Events

Book Bites

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Pizagels's Pizza and Bakery | 2830 SW Fairlawn Rd Topeka, Kansas, KS 66614 Books

Talk lit with this book group for readers in their 20s and 30s. This month we'll discuss The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. Contact beanthere@tscpl.org for more information.

Quiet Type Book Club

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Norseman Brewing Company, 830 N Kansas Ave Books

Quiet Type Book Club invites you to an hour of companionable reading silence. Bring a book (or any reading material) and relax in the company of fellow book lovers while enjoying local food and drink. Members can share what they're reading and their latest recommendations with the group, though this is not required.

Poetry @ the Jayhawk

Friday, April 27, 2018 | 7-9 p.m. | Jayhawk Theatre, 720 SW Jackson St Books

A poetic showcase! Featured readers Leah Sewell, Izzy Wasserstein, and Raylyn Clacher share their work in a historic, downtown venue. Book signing to follow.

What Does the Fox Read?

Friday, May 4, 2018 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Celtic Fox, 118 SW 8th Ave Books

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

FeaturedFree Comic Book Day

Saturday, May 5, 2018 | 1-3 p.m. | The Edge - Teen Room Books

Are you DC, Marvel or neither? It won't matter on Free Comic Book Day, because we will have a huge selection of free comic books, including titles for all ages, tastes and genders. The fun continues with comic book-themed crafts. In partnership with Gatekeeper Hobbies. [All Ages]

Graphic Novel Panel [All Ages]

Tuesday, May 8, 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. Find Saga Vol. 1 by Brian K Vaughan and Fiona Staples in Hoopla. A race of magic and one of science are on opposite sides of a war across the galaxy. Now there is a child of both. Contains mature content. all ages

Classics Made Modern: Brother, I'm Dying

Monday, May 14, 2018 | 1:30-3 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Books

Discuss Brother, I'm Dying by Edwidge Danticat, a 2007 Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography. Until she was twelve, when she finally joined her parents in Brooklyn, the author lived in the Bel Air section of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, as a member of her uncle's family.

TALK Book Discussion: Secrets of the Tsil Cafe

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Menninger Room 206 Books

TALK discussions immerse you in story and introduce new perspectives. Join us for Secrets of the Tsil Cafe by Thomas Fox Averill, as part of the Food for Thought series. The author will be our guest discussion leader! Sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council. Email mericsson@tscpl.org for info.

Book Bites

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Pizagels's Pizza and Bakery | 2830 SW Fairlawn Rd Topeka, Kansas, KS 66614 Books

Talk lit with this book group for readers in their 20s and 30s. This month we'll discuss The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith. Contact beanthere@tscpl.org for more information.

So Many Books

Sunday, May 27, 2018 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Perkins Room 201 Books

Discuss Notes From a Small Island by Bill Bryson. The author takes a delightfully irreverent jaunt around the nation that has produced zebra crossings, Shakespeare, Twiggie Winkie's Farm, and places with names like Farleigh Wallop and Titsey.