Participate in Summer Reading! It’s Fun and Easy!

The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library wants everyone in the community to read this summer. Visit to register or pick up a paper reading tracker at the library or on a Bookmobile. No library card required to sign up. Find out what’s in it for you.


Dig into Reading with Soil Tunnels, Stories & Big Equipment

Go deep into a soil tunnel and get behind the controls of big digging equipment June 1 from 10am–2pm for Dig into Reading. Children will laugh and learn while their parents sign them up for a whole summer of fun. Join us as we kick-off our summer reading program


A Fresh Idea Each Week at the Monday Farmers Market

For high-quality locally grown produce, farm fresh eggs, live chickens, bedding plants and fresh cut flowers, the Monday Farmers Market has something for everyone. The Market opens May 13. Make sure to come in and browse the bounty harvested by local farmers.

3n comments

Kids Ride the Bus Free this Summer

The Topeka Metro makes connecting to local destinations possible for kids by offering free bus rides this summer. That’s great news for the kids who want to attend our awesome line-up of summer programs but don’t have a ride. Learn more about this summer bus promotion.