Events

Monday Farmers Market at Your Library

Monday, July 23, 2018 | 7-11:30 a.m. | Parking Lot, 10th & Washburn 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.

Picture This Photography Club

Monday, July 23, 2018 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. 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. Email picture@tscpl.org or follow Picture This Photography Club on Facebook for the location.

Sea Shanties & Pirate Lore

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101BC Adults

Arrrgh! Meet a pirate who'll inspire your sense of adventure as you stay curious about the history of the high seas. You're sure to leave with a song in your head. Professor Charles Anthony Silvestri will share live music and fun facts about pirates. Family friendly, costumes encouraged! all ages

Homesteading, Settling the West

Thursday, July 26, 2018 | 7-8 p.m. Adults

Ken Leonard, from the Johnson County Genealogical Society, will present the history of the homestead movement and discuss information found in homestead application files. Hosted by the Topeka Genealogical Society.

Poetry Slam @ the Jayhawk Theatre

Friday, July 27, 2018 | 7-9 p.m. | Jayhawk Theatre, 720 SW Jackson St, Topeka, KS 66603 Adults

Hip Hop + Slam Poetry + historic Topeka venue. 3-time national award winning slam poet Matt Spezia hosts a showcase of slam poets and featured hip-hop performer Sauce in the Jayhawk Theatre in downtown Topeka.

Library-oke

Saturday, July 28, 2018 | 8-10 p.m. | The Burger Stand 1601 SW Lane St Adults

Sing your heart out at the Burger Stand. While you're there, learn how to download music on your phone. Visit the bar to buy the signature drink for the night, the “naughty librarian.”

Kansas Music

Sunday, July 29, 2018 | 2-4 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101AB Adults

Explore the lyrical legacy of Kansas from "Home on the Range" to "Dust in the Wind" and beyond with Deb Goodrich, author of Kansas Music: Stories of a Rich Tradition. Deb will also host a jam session with musicians featured in the book. Q&A and book signing to follow.

Monday Farmers Market at Your Library

Monday, July 30, 2018 | 7-11:30 a.m. | Parking Lot, 10th & Washburn 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.

Engineering Road Trip

Monday, July 30, 2018 | 9 a.m.-9 p.m. | Atrium Adults

From the soaring height of Big Brutus to the depths of the salt mines, Kansas is packed with engineering marvels and oddities. Journey through books, images and video and discover these amazing feats of engineering. all ages

Card Making with Cindy

Monday, July 30, 2018 | 12:30-2 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Adults

Learn how to make two greeting cards with the help of a local paper artist. Registration required at tscpl.org/register and begins Wednesday May 30. Limit 20.