Bean There, Read That

Tuesday, February 27, 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 Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. Contact for more information.

Quiet Type Book Club

Wednesday, February 28, 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.

What Does the Fox Read?

Thursday, March 1, 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 for upcoming titles. [21+]

Classics Made Modern: Ready Player One

Monday, March 12, 2018 | 1:30-3 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Books

Discuss 2Book Topeka selection Ready Player One by Ernest Cline, a dystopian science fiction novel set in 2044. Wade Watts searches a virtual reality game for an Easter egg that would lead him to inherit a fortune in a world wrecked by an energy crisis.

Graphic Novel Panel [All Ages]

Tuesday, March 13, 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 Adulthood Is A Myth: A Sarah's Scribbles Collection. These small comics deal with the hazards of life and what goes on inside your head. all ages

Crestview Chapter Chat

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

Chat about what you're reading in this neighborhood book club. This month we'll discuss All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. Use your own book or pick one up at the Crestview Community Center. To register call Crestview at 785-251-2960.

2Book Topeka: Ready Player One

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Menninger Room 206 Books

At the second of three 2Book Topeka discussions we'll talk about Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. Who was your favorite character? Do you think it could really happen? You'll want to share your thoughts after finishing this epic read.

So Many Books

Sunday, March 18, 2018 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Perkins Room 201 Books

Discuss The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan. This book highlights the role of women recruited to work on a top secret project in Tennessee during World War II. None of them knew what they were working on until the atomic bomb was detonated in Japan.

TALK Book Discussion: Miriam's Kitchen

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Menninger Room 206 Books

TALK discussions immerse you in story and introduce new perspectives. This month we discuss Miriam's Kitchen by Elizabeth Ehrlich as part of the Food for Thought series. Facilitated by Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg. Sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council. Email for info.

2Book Topeka: Discuss Both Books

Sunday, March 25, 2018 | 2-3:30 p.m. | Menninger Room 206 Books

Discuss both Ready Player One and Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library in the third of three discussions. We encourage adults to pair up with kids and teens for a fun chat on common themes and favorite characters.