Women of all ages, income and education levels are invited to enroll in the Women & Money Series to be offered on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 to 8:30 PM, Sept. 11 through Oct. 30 at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library’s Marvin Auditorium. Registration is going on right now.
Thursday, August 2, 7:00 pm, Marvin Auditorium 101C Despite the name, Death Valley is a beautiful place full of life waiting to be explored. Join Ranger Justin Sochacki, Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site to learn about the hottest, lowest, driest place in the United States and those who have explored it, including [...]
The next exhibit at the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery will change your perspective about what a book can be. Telling Stories showcases artists’ books, taking storytelling beyond traditional words on pages. Attend the opening reception during the First Friday Artwalk and visit with the show’s curators, enjoy finger foods and mingle with friends and gallery [...]
Back by popular demand, the Movie on the Lawn series will feature films that will get you and your family dancing. Bring the whole family for a showing of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off Sept. 13 and Grease Sept. 27.
Look for these upcoming programs presented by the park rangers from Brown V. Board of Education National Historic Site Elisha Scott, Colored Lawyer of Topeka This program revolves around Scott’s life as one of the state’s most noted attorneys and some of his most important cases where he fought to win fair treatment for all [...]
Music fans, mark your calendars. Summer brings an impressive lineup of entertainers to delight young and old alike. Fans of past American Idol winner Carrie Underwood will love Megan Leigh, a Kansas native who brings her country music stylin’s to the library Wednesday, June 27 at 4pm. Catch her act while you can; this artist’s [...]
Summerfest 2012 means great stories, games, entertainment and a chance to take home a Nook Tablet or Kindle Fire – plus other great prizes. The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library wants everyone in the community, young and old, to sign up for summer reading at summerfest.tscpl.org. << Click the link Watch our SummerFest video [...]
Join Professor Pamela Gordon for this final lecture of the Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives: Poetry-Drama-Dialogue.
Of all the ancient Athenian philosophical schools, the Garden of Epicurus (as one of the schools was called) was reputedly the only one that accepted women and slaves as students. Professor Gordon explores fact and fiction about the Garden, and describes why it would have attracted her over two millennia ago.
Go back in time to when ballroom dancing hit the silver screen while you enjoy two classic films with two classic dancers Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.
Join us in celebrating an out-of-this-world anniversary with a viewing of Star Wars on Friday, May 11 in Marvin Auditorium. Crafts and activities begin at 6:00pm, and the film starts at 6:30pm. May 2012 marks the 35th anniversary of the release of the original Star Wars movie (now more formally known as Episode IV: A [...]
Families can immerse themselves in the traditions of the Hispanic and Latino cultures at El Día de los Ninos/El Día de los Libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) Friday, May 4 – perfect timing for those planning family friendly activities in honor of Cinco de Mayo. El Día offers visitors free snacks, free books and exposure to [...]