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
The Topeka Metro makes connecting to local destinations possible for kids by offering free bus rides this summer. That’s great news for the kids who want to attend our awesome line-up of summer programs but don’t have a ride. Learn more about this summer bus promotion.
Tap into your ultimate source for everything library. We have book recommendations, information about library technology, customer interviews, Bookmobile schedule and a complete schedule of events. Flip through the pages of our library newspaper.
Summertime is a busy time, but make time to visit your library. A world of fun and learning waits for you. Check out these library events for kids, teens and adults for June and July.
Summer at the library offers reading rewards that you and your kid will dig. Sign up for Summer Reading today and keep kids reading all summer long. When they reach 12 hours, teens and kids receive a free book, plus lots of prizes along the way.
CURATE THIS! 2013 Teens - Get a hands-on art opportunity! Learn about planning and curating an art exhibit from our art collection. You will work with Sabatini Gallery staff to select, plan and display an art exhibit in the Hirschberg Gallery. You can add this experience to college applications. WHO: 3-7 High School Students from [...]
Thousands of readers from across the county hit the books this summer as part of our summer reading program, which ended July 28. Thanks to all who participated in our reading challenge and attended SummerFest programs at the library. Library customers contributed reviews as they completed various reading milestones. We’ve compiled a collection of customer’s [...]
Come see the Hermit Crabs on the AdventureMobile July 30th-August 3rd. Summer is almost over, but don’t be crabby, visit the AdventureMobile! Did you know? 1. Hermit crabs can live to 6 to 15 years, but many live only to 6 to 12 months. 2. Hermit crabs will eat apples, grapes, cheese, steak, and meatballs. 3. [...]
Help make library history! SummerFest, our summer reading program, culminates Sat., July 28 as the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library tries to break a record for our Biggest Storytime Ever! Families are invited to drop in anytime between 10:00 and noon – or stay for the entire 2-hour mega storytime. Kids can get a [...]