Just in time for Halloween — Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley host a discussion with Brian Adams about horror movies. Do you like your horror movies to be scary, funny, gory or classic? Share your recommendations with us!
Be part of the library’s first community video! As part of the festivities surrounding the 50th anniversary of the Doctor Who franchise, the Topeka and Shawnee County Library is asking members of the community to help create a Doctor Who inspired spoof entitled, Don’t Blink in the Library! Get started with instructions inside this post.
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.
Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley host a roundtable discussion with our guests around an engaging and interesting topic — Tough Guys! Listen now, download the mp3, or subscribe to “Hush: a podcast from your library” through iTunes. Tough Guys Our guest this episode is Matt Pettit, a Public Services Specialist at the library who shares […]
Few film actors, directors and writers can be described as genuine movie stars, legends or icons. All three describe John Wayne. Wayne (he changed his name from Marion Morrison) is an emblem of American values and rugged character, making his mark in films from the 1930s through the 1970s. Critics question his films and personal […]
The movie adaptation of the second book in The Hunger Games series, Catching Fire is due to come out in November, so let’s look at other movies based on young adult books that will be out later this year. PERCY JACKSON: THE SEA OF MONSTERS Movie Release Date: August 16, 2013 Get the 2nd book in the […]
Don’t just check out movies from the library, watch them here. This summer, we offer movie screenings for everyone in your family. Entertain the kids with an animated movie or make it a date night with your significant other and come to one of our evening showings.
The library owns just under half millon items that you can check out. That’s a lot of choices when you’re browsing the shelves and trying to decide what to check out this summer! Narrow down your options and check out these picks from the teens on the library’s Teen Advisory Board.
Saturday May, 18th is Star Trek Day @ your library! We’ll celebrate all things Trek with crafts, trivia, spoofs, the 2009 movie Star Trek and other activities: Vote for your favorite captain Test your knowledge of Star Trek quotes, Compose and read original Star Trek Haiku. The interstellar fun starts at 10:00 am. Star Trek: […]
It’s been a great year for movies — Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley host a discussion with Brian about Oscar winning movies. Who do you hope takes home the Best Picture Oscar this year? What Academy Awards for Best Picture over the past 85 years do you think were most (or least) deserved? Share your recommendations with us!
New DVDs are on the way! Here is a list of children’s DVDs that will appear soon on the library’s shelves. Many of these titles are new to the library while others may be replacements or extra copies of already owned titles. Bark, George. . .and More Doggie Tails Buddy The Chubbchubbs Dino Dan: To […]