On Wednesday, Feb. 8 from 6:30–8:00pm, teens and their parents will find guidance for life as they hear stories of success from Jesse Brinson, youth director for Called to Greatness Ministries and a former University of Kansas football player. The event will be held in Marvin Auditorium 101BC. Jesse will talk about self-empowerment, how to […]
Eight state championships, a 79-game winning streak, an .825 winning percentage, and over 300 career wins. Amazingly, these aren’t the most important things Coach Roger Barta has brought to the football program at Smith Center High School in Smith Center, Kan. His philosophy – of always putting forth your best effort, striving to improve every […]
Judy Blume’s, Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing, from the Fudge series, is the book upon which our next Read the Book, See the Show event is based. The Fudge series is a favorite with young readers. But even if you’re family isn’t familiar with it, bring the kids in to our event Feb 1 […]
Visit one-on-one with preschool staff from 25 childcare centers around the county at the Parents as Teachers Preschool Fair Feb. 6.
Lawmakers, University of Kansas faculty and a veteran journalist will take part in a public panel discussion focused on top issues in the 2012 session of the Kansas Legislature. The panelists will offer insight into major topics including redistricting, school finance and tax policy. The audience will also have the opportunity to learn more during […]
Reading is the basis for everything. Whether it’s success in school or in day-to-day stuff like grocery shopping or ordering at a restaurant. School isn’t that far off for ShaMecha Simms’ 4-year-old boy, Tatum. They frequently use the library to work on his reading skills, and she credits the library with many of Tatum’s reading […]
The Senior Information Fair offers a one-stop-shopping experience for older adults and their caregivers who want to learn more about what the library and the community has to offer senior citizens. The Senior Information Fair, Jan. 18 from 10am-2pm, is a perfect time to ask about how we can bring the library to you. Our […]
Dr. Sue Hall, Medical Director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Stormont Vail shared stories from her new book, For the Love of Babies: one doctor’s stories about life in the neonatal intensive care unit. Watch two videos from the program and check out materials from a recommended reading list.
Sunday, December 11, 3:00–5:00 pm join over 30 local and regional poets as they share poems, stories and passions relating to our inspiring state.
Enjoy a the enchanting and delicate sounds of olden times during a holiday-inspired concert Dec. 4 from 3-4pm in Marvin Auditorium during A Renaissance Music Christmas. Castle & Cross Consort, Topeka’s early music ensemble, performs holiday tunes on the recorders and folk harp, as well as the krumhorn, a capped-double reed (similar to a bag pipe) […]
Sat Dec 3 10:30 am–12:00 pm
Learn how to get terrific shots of your family that you’ll treasure for a lifetime. David Mathias professional photographer, owner of Photo-1 will give you tips on taking pictures that truly capture your family’s personality. Bring your own photos and see how small changes can improve them.
Anton Room 202