Kansas Author Buttrfli Jones

On Sunday, June 10, 2012, from 2-3pm, author Buttrfli Jones will be in the Topeka Room (204) to talk about writing and publishing her books.  Like a Tree is a story about a woman who suffers sexual childhood abuse and how that abuse shapes her life as she journeys from victim to victor. The author […]

Kansas Author Max Yoho

Join Kansas Author Max Yoho in the Topeka Room (204) on Sunday, April 15, 2-3pm for an introduction to his latest book, Me and Aunt Izzy. In Me and Aunt Izzy, eleven-year old Jefferson Davis Johnson has been sentenced to a summer of “moral rehabilitation” under the watchful eye of his great aunt, Queen Isabella […]

Kansas Author Jennifer Marie Brayton

The Topeka Room (204) at the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library hosts Kansas author Jennifer Marie Brayton on Sunday, March 4, 2-3pm.  She will talk about her new book series featuring Alana Marie McClaire, set in wild west era Kansas and researched, in part, in the Topeka Room. The Adventures of Alana Marie McClaire: […]

Start a Holiday Tradition: Light Up Your Family Tree

This holiday season when family from near and far are in town and sitting around talking, use this time to document – maybe even fact-check – those family stories. Let the library help separate family facts from fiction. Shari Schawo, our genealogy librarian, invites you and your gang to dig through the Baker Genealogy Center’s […]

Holidays in Wartime

Join Special Collections staff member Charity Rouse in the Topeka Room on Saturday, December 3, 2-3pm for a discussion of holiday traditions and how they changed during World War II with rationing, men overseas, and all the complications the war brought on the home front. The program includes caroling around the piano, advertisements from the […]

Sunday Afternoon with Kansas Author Elizabeth Ann Brook

Come meet the author on Sunday, August 21, 2-3pm in the Topeka Room (204).  You will hear about these adventures and find out more about how to become a published author. The memoir “It’s Within” tells the story of one Brown County, Kansas girl and her family during and after the great depression.  The 5th […]