Often times our wish to travel around the globe is restricted by our finances, lack of time or family obligations. Even though you may not be able to physically visit far away places, you can experience cultural diversity at the library Tuesday, April 30, 2013. Join us for El Dia de los Ninos/El Dia de los Libros (Children’s [...]
The library has volunteer opportunities for you, whether it’s a short-lived “gig” to keep you busy before your family goes on summer vacation or more of a commitment that will look great on college scholarship applications. Great teens help make a great library. How can you help?
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 [...]
Get up to 10 free books at the Friends of the Library Book Swap Bazaar April 27. Bring in books and get new-to-you titles to take home and keep. It’s all a benefit of being a Friends member.
Summertime is a busy time, but make time to visit your library. A world of fun and learning waits for you. Check out these library events for kids, teens and adults for June and July.
Drop Everything and Read: that’s the message you’ll get from your public library April 12 as we recognize a national initiative started by author Beverly Cleary. D.E.A.R. encourages everyone to read or recommit to making reading a part of your daily life.
Find something to do at the library. We’re more than just books. Hang with friends and enjoy these fun programs just for teens. You might even meet someone new, play a new game or find a new look.
Summer at the library offers reading rewards that you and your kid will dig. Sign up for Summer Reading today and keep kids reading all summer long. When they reach 12 hours, teens and kids receive a free book, plus lots of prizes along the way.
The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library Green Fair, April 13 from 2–5pm, offers entertainment for all ages and eco-friendly ideas to incorporate into your daily life. Paper shredding and electronics recycling will also be part of the Fair.
Consumed, an exhibit opening April 5 at the Alice C. Sabatini GAllery, looks at history, ecology, animals and people in Pop Art-style. Charming and whimsical works of art by Justin Marable and Juniper Tangpuz tell stories about the past, present and future. Come in during First Friday and meet the artists.
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 [...]