Jim Gill, a renowned early childhood educator and entertainer, will raise spirits for back-to-school season when he brings his Contagious Tunes Tour to Topeka.
Hey reading champions, fuel up for the last round of summer reading fun! These blog posts give you tricks to keep you or your child motivated to keep up the Summer Reading. As the summer winds down, maintain your reading habits with these tips.
The grand opening for the bookmobile is Wednesday, July 16 starting at 9am in the library’s parking lot. The public is invited to mark the occasion with city dignitaries and staff from the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library and its Literacy Partner Capitol Federal®. The celebration begins with the Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce […]
The Urban Libraries Council has honored the library for its efforts in civic and community engagement. Library staff often serve as community facilitators.
It’s no mystery the community loves its bookmobile and you definitely won’t miss a new bookmobile hitting the road in July. You can hop aboard at a debut event July 16.
Examine skateboarding in Native culture without leaving Topeka. Come to the Sabatini Gallery for Ramp It Up, a gravity-defying, colorful and informative exhibit. Find out what people are saying about it and why you should share the news too.
Juggling, yo-yo tricks, hip-hoppin’ birds, songs and stories. Wednesdays at the library rule with live entertainment, lots of smiling faces and laughs. Check out these amazing acts on Wednesdays through July.
A 12-city national tour features Native art, skateboard deck designed by contemporary artists and gravity-defying photos. Opening Reception this Saturday with DJ Fraktul, 11am-2pm.
Have a mini touch-a-truck experience while picking up your books. The OverDrive Digital Bookmobile will be accompanied by a Topeka Metro bus for June 17 of its two-day Topeka stop.
Learn how to care for your house and ways to preserve or maintain the culture and history of your neighborhood.
The Alice C. Sabatini Gallery will soon look like Topeka’s fourth skate park complete with its own version of a half-pipe. It’s all in honor of Ramp It Up: Skateboard Culture in Native America, a Smithsonian exhibit, which takes us outside the local skate scene and deep into Native American culture. This is the gallery’s […]
We’re cutting through the chitter-chatter and getting straight to the action of Ramp It Up, our skateboard-themed art exhibit for children. These gravity-defying photos will impress, and they are even better in person.