In this edition of ConnectNow magazine, read up on what’s happening at your library in December and January. Flip through the pages to find a schedule of events and classes the library offers in December and January. Find some new holiday books and DVDs to check out. Research your family tree. The holiday time is [...]
Books make the best Christmas gifts – at least we think so. And our Friends at the Chandler Booktique want to make sure the best gifts come with the best price tags. Shop the booktique’s upcoming 1/2 price book sales scheduled for Nov. 30 and Dec. 30. (Store hours.) The library’s rotunda is a wonderful [...]
Begin the holiday season with an old-fashioned prairie evening Dec. 1 at 7pm in the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library’s Marvin Auditorium. Learn about Laura Ingalls Wilder from Laura McLemore, a Wichita educator and re-enactor, who will be assisted by volunteers from Old Prairie Town in Ward-Meade Park. Hear about Laura’s travels, the toys [...]
Starting December 1, enjoy the sounds of school choirs, instrumental groups and local talent filling the library’s rotunda. Stop by during your lunch hour for a musical treat as the holiday season approaches. Go to www.tscpl.org for the most up-to-date complete schedule.
It’s not too late to sign your preschooler up for I Love Letters, an interactive storytime held in conjunction with Kansas Reads to Preschoolers Week. The library’s events are Nov. 15 and 16. Sign up by calling 785-580-4565.
Experience the war years, how people got their news, what they endured and how they served their country. The Call of Duty exhibit at the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery is sure to engage your mind about American history, especially the role Kansas played during some of the country’s most trying times.
Come to the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library’s 14th annual Silents in the Cathedral Friday, Oct. 28 at 7pm. This year we feature The Magician, a screenplay adapted from a novel by W. Somerset Maugham. Funny and thrilling, The Magician follows a beautiful female spellbound by a magician seeking artificial life and the doctor who [...]
The only librarian with her own action figure, Nancy Pearl will dazzle the audience with her insight about literature and her love of books and libraries. Bibliophiles will not want to miss Nancy Pearl Nov. 3.
Sunday, October 30 – 2:00-4:00 pm, Marvin Auditorium 101BC
Join Tom Averill, author and Kansas scholar to learn about Kansas in film.
The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library will host award-winning young adult author Chris Crutcher Oct. 19. Crutcher will discuss his writing success – 11 novels, 2 short story collections and 1 autobiography – during a public talk at 10:30am and 1pm in Marvin Auditorium. Earlier in the day, he will visit Highland Park High [...]
Cello Virtuoso Steven Elisha will delight audience members this Sunday with the sounds of Sabastian Bach and Zoltan Kodaly – and an Elisha original composed for the Kansas Sesquicentennial. Hear Elisha’s beautiful cello music starting at 3pm.