Wonderstruck: The Big Read Book for Kids

Acquaint yourselves with The Big Read book for kids. Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick is set in the 1920s – just like The Great Gatsby – and it’s a journey of two lost children whose stories collide as they search for a place to belong. See if your child will be struck by the story. Synopsis inside.

8 Reasons Why Reading Matters

The Big Read is a big deal. It is an effort to encourage our community to be productive, civic-ly active and healthy. Good readers make that happen. Since 2003, your library has offered a community reading experience that helps combat the decline of civic, social, cultural and economic implications that occur when people spend less […]

Make Reading a Must-do Summer Project

The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library is putting books in the hands of children in an effort to keep their reading skills sharp during summer months, and stops the “summer slide” that can leave your child months behind when they return to school in August. The library recommends reading as little as 12 hours […]