Book lovers will pick from for nearly 100,000 books on September 20, 21 and 22, 2013, at the Agricultural Hall at the Kansas Expocentre during the Friends of the Library Book Sale. Traditional genres, like biography, arts, romance, mystery and children’s books, are priced at $1 or $2. A Premium Section (special edition, signed by […]
Just as the library concludes its second community novel penned by local authors, 22 young writers also celebrate their debut in publishing through a library program. “We’ve seen success with helping adult writers from all over the community get published, so we thought why not try it with the kids. Most of our literacy-based programs […]
Don’t be in the dark about your financial future. Sign up for Women & Money, a seven-week financial series which begins Sept. 5. Housing and Credit Counseling, Inc., along with area experts, teach budgeting, retirement planning, banking and credit building. Designed for women of all income and education levels.
From Africa to Topeka, these talented young musicians offer you an evening of culture Aug. 2. You’ll be tapping your feet to the beat of their drums. Come for a night of music you soon won’t forget.
Mark Twain was an iconic American author and humorist, and, you will soon have an opportunity to experience his wisdom and wit in person. If you haven’t read any Twain, an upcoming event at the library offers the perfect excuse. A Twain impersonator provides entertainment and a little serious reflection July 30 at 7pm in […]
You don’t have to sacrifice your home landscaping needs to summer’s craze. Shawnee County Master Gardeners help you decide what to plant that will be low maintenance.
The library is a cool place to meet your friends and participate in one of our chill activities for teens. Get a load of the various events we’re holding just for teens.
For $5, fill your bags to the brim with book bargains! Make sure to be among the first to the sale because the good bargains go fast.
MAKIN’ MOVES – Balance Your Life Saturday, July 13, 2013 – 9am–12pm Marvin Auditorium at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library Wellness is not just about food and exercise. At this wellness conference, learn how to balance your life with intellectual and spiritual growth, healthy eating, and exercise. Make health connections during lectures and […]
Listen up! We offer beats that will have you tapping your feet and swinging your hips. Live musical performances, some led by our own library staff, await you and your family at the library in June and July.
Don’t just check out movies from the library, watch them here. This summer, we offer movie screenings for everyone in your family. Entertain the kids with an animated movie or make it a date night with your significant other and come to one of our evening showings.