Events

TALK Book Discussion: Citizen

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Menninger Room 206 Books

TALK discussions immerse you in story and introduce new perspectives. This month we discuss Citizen by Claudia Rankine as part of the Civil Rights Revisited series. Facilitated by Dennis Etzel Jr. Sponsored by Humanities Kansas. Questions: talk@tscpl.org

Book Bites

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Pizagels's Pizza and Bakery | 2830 SW Fairlawn Rd Books

Talk lit with this book group for readers in their 20s and 30s! This month we'll discuss Ghost Bride by Yangsze Cho. Questions - bookbites@tscpl.org

Fall Poetry Showcase

Friday, October 26, 2018 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Books

Revel in a poetic showcase featuring Annette Billings and Dennis Etzel Jr. Book signing to follow.

So Many Books

Sunday, October 28, 2018 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Perkins Room 201 Books

Discuss Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear, a 2Book Topeka selection. It's 1929 and Maisie Dobbs has risen from humble beginnings to become a nurse and now a private investigator. But her first case threatens to undo her as secrets from the war and her past are uncovered. Questions - somany@tscpl.org

Great American Read Discussion

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 | 7-8 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Books

Let's talk about the Great American Read, from PBS. 100 books made the list, and one was voted as the winner. What did you think of the list? Anything missing, any surprises? What are your all-time favorite books? Share your thoughts and add to your to-read pile in this community conversation.

What Does the Fox Read?

Thursday, November 1, 2018 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Celtic Fox, 118 SW 8th Ave Books

Explore interesting literature, authors, fun people, good food and book-themed drink specials. Email foxread@tscpl.org for upcoming titles. [21+]

Classics Made Modern: Maisie Dobbs

Monday, November 12, 2018 | 1:30-3 p.m. | Anton Room 202 Books

Read 2Book selection Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear. Meet a former servant who starts her own business as a psychologist and private investigator in 1929 London after spending World War I at the front as a nurse in this 2003 Agatha Award winning historical mystery novel. Questions - classicsmodern@tscpl.org

Graphic Novel Panel

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Gatekeeper Hobbies, 4123 SW Gage Center Dr #100 Books

Read in advance and be part of the panel. For November check Hoopla for Rat Queens: Deluxe Edition Vol. 1, a dark comedy in a fantasy world starring unconventional women mercenaries.

Crestview Chapter Chat

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 | 1-2 p.m. | Crestview Community Center – 4801 SW Shunga Dr. Books

Chat about what you're reading in this laid back neighborhood book club. In November read Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich. Use your own book or pick one up at the Crestview Community Center.

So Many Books

Sunday, November 25, 2018 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Perkins Room 201 Books

Discuss The Velveteen Daughter by Laurel Huber. Discover the story of The Velveteen Rabbit author Margery Williams Bianco and her daughter Pamela, a world-renowned child prodigy artist whose fame greatly eclipsed her mother's.