Events

So Many Books

Sunday, March 26, 2017 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Perkins Room 201 Books

Discuss The Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown. It follows nine working-class boys who end up becoming unlikely victors at the rowing competitions of the 1936 Olympic games.

Bean There, Read That

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Classic Bean, Fairlawn Plaza Books

Talk lit with this book group for readers in their 20s and 30s. This month we'll discuss Call the Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy and Hard Times, by Jennifer Worth. Contact beanthere@tscpl.org for more information.

PostPublic Article Club

Monday, April 3, 2017 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Blackbird Bistro - 4025 SW 10th Ave. Books

“Bite-sized discourse in the Capital City.” This is a public group to discuss interesting articles. Each month a “curator” is chosen to select an article for next month’s discussion. Additional articles can be discussed in an unregulated bonanza at the end of the event. Email postpublic@tscpl.org.

What Does the Fox Read?

Thursday, April 6, 2017 | 6:30-8 p.m. Books

What Does the Fox Read? is a public book club providing a unique atmosphere for a lively discussion. Explore interesting literature, authors, fun people, good food and book-themed drink specials. Email foxread@tscpl.org for upcoming titles. [21+]

What Does the Fox Read?

Thursday, April 6, 2017 | 6:30-8 p.m. | The Celtic Fox- 118 SW 8th Ave. Books

What Does the Fox Read? is a public book club providing a unique atmosphere for a lively discussion. Explore interesting literature, authors, fun people, good food and book-themed drink specials. Email foxread@tscpl.org for upcoming titles. [21+]

Classics Made Modern

Monday, April 10, 2017 | 1:30-3 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Books

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed is a modern memoir of a personal journey. With no experience or training, driven only by blind will, the author hiked more than a thousand miles from California to Washington State and wrote about her time alone on the trail.

Talk About Literature in Kansas - People of the Book

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Hughes Room 205 Books

Book restorer Hannah Heath gains insight on humankind’s potential for violence and redemption by following the journey of a rare illuminated manuscript through centuries of exile and war. Facilitated by Denise Low. Sponsored by Kansas Humanities Council. Email mericsson@tscpl.org for info.

African American Writers Book Discussion Group: Flyy Girl

Thursday, April 20, 2017 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Topeka Room Books

Tracy Ellison, a young knockout with tall hair and attitude, is motivated by a material world in Flyy Girl. It's only when the world of gratuitous sex threatens heartbreak that Tracy begins to examine her life, her goals and her sexuality. Find more info at aawbdg.org or v.omni@cox.net

So Many Books

Sunday, April 23, 2017 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Perkins Room 201 Books

Discuss Orphan Train by Christian Baker Kline. Molly takes a position helping an elderly woman and discovers that they are more alike than different as she helps her solve a mystery from her past.

Bean There, Read That

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Classic Bean, Fairlawn Plaza Books

Talk lit with this book group for readers in their 20s and 30s. This month we'll discuss Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Contact beanthere@tscpl.org for more information.