Musical Storytime

Saturday, September 23, 2017 | 10-10:30 a.m. | The Story Zone Kids

Shake off your sleepiness with some fun songs and crazy dancin' with Kyler. Occasional surprises and guests! [Birth-5 years]

Movie on the Lawn: The Rescuers

Saturday, September 23, 2017 | 7:30-9 p.m. | State Capitol Lawn Movies

Grab your blankets and lawn chairs and head on down to the State Capitol to experience outdoor cinema at its best. Disney's 1977 film The Rescuers follows Rescue Aid Society's furry heroes, Bernard and Miss Bianca, as they locate and try to rescue a kidnapped orphan being held by treasure hunters down in the swampy bayou. all ages

Community Novel Project – The Stories behind the Stories

Sunday, September 24, 2017 | 2-4 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium Adults

Celebrate the accomplishment of collaborating on a literary writing and publishing project with author interviews, conversations about the process, the stories behind the stories and autographed bookplates.

Reading with Prairieland Dogs

Sunday, September 24, 2017 | 2-3 p.m. | The Story Zone Kids

Grab your favorite book and read to these special dogs. Dogs are man’s best friend and they're a child’s best listener. [All ages]

So Many Books

Sunday, September 24, 2017 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Perkins Room 201 Books

Discuss All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. The novel follows the lives of two young people caught up in the events of WWII, Marie-Laurie the blind daughter of a French locksmith and Werner a gifted German boy with an obsession for radios.

Get Literary: A Teen Book Club

Sunday, September 24, 2017 | 4-5 p.m. | Barnes & Noble Booksellers Teens

It's time to Get Literary. Teens 14-18, meet and discuss current YA titles with people who love books as much as you. All titles in this year's club are Michael Printz Award winners or honorees. September's book is Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein. This group meets bi-monthly at Barnes & Noble. Register at Contact for info. 14-18 Registration begins Friday, September 1.

Monday Farmers Market at Your Library

Monday, September 25, 2017 | 7-11:30 a.m. | Parking Lot 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.

Brain Learning, Brain Training and Brain Busters as We Age

Monday, September 25, 2017 | 12:30-2 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Adults

Dr. RaLynn Schmalzried from Washburn University evaluates some of the programs and products designed to help keep a healthy brain and memory. She will also discuss how normal memory processes change as a person ages, and what limits and benefits may come from brain training.

Introduction to DigitalLearn

Monday, September 25, 2017 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. | Deer Creek Training Center 2345 SE 25th Street, Topeka, KS 66605 Computer

See an overview of our online learning tool for new computer users. Bring your email address and password or sign up in class. DigitalLearn is sponsored by Cox Communications and the Public Library Association. Registration required online at or call 785-580-4400.

Building Caregiver Confidence

Monday, September 25, 2017 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Adults

An Alzheimer's Association presenter will share an overview of Alzheimer's and related dementia diseases including diagnosis, stages of the disease, communication tips and local resources for support.