The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library hosts Discover Kansas Archaeology from 2pm to 3:30pm Sunday, April 29, 2012, in Marvin Auditorium 101BC. Take a walk through prehistoric displays, examine an archaeologist’s toolkit and find out what an archaeologist does after discovering an artifact. Marvin Auditorium will take on a fair feel with tables for sponsor [...]
Learn about the birds of our region and how to identify them by attending Wild Birds of Kansas, a presentation by members of the Topeka Audubon Society on April 23 at the library.
Come check out two of Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library’s newest additions of books on the subject of home brewing and be sure to attend Let’s Make Beer on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 from 7pm–8pm in Marvin Auditorium 101BC.
April 15 marks the 100th anniversary of the RMS Titanic disaster. Constructed to the highest standards of luxury, Titanic was the ship to sail on when she debuted in 1912. Her opulence captured headlines before her departure from Europe, and her tragic ending still fascinates the public to this day. Everyone knows the basic facts of [...]
Coming soon, it’s the 5th annual Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library Green Fair being held Saturday, April 21, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. right here at the library. We’ll have booths manned by more than 25 different organizations all geared to helping you help the earth.
Miss Nelson is Missing! Join in the fun of finding her at 7pm on April 4 in the library’s Marvin Auditorium. Parents and children are welcome. The book is a favorite of kindergarten through third grade students and has been voted one of the most memorable books of the century. The Topeka Civic Theatre & [...]
Watch the Film The Help and then stay for discussion of the Book by Kathyryn Stockett with Glenda DuBoise, President, The Topeka Chapter of The Links.Inc.
In this edition of ConnectNow magazine, read up on what’s happening at your library in April(one of our busiest months) and May. Flip through the pages to find a schedule of events and classes the library offers – including free computer training classes. When it comes to book clubs, we’ve done the work for you. [...]
Wednesday is World Read Aloud Day. The Day’s purpose is to emphasis the importance of reading. Worldwide at least 793 million people remain illiterate. The library has a list of great books to read aloud to your child. Find out why reading aloud is important.
Techno-awesome teens maneuver the Internet with ease, text at ridiculously fast speeds and multi-task so well it blows the generations before them out of the water. But because technology is so commonplace in their world, they probably haven’t ever stopped to think about it. Teen Tech Week, March 4-10, gives teens the chance to come [...]
Heartland: the Cookbook by Judith Fertig is the featured cookbook for Cooking by the Book. Judith Fertig will also be here to talk about making your own cookbooks.