Events

So Many Books

Sunday, August 26, 2018 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Perkins Room 201 Books

Discuss Opening Day by Jonathon Eig. The author tells the story of Jackie Robinson's historic first season as a Major League Baseball player.

Book Bites

Tuesday, August 28, 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 Under the Tuscan Sun by Frances Mayes. Contact bookbites@tscpl.org for more information.

What Does the Fox Read?

Thursday, September 6, 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: The Goldfinch

Monday, September 10, 2018 | 1:30-3 p.m. | Anton Room 202 Books

Discuss The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt, 2014 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, which combines unforgettably vivid characters, mesmerizing language and breathtaking suspense in an old-fashioned story of loss and obsession, survival and self-invention, and the ruthless conspiracy of fate.

Graphic Novel Panel

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Gatekeeper Hobbies, 4123 SW Gage Center Dr #100 Books

Stories can be better when told with the written word and an artist's brush. Read in advance and be part of the panel at Gatekeeper Hobbies.
Check Hoopla for My Friend Dahmer, a look at Dahmer from the perspective of a high school friend, the author and illustrator Derf Backderf.

TALK Book Discussion: March

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Menninger Room 206 Books

TALK discussions immerse you in story and introduce new perspectives. This month we discuss the graphic novel March by John Lewis, as part of the Civil Rights Revisited series. Facilitated by Dr. Sara Tucker. Sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council. Email mericsson@tscpl.org for info.

So Many Books

Sunday, September 23, 2018 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Perkins Room 201 Books

Discuss Dead Wake by Erik Larson. A detailed account of the last crossing of the Lusitania and the German U-boat whose torpedo sunk it.

Book Bites

Tuesday, September 25, 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 The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan. Contact bookbites@tscpl.org for more information.

What Does the Fox Read?

Thursday, October 4, 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+]

2Book Topeka: Author Charles Todd

Sunday, October 7, 2018 | 2-4 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101BC Books

Bestselling mystery author Charles Todd is actually a mother and son writing pair, and both are visiting us in Topeka! The authors will read from their work and discuss their research and writing process. Q&A and book signing to follow.