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.

Picture This Photography Club

Monday, September 25, 2017 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Contact Meg at or follow us on Facebook Adults

Whether you use your phone, a point-and-shoot, or an expensive camera, join us at a different location on the fourth Monday of each month to take pictures. Contact Meg at or follow Picture This Photography Club on Facebook.

Teen Writers Group

Monday, September 25, 2017 | 7-8 p.m. | The Edge - Teen Room Teens

Find inspiration to create. Join others who share your literary passion as we express ourselves and explore the world through our works of poetry and prose. [12-18 years]

Birding Ecuador

Monday, September 25, 2017 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101A Adults

Janeen Walters of Topeka Audubon Society shares stories and photos of native birds taken during a recent trip to Ecuador. Cosponsored by Topeka Audubon.

Toddler Time 2

Tuesday, September 26, 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, September 26, 2017 | 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, September 26, 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, September 26, 2017 | 4-5 p.m. | Tweens Area Kids

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]