Eclipses: Fact, Fiction, Folklore & Fun!

Sunday, August 20, 2017 | 3-4 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101AB Adults

A fast-paced and humorous romp through history and science by the astrofizzixguy will uncover the simple truth and beauty of eclipses. Q&A will follow. all ages

Monday Farmers Market at Your Library

Monday, August 21, 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.

Family Place Learn & Play

Monday, August 21, 2017 | 10-11 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. Registration required for the 5-week program (7/31-8/28) beginning July 9 at birth-3 years

FeaturedEclipse Topeka

Monday, August 21, 2017 | Noon-2 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium ABC Adults

See the total solar eclipse on a big screen or firsthand. Watch as NASA's experts travel across the U.S. or view the eclipse live in the library parking lot. See the sun in a way that you have never seen it before. We'll provide glasses for safe viewing. This may be a once in a lifetime experience! all ages

Toddler Time 2

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 | 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 story times. Registration for classes on Tuesdays from 8/22-9/26 begins 9 a.m. Tues., Aug. 8 at 24-36 months Registration begins Tuesday, August 8.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 | 10-10:30 a.m. | The Story Zone Kids

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

Internet Introduction

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 | 1-2:30 p.m. | Computer Training Center Computer

Learn basic internet functions and visit a variety of sites for information and entertainment. Register at

Computer & Gadget Help

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 | 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. Describe the help you need when you register at

tWiin Xgaming Station

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 | 4-5 p.m. | Tweens Area Kids

Come hang out and play awesome games on the Wii, Xbox or PlayStation. Impress your friends with your stellar hand-eye coordination. Beat your enemies using your limitless courage. Now's the time to show your skills! (Games will be rated E for everyone). [8-12 years]

Excel: Intro to Spreadsheets

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Computer Training Center Computer

Learn about cells, columns, rows, AutoSum, simple formulas and page setup features. Register at