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 […]
Capoeira is a Brazilian art form that combines elements of martial arts and dance. Watch this exciting sport in action with the Capoeiristas of Grupo Axe Capoeira Kansas City on Thursday, June 16 at 2:00 pm in Marvin Auditorium. This program is for age 10 to adults.
Is your mind sharp and your strategy cunning enough for these board games?
Start your summer off with a laugh by watching a performance by Laughing Matters Jr. on Thursday, June 9 at 2:00 pm. The performance will be on the stage in the Edge teen activity room and is open to all ages.
It’s not often one gets to pick the brain of a National Geographic photographer.
Join us Thursday evening, June 2, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. in the library’s Marvin Auditorium for a virtual tour of Southern Germany. Our tour guide will be Rev. George Pejakovich, Assistant to the Dean at Grace Episcopal Cathedral, who was stationed in Germany twice while serving in the United States Army. His program is aptly […]
This summer, spend some time at the capitol building like you never have before. This is date night done cheap! Grab a blanket and cuddle up for a six-movie series provided in conjunction with Summerfest 2011 and the Kansas sesquicentennial.
Our annual summer reading program starts May 31 and ends on July 29. Record your reading hours at summerfest.tscpl.org. After every 2 hours (up to 16 hours) you are eligible for a prize which can be picked up at any bookmobile stop or the main library. All participants who read at least 12 hours (or […]
Join the adventure. Be part of our summer reading program. You and your kids can sign up and read for great prizes, like free chocolate, ice cream and bowling passes. Learn what’s in store for you this summer at the library.
Our Summerfest reading program helps bridge the reading gap that forms during summer break from school. Plus, it’s just fun. Find out what this year’s themes are and when you can start tracking your time. Plus, learn what’s happening this summer at the library.
Want something fun to do with your kid? Design a bookmark for our Summerfest bookmark design competition. Learn about entry guidelines inside this post.