Come to the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library to get your free-to-take-home comic book. Gatekeeper Hobbies will be on hand to provide the free comic books, and we will have comic book themed crafts and other activities including a DC vs. Marvel superhero/villain competition. Join us for all the fun and action on: Saturday, […]
A New Day, A New Artist, A New Art Medium This week in Art Club at Lowman Hill the third graders were introduced to the finer art of watercolor. This art medium takes a lighter approach and finer motor skills which the students have been working up to all year. The Master Artist we looked […]
My ten-year-old daughter has been asking me to let her read The Hunger Games. The answer is, “Not yet,” mostly due to the novel’s child-on-child violence. But there’s another factor: Even if she read the book and the violence didn’t bother her, she still wouldn’t understand why kids are killing kids because she hasn’t yet […]
No school on Friday?! A three-day weekend?! That’s like finding the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. It’s as good as discovering a lucky four leaf clover. By golly, it’s better than pouring a bowl of Lucky Charms and getting nothing but marshmallows. Sweet! If you’d like to sprinkle some shenanigans into […]
Calling all WWE fans in grades 5-12! You have a chance to win big using your brain, not your brawn. All you have to do is write a short letter to your favorite WWE Superstar to try to convince him/her to read your favorite book. Your letter may be written in either English or Spanish. The […]
Listen or download the library’s premier podcast – HUSH! In Episode 22, enjoy a discussion (30:32) about Graphic Novels. Have you read any of our recommendations? Plus continue the discussion on the library’s Goodreads group!