Join us Saturday October 8th from 10am to 3pm at the Kansas State Historical Society 6425 SW 6th Ave for meet Christia Cowan from Ancestry.com and learn about genealogical research and resources.
From interviews with authors to information on teaching children to read, this edition of connectnow magazine is a real page-turner. See stories and a complete calendar of library events inside.
(For ages 2-4 with an adult)
Saturday, August 20
10:00–11:00 am – Marvin Auditorium
Join “Miss Carole”,Dubbed “the Pied Piper of children’s music”, as she shows how songs, stories, fingerplays, rhythmic movement and instrument play will expand a child’s musical experience in a fun way.
We have had several Saturday morning make & take crafts programs in 2011. Lots of themes were covered from bugs to pizza. Read more for links to all the handouts for these programs.
Starting this week, library card holders will receive our connectnow magazine in the mail. This makes planning your time at the library more convenient and helps you become a walking encyclopedia of library activities and news. Keep an eye out for your copy. At-home deliver isn’t the only change to our bimonthly magazine. It’s now [...]
Grab some carpet and let us entertain you with stories that will leave you wanting more.
Stop! Don’t throw away that moldy gourd! I can’t tell you how many people have told me that they just threw away their gourds when they started looking like this. Don’t do that next time. Under all that mold is a gem just waiting to be uncovered.
Dennis Dinwiddie brought a variety of snakes to the Zoo Animals Live program for June. All of the snakes reside at the Topeka Zoo and are used in educational programs. Therefore, they are all accustomed to being held and are nonpoisonous. Many snakes benefit people. There are several different kinds of king snakes. The picture on the left shows [...]
Capoeira is a Brazilian art form that combines elements of martial arts and dance. Watch this exciting sport in action with the Capoeiristas of Grupo Axe Capoeira Kansas City on Thursday, June 16 at 2:00 pm in Marvin Auditorium. This program is for age 10 to adults.
Start your summer off with a laugh by watching a performance by Laughing Matters Jr. on Thursday, June 9 at 2:00 pm. The performance will be on the stage in the Edge teen activity room and is open to all ages.
The topic for May, Zoo Animals Live, was birds of prey. Jeff, who is now working at the Topeka Zoo with Dennis, was the presenter. Merlin represented all the Great Horned Owls that are widely distributed in the Americas. There are almost no predators of these adult owls. Their heads can turn 270′ and their [...]