Will you help fill the shelves of a brand new Bookmobile with best-selling books and chart-topping media? Here’s your invitation to support the community by giving to The Library Foundation.
Kids’ eyes light up with surprise when they cruise through our nonfiction area and find Tyrannosaurus Rex legs standing in the stacks. An octopus-wrapped aquarium and a school bus pulling up to a schoolhouse add to their fascination. Truth be told, adults dig the new Kids Library too. Come in and see for yourself the […]
The Library Foundation has received a $200,000 gift from the Capitol Federal® Foundation to fund a new bookmobile in 2014.
The 12th annual art exhibit for children presented by the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery features seven artists with creepy-crawly artworks inspired by bugs. The exhibition, Unearthed, includes paintings, sculptures, photographs and scientific illustrations to get the Topeka community thinking about the wonderful world of insects and the art they inspire. “From large glass and wire […]
The Library Foundation participated in Topeka Gives, an event sponsored by the Topeka Community Foundation that gave members of the community an opportunity to interact and donate to 75 local non-profit organizations. The day-long event on Wednesday, June 19th was held at The Fairlawn Plaza Mall where event attendees could contribute to one or more […]
The Junior League of Topeka (JLT) marks its 75th year of community service with a $75,000 gift that will support the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library’s Kids Library. The large gift makes the Junior League the lead donor on the Kids Library project. JLT President Stacie Borjon will present the award to The Library […]
A delightful bronze bench – featuring a little girl and a dog so cute they beckon kids to sit and enjoy a good book with them – was unveiled at Wednesday, April 18 in the Kids Library. Eight famous (at least around the library) Reading Education Assistance Dogs, including Waverly, the Labrador-mix who was the model […]
JOIN THE BUY A BOOK CLUB We need more books than the library can afford to buy. Joining our Buy a Book Club replenishes our bookshelves and promotes self-directed learning in your community. Donate now. Your membership makes a difference where it’s needed most. By believing in the value of a great public library, your […]
So what if you can’t play an instrument – here’s your chance to pretend you’re a real rock star! Learn more about the Art of Air Guitar and how you could win $50 and get your picture in Topeka Magazine.