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Behind the Scenes at The Reality Tour

Topeka teens learned the truth about drug and alcohol abuse at this March 2014 event. A recent survey showed 43 percent of Shawnee County youth reported that they have drank beer, wine or hard liquor at least once in their lifetime. Do you know the real consequences of substance abuse?

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HUSH Library Podcast Ep. 55 – Topeka Poets

Celebrate National Poetry Month! Listen as Leah Sewell and Israel Wasserstein share their poetry and talk about their writing process and their sources of inspiration as Kansas poets.

DIY Craft Kits to Check Out

Feed your inner crafter with grab-and-go crafting kits from your library. Plus, we share some really awesome online resources for everything from embroidery to origami.

Diabetes Alert Day

Diabetes Alert Day is March 25th. At the library, Shawnee County Health Agency staff will provide a Diabetes Risk Test and provide information on diabetes prevention and treatment.

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HUSH Library Podcast Ep. 54 – Game of Thrones

In this episode, Lisa Brien, Kelli Smith and Megan Johnson chat about the book and movie series Game of Thrones. Listen up – whether you are already a fan or you are simply wondering what all the fuss is about!

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HUSH Library Podcast Ep. 53 – Notable Women

In this episode, Miranda Ericsson joins Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley to recommend books by and about notable women. Build your biography booklist and get ready for Women’s History Month in March!

2014 Classics Made Modern eBook Discussion

Embrace your ereader and download free classic literature to read and discuss with others. Meet monthly for enriching conversation with other interested readers. Find the complete 2014 schedule of books to read here!

HUSH: a podcast from your library – Episode 51 – Kansas Authors

Miranda Ericsson promotes Kansas Authors including Eric McHenry, Thomas Fox Averill, Israel Wasserstein and Leah Sewell. Plus, listen in to find out which short story from Kij Johnson may give you nightmares, and to hear which book from one popular Kansas author will be made into a movie!

New Fitness and Exercise DVDs in the Health Information Neighborhood

  Don’t let wintery weather be your excuse! Find these new fitness DVD titles and many more options to inspire your indoor winter workout in the Health Information Neighborhood — plus check your blood pressure and then use the digital scale to check your weight and BMI. Place requests at 30 Minutes to Fitness. Body Shop Health Information Neighborhood […]

HUSH: a podcast from your library – Episode 50 – Best Books of 2013

The 2013 Goodreads Choice Awards offer book recommendations in many genres. Our guests this episode are Stephanie Hall, Kelli Smith and Megan Johnson. Open your ears for a funny and honest discussion about what new books we enjoyed this year and what we recommend – then share your thoughts