52 for 150: What’s So Special About Your Library’s Topeka State Hospital Artifacts?

Today is National Mental Health Awareness Day, and for week 41 of our Kansas sesquicentennial video series, we’re highlighting the recent acquisition of a copper cupola and a yellow brick from the top and sides of the former Topeka State Hospital. PLUS! Hear Susan Marchant tell the story of one famous resident, Boston Corbett.

52 for 150: What’s So Special About Your Library’s Museum Plus System?

September is National Museum Month, so for week 38 of our Kansas sesquicentennial video series we’re focusing on our collections management system, Museum Plus, which will eventually allow you to browse our entire art and historical artifact collection online.

52 for 150: What’s So Special About The Friends of Art & Friends of the Library?

For week 37 of our Kansas sesquicentennial video series we’re taking a closer look at the Friends of the Library and the Friends of Art, as well as some of the artwork they’ve purchased for the permanent collection, partly to say thank you and partly to inspire new members to join.