Ben Mikaelsen, Teen Read Week

Teen Read Week, Oct. 14-18, was a very busy week at TSCPL. On Wednesday, we celebrated with the award winning author, Ben Mikaelsen. On Thursday, the teens were challenged with the program, I Survived the Wilderness. Friday, was an educational, fun program, Books & Bites. The teens listened to the teen team talk about popular books […]

Teen Read Week 2013

Celebrate Teen Read Week October 13-19 with your library! Teen Read Week is a national initiative from the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) with special events and programs aimed at encouraging teens around the area to read for the fun of it. The theme for 2013 is Seek the Unknown @ your library and we have great […]

Teen Film Festival

The Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library’s 2nd Annual TEEN Film Festival THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO A LACK OF FILMS ENTRIES Call for films Make a short movie about anything that inspires you and have it shown to a live audience!  Your team may even win a fabulous prize! Your film can […]

Chris Crutcher comes to TSCPL

Chris Crutcher, celebrated teen author, visited Topeka during Teen Read Week 2011. In a partnership with Highland Park High School and Shawnee Heights High School, Chris was able to visit Highland Park and the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library. All the sophomores in USD501 are reading Crutcher’s book, Ironman, so meeting the author of […]

Teens 2011 Top Ten Books

The Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year. Nominators are members of teen book groups in sixteen school and public libraries around the country. The top twenty-five nominations are posted online during National Library Week, and teens across the country vote on their […]