At 9am, 10:30am and 7pm Jay Asher, bestselling author of the book 13 Reasons Why will discuss why he began writing, dealing with rejection, the editing process and reader reactions. He will also discuss cover design, co-authoring, having a book adapted as a Netflix series and the importance of using fiction to talk about uncomfortable subjects. Asher will sign books from 5:45-6:45pm. Bring your own books or purchase paperbacks from Barnes and Noble Booksellers for $13 at the event.
Introduce your baby to the wonderful world of books through interactive songs, stories, bounces and more! [Birth-18 months]
Enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays that encourage a love of reading and help develop early learning skills. [3-5 years]
Stories, songs and fingerplays that encourage a love of reading and help develop early learning skills. 3-5 years
Learn about cells, columns, rows, AutoSum, simple formulas and page setup features. Register at tscpl.org/register.
Nothing worse than breaking down on the side of the road. In this adulting class learn basic car maintenance such as how to change your oil, replace a burned-out brake light, change a flat tire and more. 12-18 years
Beginners create a dynamic presentation from start to finish. Learn to insert slides, add text, graphics, transitions and animations. Register at tscpl.org/register.
Find out your risk tolerance, how to choose a financial planner and why to diversify your assets. Also learn how to protect yourself against investment fraud. Shannon Stone, director of investment education, Office of the Kansas Securities Commissioner, will present and lead a group discussion. No Fee. Registration required for handbooks. www.hcci-ks.org or call 800-383-0217 ext 319
Hip Hop + Slam Poetry + historic Topeka venue. 3-time national award winning slam poet Matt Spezia hosts a showcase of slam poets and hip-hop artists in the Jayhawk Theatre in downtown Topeka.