Every week more than twenty thousand customers walk into the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, and not just for our books. Over 7,000 meetings and programs take place each year in our meeting spaces. Library staff provide programs and services in schools, childcare facilities, community recreation centers, on library vehicles, at senior living facilities, […]
During the months of November and December the library has been inundated with bunnies. Library patron, Cheryl Swayne, donated her baby bunnies and rabbits for show & tell programs in Youth Services. The names given to the baby bunnies are from the book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter. The first Peter Rabbit story was […]
The descendant of the youngest signer of the 1855 Topeka Constitution shares an exciting announcement relating to Topeka, Kansas and American history.
Celebrate Teen Read Week October 13-19 with your library! Teen Read Week is a national initiative from the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) with special events and programs aimed at encouraging teens around the area to read for the fun of it. The theme for 2013 is Seek the Unknown @ your library and we have great […]
In this edition of Library News, get your invitation to the grand opening of the Kids Library and find out when you can meet Eric Litwin, award-winning musician, teacher and author of the popular Pete the Cat books. And streaming video now from your library.
Back by popular demand, the Movie on the Lawn series will feature films that will entertain you and your family September 21 and October 5 on the south side of the Statehouse lawn. Movies start at sundown. See you at the movies.