Medicare Mondays

Monday, May 1, 2017 | 1-3 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Adults

Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas helps you navigate the complex web of Medicare.

League of Women Voters Tuesday Topics: Mayor Larry Wolgast

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101BC Adults

Mayor Larry Wolgast, City of Topeka will present Topeka: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow. The meeting is free and the public is invited to attend. Millennium Cafe-catered luncheon at 11:30 a.m. for $9.25; program from 12-1 p.m.

​Makers' Article Club - 712i

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 | 5:30-7 p.m. | 712 Innovations, 712 Kansas Ave. Adults

Like a book club, but with less commitment and more hardware. Discuss articles related to Maker Culture the first Tuesday of every month at 712 Innovations, Topeka's Co-Workspace/Makerspace/Incubator. For articles and more information email Meg at

Appliqué with Felt

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 | 1-2:30 p.m. | Crestview Community Center – 4801 SW Shunga Dr. Adults

Learn the basics of appliqué with felt. With a few simple stitches, you can make a colorful coaster and develop skills to use for larger projects. Materials provided. To register, call Crestview Community Center, 785-251-2960. adults

How to Start a Business

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Adults

Learn what it takes to start and run your own business. This event covers important topics such as business legal structure, writing a business plan, knowing your competition and what to expect from being your own boss. Presented by Washburn Small Business Development Center.

Computerized Genealogy

Thursday, May 4, 2017 | 10-11:30 a.m. | Shawnee North Community Center – 300 NE 43rd St. Adults

Get started in genealogy and learn how to use the print and online resources your library offers. Receive a pedigree chart and other helpful forms for keeping records as you research your family tree. To register call Shawnee North at 785-286-0676.

Master Gardener Series: Vegetable Gardens

Thursday, May 4, 2017 | 7-8 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101B Adults

Your best! Your first! Your easiest! Your payback! Be the envy of your friends and neighbors. Presented by Shawnee County Extension's Master Gardeners.

Sports Trivia

Friday, May 5, 2017 | 8:30-10:30 p.m. | Pizza Pub Westridge Mall Adults

Bring some friends, enjoy some food and beverages and show us how much you know about sports at our sports trivia competition at Pizza Pub. No registration is necessary and prizes will be awarded to the top teams.

Friends of the Library Members Only Bag Sale

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | Noon-4 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium ABC Adults

Friends of the Library Bag Sale for members only. Books will be sorted by genres. Members will enjoy a relaxed shopping experience. Bags are $10 each with an unlimited number of bags (provided). Refreshments will be available. You can get a membership here or memberships will be sold at the door.

Play it Again!

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 2-5 p.m. | Lingo Story Room Adults

Board games and video games bring us together to face challenges, suffer defeats and taste victory. Learn to play a new game or bring a classic to the table! Children are welcome with their adults. [All ages]