Library News April/May 2013 – What's Happening at Your Library

Why would you want to pick up and read Library News? Here are 5 quick reasons: Read a story on how you can get up to 10 free books at the Friends Book Swap Bazaar in April 27 from 1–3pm when you trade your own books in. (Friends membership required) For the bride-to-be, the library […]

Shop Our Bag Day Book Sale Jan. 19

Bargain shoppers can stuff brown grocery bags (provided) full of books for just $5 a bag at the Friends of the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library Bag Day Book Sale Sat., Jan. 19, 2012 from 10am–4pm. This one-day sale includes both hardbound and paperback books on all topics including children’s, religion, health, large print, […]

National Friends of the Library Week – Oct. 21-27

Now is a great time to join the Friends. Friendship is good for you, but here’s three other compelling reasons why the Friends of the Library is THE organization to join. Other benefits: •    Receive 10% off on ALL purchases at the Chandler Booktique every visit •    Shop before anyone else at the annual book […]

52 for 150: What’s So Special About The Friends of Art & Friends of the Library?

For week 37 of our Kansas sesquicentennial video series we’re taking a closer look at the Friends of the Library and the Friends of Art, as well as some of the artwork they’ve purchased for the permanent collection, partly to say thank you and partly to inspire new members to join.

Good Books, Good Deals at Friends Annual Book Sale

Book pickers will bargain for nearly 100,000 books on September 16, 17 and 18, at the Agricultural Hall at the Kansas Expocentre at the Friends of the Library Book Sale. “Each book a person buys at the Friends Annual Book Sale helps us put a book in the hands of each child enrolled in our […]

HUSH: a podcast from your library – Episode 9

HUSH – Listen to a conversational podcast (37:59). Christina Callison book talks some historical non-fiction, Mary Campbell discusses the popular Friends of the Library Booksales and Booktique and Nate Hohl promotes Sports Trivia and Fantasy Football programs.Plus, Lissa and Thad announce exciting changes coming to HUSH. Subscribe to HUSH via iTunes.