Today we observe Veteran’s Day. Today is the day that we take time to thank all of the men and women who have sacrificed their time, their energy, and ultimately, for many, their lives. They have spent time training to prepare for wars to defend our freedom. Today we recognize their sacrifice. As the daughter […]
On Nov. 12 in observance of Veterans Day (a day late since the library’s closed on the actual day), it’s your chance to say thanks and honor the contributions of the veterans in our community by attending Honoring Our Veterans at the library. The library offers two opportunities to say thanks; one in the afternoon […]
Monday, November 12 marks the finale of a series commemorating our veterans, Kansans on the Front Lines. The program starts at 7pm and will be in Marvin Auditorium in the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library. A Marine in Vietnam Presenter Tad Pritchett, a veteran and author, served 13 months in Vietnam, starting in 1968. […]
Thursday, Aug. 16 marks the beginning of a series commemorating our veterans, Kansans on the Front Lines, which continues Sept. 19 and culminates Nov. 12. Come to one or all three for a more well rounded picture of our military history. All speeches start at 7pm and are held in Marvin Auditorium in the Topeka […]
Keeping morale up was critical: the music speaks of hope, of dancing, of forgetting the dangers the world was in.
Did you know that many of our area veterans struggle to afford toothpaste, winter gloves and shampoo? I didn’t.