Cold temperatures and snow giving you the winter blues? Visit the library for a fresh breath of spring Sunday Dec. 7th at 7 p.m. in the Marvin Auditorium as we join former Kansas Poet Laureate Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg and photographer Stephen Locke as they present their new book Chasing Weather: Tornadoes, Tempests, and Thunderous Skies in […]
Chasing Weather event will show what happens when you combine poetry and storms, 7 p.m. Sun. Dec. 7.
Meet these writers carrying on the proud tradition of poetry in the state of Kansas on December 6th, from 1-5 pm at our second annual literary fair! Denise Low Low, 2nd Kansas Poet Laureate, has over 25 books, including Mélange Block (Red Mountain Press) and Ghost Stories (Ks. Notable Book; The Circle -Best Native American […]
Although he died 15 years ago of a heart attack, Shel Silverstein‘s books are still enjoyed by children and adults today. Known for his willingness to try unusual ideas without concern for social conventions, Silverstein authored 20 books, which are now available in more than 30 different languages. With a quirky sense of humor some […]
Kevin Rabas’s third collection of poetry is a new addition to our library’s shelves. Read on to find out more, and check out our original interview with the award-winning Kansas poet.
In The Sum of Two Mothers, Topeka poet Dennis Etzel Jr. opens a discussion about equality, gender roles, and acceptance. Check out the book from your library and join the conversation.