Smoke. Flame. Fire at its most raw form. Prairie fires are quintessentially Kansas. Learn more about your state and its ecosystem when you view photos, ceramics and paintings depicting the fires.
Miranda Ericsson promotes Kansas Authors including Eric McHenry, Thomas Fox Averill, Israel Wasserstein and Leah Sewell. Plus, listen in to find out which short story from Kij Johnson may give you nightmares, and to hear which book from one popular Kansas author will be made into a movie!
Here in Kansas we seem to finally be rounding that corner into summer. For me this brings to mind memories of camping, fishing, and lazy afternoons relaxing and reading a good book. For those of you looking for Kansas camping sites and fishing holes, you’ve come to the right place. The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism […]
The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library hosts Discover Kansas Archaeology from 2pm to 3:30pm Sunday, April 29, 2012, in Marvin Auditorium 101BC. Take a walk through prehistoric displays, examine an archaeologist’s toolkit and find out what an archaeologist does after discovering an artifact. Marvin Auditorium will take on a fair feel with tables for sponsor […]
We’re nearly halfway through March, which means March Madness is upon us. The annual Division I NCAA Tournament is rivaled only by the Superbowl for transcending sports (and sports fans) and becoming an American cultural event relevant to even usual non-fans. Certainly every sports fan has their favorite moments, opinions, or memories of what the NCAA Tournament […]
Join Smith Center football coach Roger Barta and his son, Brooks, at the library on Sunday, March 4 from 2-3 as they talk about the philosophies that have led to the sustained success of the football program in Smith Center.