Events

FeaturedMaster Gardener Series: Indoor plants for health & happiness

Thursday, January 18, 2018 | 7-8 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Adults

Learn how indoor plants can impact your work, sleep and overall health! Presented by Shawnee County Extension's Master Gardeners

Friends January Book & Media Sale

Friday, January 19, 2018 | 5-8 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium Adults

Annual Sale quality materials being sold at annual sale prices. This sale is for Friends members only. Memberships will be available at the door or in the Booktique. Bring your own totes, boxes, luggage on wheels, etc.

Friends January Book & Media Sale

Saturday, January 20, 2018 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium Adults

Annual sale quality materials at annual sale prices. This sale is open to the public. Books will be sorted by genres. Bring your own totes, boxes, luggage on wheels.

Friends January Book & Media Sale

Sunday, January 21, 2018 | Noon-3 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium Adults

Bag day - $10 a bag (provided). Annual sale quality materials (includes media). Books are sorted by genres. This sale is open to the public. Fill a grocery sack to the top for $10.

FeaturedBaby Care for Grandparents

Monday, January 22, 2018 | 12:30-2 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Adults

If you are a little anxious about watching the new baby in your family, get a refresher on baby care with Laura Odom, LPN, IBCLC, from Stormont-Vail Health. She'll discuss safe sleep practices for babies, feeding, daily care of infants and milestones.

FeaturedMeet Deborah Samson, Revolutionary War Soldier

Thursday, January 25, 2018 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Adults

Anna Smith, a historical reenactor, will portray Deborah Samson, the first known woman veteran who fought to receive a pension for military service. Hosted by the Topeka Genealogical Society.

Trivia Night @ your library

Friday, January 26, 2018 | 6:30-9 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium Adults

Enter as a team of 5-8 friends, coworkers or family members working together to answer 100 questions from 10 categories. Prizes will be awarded to the top trivia teams! Doors open at 6pm. The Millennium Café will be open until 6:30pm. Registration begins Dec 1 at tscpl.org/register.

FeaturedCreate the Community Novel

Saturday, January 27, 2018 | Noon-2 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Adults

Learn self publishing from premise to paperback or ebook. Writers will each add a chapter to a comic thriller, peer critique, copy edit, layout, publish and market the book. Focus on skills including connecting to local networks, establishing collaborations and setting project timelines. This is the initial meeting for the 2018 community novel.

Trivia Afternoon @ your library

Saturday, January 27, 2018 | 3-5:30 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101BC Adults

Enter as a team of up to 8 people working together to answer 100 questions from 10 categories for fun and prizes. The Millennium Café will be open for snacks and drinks. Registration begins Dec 1 at tscpl.org/register. Registration begins Friday, December 1.

Computerized Genealogy

Thursday, February 1, 2018 | 10-10:30 a.m. | Shawnee North Community Center – 300 NE 43rd St. Adults

Get started in genealogy and learn how to use your library's print and online resources. 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.