Monday Farmers Market at Your Library

Monday, August 20, 2018 | 7-11:30 a.m. | Parking Lot, 10th & Washburn Adults

Shop high-quality, locally grown produce, farm fresh eggs and fresh-cut flowers. Make a free fun kid's craft at the library booth.

Family Place Learn & Play

Monday, August 20, 2018 | 10-10:45 a.m. | Lingo Story Room Kids

Play together and participate in activities that focus on healthy child development & early literacy. Learn about your role as your child’s first teacher. Local partners will share resources available. Siblings birth-5 years are welcome to attend with registered child. Register for the 5-week program (7/30-8/27) beginning July 1 at birth-3 years

FeaturedBaby Care for Grandparents

Monday, August 20, 2018 | 1-2 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Adults

If you are a little anxious about watching the new baby in your family, get a refresher on baby care with Laura Odom, LPN, IBCLC, from Stormont-Vail Health. She'll discuss safe sleep practices, feeding, daily care and milestones for babies.


Monday, August 20, 2018 | 1-2:30 p.m. | Computer Training Center Computer

Beginners create a dynamic presentation from start to finish. Learn to insert slides, add text, graphics, transitions and animations. Register at

On the Wing: Orville Rice and Margaret Whittemore

Monday, August 20, 2018 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Adults

Discover the histories and bird-themed paintings by artists and former Topeka Audubon Society members, Orville Rice and Margaret Whittemore.

Toddler Time 2

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 | 9:30-10 a.m. or 10:30-11 a.m. or 6:30-7 p.m. | Lingo Story Room Kids

Share stories, songs and crafts with your older toddler. This 6-week program transitions children from lap-sitting to independent storytimes. Register at starting Aug 7 for classes on Tuesdays from Aug 21-Sept 25. 24-36 months Registration begins Tuesday, August 7.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 | 10-10:30 a.m. | The Story Zone Kids

Enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays that encourage a love of reading and help develop early learning skills. [3-5 years]

Computer & Gadget Help

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Computer Training Center Computer

Let's focus on your technology questions. Bring your laptop, tablet or other device. Practice new computer skills or learn to use the library catalog while trainers are available. Register at and describe what help you would like.

Touring Your Digital Library

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Computer Training Center Computer

Access the digital library anytime on your home computer or device using our free apps. Get a quick tour of our Digital Branch and an overview of our catalog, ebooks with OverDrive, magazines with Flipster, and movies and music from Hoopla. Register at

Topeka Anime and Manga Society (TAMS)

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 | 7-8:45 p.m. | The Edge - Teen Room Movies

Watch anime, talk about it and (maybe) learn something! This is a member-driven club that includes viewing, discussion and info/activity about culture. 12+