Lindsey Yankey

Meet Lindsey Yankey, Right Here

With whimsical art and lyrical language, author and illustrator Lindsey Yankey’s modern-day fables draw in kids and adults alike. Don’t miss your chance to meet her at Great Writers, Right Here–December 12, 1-4 pm!

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DIY Digital Storytime: Baseball/Béisbol

Root, root, root for the Royals! In honor of the World Series, we’ve updated and re-released our Baseball Digital storytime, full of fun stories that will hit a home run!

literacy month

The Importance of Family Literacy

Across this country, one in six adults struggles with low literacy, one in three with basic math, and one in ten speaks limited English. Evidence shows a mom’s reading ability is the single best predictor of her kids’ success in school—more than race, ethnicity, and family income.

Science + Art

STEAM Powered Explorations

STEAM takes a good thing and makes it better. Its brings studies in science, technology, engineering, and math to life in hands-on, team-working, connection-making, eureka-moments that are inspired by ART experiences. Join us at Gathering STEAM the third Sunday of each month to investigate, collaborate, and create.

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September is Literacy Month

23,000 adults in Shawnee County lack basic literacy skills. Read Pearl’s uplifting story of finding the literacy help she needed.

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Top Ten Super Summer Reads

Topeka kids were super-readers this summer! Click to find out what they’ve been reading.