Digging Beneath the Surface was one of the teen summer reading programs. It featured archaeology studies of prehistoric people and their cultures. There were several activities where the kids could participate. Virginia Wulfkuhl from the State Historical Society talked to the teens about all the interesting artifacts that have been found in Kansas, like Indian pottery or […]
The Summer Reading program, Planting Beneath the Surface, featured four different activities for the teens to participate in. The kids were required to listen to instructions and be creative. Making a plantable bookmark required getting your hands messy. One tablespoon of soupy paper mush was spread on a screen where the kids pressed as much […]
Prizes are only part of our Summer Reading Challenge. Keep reading this summer for sharper skills that will take you far in life. Grownups, model the way for children. Our summer reading program offers something for everyone.
The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library wants everyone in the community to read this summer. Visit summerfest.tscpl.org to register or pick up a paper reading tracker at the library or on a Bookmobile. No library card required to sign up. Find out what’s in it for you.
Go deep into a soil tunnel and get behind the controls of big digging equipment June 1 from 10am–2pm for Dig into Reading. Children will laugh and learn while their parents sign them up for a whole summer of fun. Join us as we kick-off our summer reading program
What will you be reading this summer? Get some recommendations from a room full of librarians as Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley interview librarians about their great summer reads. Have you tried downloading ebooks and audiobooks from the library’s Overdrive service yet? Stephanie will convince you to try it!