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Epic library video celebrates National Library Week, Topeka-style.

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What you read in 2014

Through the year, you’ve eagerly answered our question, “What are you reading?” Here are 15 of the year’s highlights.

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What You Read in 2013

This best-books-of-2013 list is culled from our Facebook friends, who periodically answer “what are you reading.” Thanks for the year of inspiration and for talking books with us online. Tap into reading inspiration brought to you by readers like you.

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National Library Week, April 14 through 20

Spread the Word about the Value of Libraries, April 14–20

Let us know what you value about your library – in person and online Forget “shhhhh-ing!” This week your library is making some noise. The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library joins libraries across the country for Library Week, April 14–20. “All week we’ll be promoting the value of using your library. Come to one […]

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A Midsummer’s Nightmare delivers great teen drama

Whitley Johnson wants nothing more than to get out of town after graduation, to escape her depressed mother in Indiana and visit her fun-loving father’s condo by the lake in Kentucky for the summer. When she can’t remember the name of the guy she wakes up next to after getting drunk at a party on […]

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And the Best Books are….

Here are the winners in our TSCPL’s Best Books of 2012 poll. We started out with 100 of our most checked out books and asked you to vote for the best fiction and non-fiction books published this year. The results are in.