A new display of books is meant for busy parents –Just reach out and snag a bundle of picture books for your family – all chosen with care by an experienced children’s librarian around a central theme and even tied up with a cute ribbon!
Listen to the HUSH podcast (33:53) about books and movies. This episode focuses on what Library CEO Gina Millsap is reading on her Kindle. Reading is becoming situational — with ebooks, audiobooks, print books all meeting people’s needs in different ways. Have you read any of our recommendations? Plus continue the discussion on the library’s Goodreads group!
Go to the outer limits of literature with us this fall during Fall Reading. Read 8 hours – in a book, magazine, even a web page – between now and Nov. 13 and reap the sweet rewards. Details inside.
A review of the audiobook Picking Cotton: Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption by Jennifer Thompson-Cannino and Ronald Cotton, with Erin Torneo
Powerful, insightful, and shocking. Those are the three words I would choose to describe this story told by two very brave individuals.
SPOILER ALERT: A new study shows that readers seem to prefer books when the introduction gives away the ending. What do you think?
Why should you join the Topeka Public Library’s Goodreads.com group page you ask? For reading inspiration and book discussions of course!
Do you keep track of everything you read? Do you get your reading inspiration from your family, friends, or the library? If you said yes to either of these questions, you might want to try Goodreads.com.
Grab some carpet and let us entertain you with stories that will leave you wanting more.
The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library is putting books in the hands of children in an effort to keep their reading skills sharp during summer months, and stops the “summer slide” that can leave your child months behind when they return to school in August. The library recommends reading as little as 12 hours […]
“The vast majority of the world’s books, music, films, television and art, you will never see. It’s just numbers.”
Digital Talking Books keeps avid readers connected to their passion even when their ability to see fails them. Talking Books Week, March 1-6, is a perfect time to try out this free service or inquire about it for a loved one. Staff can even personalize selections and customize due dates based on a customer’s reading […]