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.
In this edition of Library News, learn when the biggest book sale in the Midwest will be held in Topeka. Plus, how you can get free magazine subscriptions for your computer, tablet, iPad or smart phone. The library schedule of events, classes and our Bookmobile stops is also inside.
The first Medicare Mondays is held April 1 at 1:00 pm in Menninger Room 206. Join Medicare Mondays at the Library! Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas (SHICK) counselors help you navigate through the complex web that is Medicare. Bring your questions.
Monday, March 25, 2013 | 6:30–9:00 pm | Marvin Auditorium It’s like political speed dating. Meet the candidates who will be on the April 2nd City Election ballot. Visit directly with candidates who are running for the Topeka City Council and Mayor races. Each candidate will be at a table, and you will be able […]
This community of student cello players under the direction of Erinn Renyer play cello ensemble music. Come see this group March 21, 1:00-2:00 pm at the Library in The Edge (teen activity room East Wing). The Cello Collective learns about performance technique, musicality and enjoys opportunities to perform at community concerts and events. Cello Collective […]
Get your geek on at our Teen Tech Week events as librarians introduce teens to “ancient” technology, like 8-track cassette tapes and typewriters. Our first techie event is Wednesday, followed by a hands-on program on robotics Thursday.
No school on Friday?! A three-day weekend?! That’s like finding the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. It’s as good as discovering a lucky four leaf clover. By golly, it’s better than pouring a bowl of Lucky Charms and getting nothing but marshmallows. Sweet! If you’d like to sprinkle some shenanigans into […]
At the library we are committed to helping every child learn to read before they start school. Programs like our educational and interactive storytimes are, for many, the gateway to becoming a reader for life. The events nurture children’s social skills and give them a chance to be read to by someone different.