Common Questions from Job Seekers

Answered by Terry Miller, Business Librarian Q. I need help writing a resume and making it great. Are there library resources I can use to make my resume stand out? A. We can help you make your resume interesting and attention-grabbing. I recommend tailoring your resume to the job description. Keep in mind your most […]

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Learn Languages Online

Start learning a new language online at home, work, or on your smart phone, using Mango for Libraries, the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library’s new online language learning resource. Choose from over 30 languages and learn the basics, for travel or casual conversation, or go in-depth with Mango’s basic and complete level courses.

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Get Crafty with this Online Resource

Find inspiration for your next craft or hobby project by easily searching hundreds of magazines and books in one place: the Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center online database. Search full text articles for creative ideas on that next sweater, model train and scrapbook from today’s most popular craft and idea magazines and books.


Bookmobile Scheduled Maintenance Starts September 3rd

The bookmobiles will be out of service Tuesday September 3 through Saturday September 8th for scheduled maintenance.  They will resume their regular schedule on Monday September 10th. Remember the bookmobiles will also be out of service next Monday September 2nd due to the Labor Day holiday. Reserved items scheduled to be picked up from a […]


Head on Over to the New Bookmobile Webpage

You won’t want to be left behind! Take a tour of our new and improved Bookmobile webpage. It’s a short “drive” with lots to see and do. It still has all the great information you have come to rely on– the regular bookmobile schedule and interactive map to show you just where we will be […]