Learn More about Free Mailing Service for the Blind

The library is offering customers with blindness or low vision a way to get library books delivered to their home for free. This new service is part of our commitment to serving the community through Red Carpet Services outreach. Large print books and/or books on CD will be mailed to qualified customers in a zippered […]

Senior Fair Offers Helpful Information for Older Adults and Caregivers

On January 18th, 2012 the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library hosted a Senior Information Fair. Our goal was to inform older adults and their family members in our community about the variety of local services and businesses that cater to the needs of aging populations. The 250 attendees explored booths that focused on numerous topics ranging from health, nutrition, veterans’ benefits, legal, finance, volunteering, realty, tax assistance, athletics, and in-home care to maintain one’s independence.

If you missed the fair, you can still check out the list of exhibitors below and see what products, services, and information they offered to the attendees.

Senior Fair Offers Helpful Information for Older Adults and Caregivers

The Senior Information Fair offers a one-stop-shopping experience for older adults and their caregivers who want to learn more about what the library and the community has to offer senior citizens. The Senior Information Fair, Jan. 18 from 10am-2pm, is a perfect time to ask about how we can bring the library to you. Our […]

The Red Carpet Relationship Helps Prolong Reading Enjoyment

Thousands of people in the community are able to have a romance, ride along on the cattle trail, or solve a mystery through literature delivered directly to their homes. Red Carpet Services, an outreach service of the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, visits 55 senior-living and 85 homebound sites a month. Customers for whom […]

HUSH: a podcast from your library – Episode 8

HUSH – Listen to a conversational podcast (1:04:05). Becky Hinton joins Lissa and Thad to talk about Computer Training Classes. Megan Johnson explains the role of Red Carpet at the library, and Gary K. Clarke shares his love of African safaris. Plus subscribe to HUSH via iTunes.