Heroic series 101

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

Creature Feature: Frogsicle?

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

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.

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.

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.

Creature Feature: Pangolin

Have you ever wished you were indestructible and had built-in protection? You want to be a pangolin!

YouReview: Skylar on Juniper Berry

The first of a new tween feature, patron-extraordinaire and Guys Read conspirator, Skylar, gives us his review of the tween scary novel, Juniper Berry.

Real Men Read

The real men of the Mustache Killers, the library’s Guys Read field office, recommend their favorites.

Guys Read Comes to the Library

We’re starting a boys’ club to get more of our young gents excited about reading. Our Guys Read field office charters this Saturday!

Great Books for Children III

Here are some great reads for kids and teens compiled by the Youth Services staff here at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library.