Wanting to get out and see some live games this fall, but don’t want to battle the crowds? There are alternatives to the pricey, crowded venues in Kansas City, Lawrence, and Manhattan, and you don’t have to travel far to find them. Join Nate as he gives you the fall schedules for high school and college sports in the Topeka and Shawnee County area.
Read Stacy’s Chapter 8 online or learn more about the Community Novel Project Why did you want to participate in the Community Novel Project? Lissa seemed a little desperate, and I’ve never let anyone read my writing before, so it seemed like a safe way to start. What do you like about the premise and […]
Read Janet’s Chapter 7 online or learn more about the Community Novel Project Why did you want to participate in the Community Novel Project? I had just completed the NaNoWriMo challenge and was looking for a reason to keep writing. What do you like about the premise and characters of this year’s Community Novel Project […]
The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library is upgrading computers in the county’s community center thanks to a partnership with Shawnee County Parks and Recreation Department. Thirty-six new PCs in the county’s community centers will include Internet browsers, Microsoft Office and resume software. The community centers receiving equipment, including a print station, in 2013 are […]
The basketball season is underway, and if you’re wanting to get out and take in some action on the hardwood this winter, you won’t have to leave Shawnee County!
Meet and get autographs from former big leaguers Mike Torrez and Ken Berry Wednesday, November 16 at Hy-Vee!
As Halloween approaches, many people seek out real-life hauntings to get spooked. Here is a list of towns in northeast Kansas that have haunting worth noting for a spooky time! There’s also information on books and movies from the libraries, as well as information on tours that take you on a supernatural journey!
My library is installing a new library computer system (ILS) next year. Today was our first meeting with our installation manager and the in-house team. This is exciting and will be both fun and nerve-wracking! A topic of conversation was how many days we would be down as we transitioned from one system to another. […]
In the mood to attend a sporting event in person? Check out some of the local high school and college fall sports schedules. Not only will you not have to travel far, but it also won’t cost you upwards of thirty dollars to park.
Thanks to the Friends of the Library! Their support of the Topeka Competition 30 lets us add great art to our library’s collection. For more than 30 years, the Friends of the Library has sponsored the Topeka Competition. This is a national, juried, biennial exhibition, featuring the best in contemporary arts and crafts. It started […]
HUSH – Listen to a conversational podcast (52:05). Lissa and Thad discuss Newbery award books, Susie Marchant shares stories from the Topeka X-Files, Lena Vogt is the new Teen Librarian, and Nate Hohl recommends early American history titles. Plus, subscribe to HUSH via iTunes.