Teen Writing Group [12–18 years]
Find inspiration to create. Join others who share your passion as we explore poetry and prose as a way to express ourselves and explore our world.
Sep 10, 24 7:00–8:00 pm The Edge
Movie on the Lawn
Watch a movie on the Statehouse lawn when the sun goes down. Bring a blanket and a friend to enjoy an outdoor movie together. Brought to you by Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, seveneightfive magazine, and Downtown Topeka Inc.
Sep 13, 27 Sundown (approx. 7:30pm) Statehouse Lawn (south side)
Wet & Wild! Papermaking [all ages] Come discover the art of traditional Western hand papermaking. You can “pull” a sheet of paper made from recycled and natural materials to take home with you.
Sep 15 10:00 am–12:00 pm Main Entrance Sidewalk
Double Dueling: Yu-Gi-Oh [11–18 years] and Magic the Gathering [14+ years]
Bring your cards and pit your wits against other Yu-Gi-Oh and Magic players as we host tournaments for both games.
Sep 17 4:00–6:00 pm The Edge
Teen Board Game Night [12–18 years]
If you’ve never been chased by zombies, escaped from a haunted house or triumphed at world domination, here is your chance. Play some of our board games to curb your appetite for perilous exploration and world conquest. They’re more fun than the real thing.
Sep 14 7:00–8:30 pm The Edge
Breakfast Champion-Style [11–18 years]
Studies show that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. In the new Lingo kitchen teens prepare a simple breakfast meal with nutritious foods. All ingredients will be provided.
Sep 19 3:45–5:00 pm Lingo Story Room
Krazy Keychains [8–12 years]
Kreate kustom kool keychains to use to keep your keys on kall – and impress the heck out of your friends.
Sep 25 4:00–5:00 pm Story Zone
Open Mic Night [12–18 years]
Move your band out of the garage and onto a stage. Tell jokes or dance. Whatever your talent, we have a place for you. Come to our Open Mic Night and perform if you wish.
Sep 26 4:00–5:30 pm The Edge
Homework coaches help you with questions and assignments in the Homework Center.
Mon-Thu 4:00–8:00 pm
Sun 2:00–6:00 pm