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Summer of Superheroes

Prepare for new releases with old favorites.

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Heroic series 101

Get all set for reading heroics this summer with a book series for kids, tweens and teens.

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SummerFest 2015

Be a Hero and win Prizes

Summer is almost here, in a few days you can put away your textbooks and study guides and start earning prizes. All you have to do is…………Read. sign up at summerfest@tscpl.org to record your reading time and eligibility to win PRIZES!!!

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Free Comic Book Day At the Library

Celebrate and discover the amazing world of comic books on Free Comic Book Day! May 2, 2015 from 2-4 in David J’s.

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Seven Ways to Celebrate Audiobook Month During June

I hope you have already discovered the joys of listening to audiobooks.  If you haven’t, June is the perfect month to discover a whole new way to read–since June is Audiobook Month.  Here are seven ways to celebrate this month: 1.  Download free audiobooks via SYNC. SYNC is a program that lasts all summer long […]

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Color Outside the Lines

Somebody call the fire department – it’s getting hot in Youth Services! What else would you expect from this smokin’ new STEAM program for 8-12 year olds?

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Ghost Hunting at the Library

Do you want to hunt for ghosts? Good, because the library is haunted. Really. In fact, according to my reliable sources, ghost sightings are a regular occurrence around here. So on January 25th, 2014, we will search for these specters. And with the help of the Kansas Paranormal Investigators, we’ll have the equipment to do […]

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Creature Feature: Frogsicle?

Have you ever wondered how a tree frog survives this cold weather? Find out with animal expert, Jackie Hurst. Frogsicle, anyone?

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Guys Read is better than…

The guys of the Topeka field office of Guys Read, the Mustache Killers, challenged themselves. “Can we recruit more guys for Guys Read?” they said. “Yes, we can!” And so they did.

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Tell a Joke Day Extravaganza!

Tweens stopped by Youth Services for National Tell a Joke Day. Here’s a compilation of the best boffs, quickest quips, wackiest wisecracks and giggliest gags.

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What Not to Read: Charlie Joe Jackson’s Guide to Not Reading

Hate to read? In this new blog series we give you titles to avoid at all costs. You’re life depends on not reading these!

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Creature Feature: Milk Snake

Can I touch it? Is it poisonous? Will it bite? Thirsty for info on snakes? Read about milk snakes. You’ll be glad you did, Jack.

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