Upcoming Library Closed Dates

The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library will be closed on the following dates in observance of the holidays: Mon., Jan 20, 2014     Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Mon., Feb. 17, 2014 – Presidents’ Day The Millennium Café and the Chandler Booktique inside the library will also be closed during those dates. Additionally, Bookmobiles will […]

Feb/Mar Library News – What’s Happening at Your Library

We’re heating things up just in time for Valentine’s Day. So, take a look at the romance book list our librarians have rounded up and read a column from Librarian Stephanie about why she likes her stories on the spicier side. Plus, activities and classes for all ages inside this edition of Library News.

Bean There, Read That: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Pick up a copy of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Garth Stein for the Tuesday January 28, 2013 7-8:30PM Bean There, Read That book discussion at The Classic Bean (21st and Fairlawn) for folks in their 20s and 30s! London, January 1946, emerging from the shadow of the Second World War, writer Juliet Ashton is looking for her next book subject. […]

Keeping Your Old Home Beautiful

This Old House named the College Hill neighborhood as a one of the Midwest’s best neighborhoods for 2013. The neighborhood is just north of the Washburn University campus and was originally established as a residential and boarding area for faculty and students. Topeka has several historic neighborhoods with lovely homes that were built in the […]