Stay informed as you shop this holiday season using Consumer Reports online, free from your library. The Library provides free access to ConsumerReports.org the subscription website of the Consumer Reports magazine.
Learn to create websites, Android or iOS apps, computer programming languages, or other technology with Treehouse, an online technology education service.
On April 29, improvements will be made to OverDrive, the library’s ebook website, changing the look, feel, and experience of checking out ebooks!
While there is no substitute for good legal advice, sometimes all you need is a simple legal document or two. However, finding online forms that are accurate and work in Kansas can be frustrating and intimidating. Through the library you can gain access to hundreds of Kansas specific legal forms online through LegalForms, a new addition to the library’s online resource collection.
Can I fix it myself? Get online access to automotive and small engine repair manuals from your home computer or mobile device using your library card. Learn about two great online resources that provide you free access to searchable Chilton, Mitchell, and other repair manuals for your car, motorcycle, lawn mower, jet ski, and snowmobile. Learn more about this valuable resource.
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.
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.
Being a smart consumer can save you big. Read up on products before you buy. Use the library’s subscription to Consumer Reports to give you peace of mind on life’s big decisions.