Events

TALK Book Discussion: Distant View of a Minaret

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Menninger Room 206 Books

TALK discussions immerse you in story and introduce new perspectives. This month we discuss Distant View of a Minaret by Alifa Rifaat from the Faith in Fiction-World Religions series. Facilitated by Marilyn Klaus. Sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council. Email mericsson@tscpl.org for info.

African American Writers Book Discussion Group: Ghost Summer

Thursday, October 19, 2017 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Hughes Room 205 Books

Discuss Ghost Summer by Tananarive Due. Set in Gracetown, a small Florida town that is both a literal and figurative ghost town. This milestone volume of 15 stories is both riveting and enlightening. Find more info at aawbdg.org or email v.omni2@cox.net.

OverDrive Digital Bookmobile Visit

Friday, October 20, 2017 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Parking Lot Books

OverDrive's Digital Bookmobile will be pulling in with their new, shiny bus for a day of fun and learning. Explore ebooks and digital audiobooks with OverDrive and TSCPL librarians, get help with your digital device, and explore Libby, the coolest reading app ever. Come check it out! all ages

So Many Books

Sunday, October 22, 2017 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Perkins Room 201 Books

Discuss The Alienist by Caleb Carr. This 2Book Topeka title will take us back to 1896 where a serial killer is on the loose in New York City.

2Book Topeka: The Devil in the White City

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 | 2-4 p.m. | Anton Room 202 Books

During the first of three 2Book Topeka discussions we will share our insights on The Devil in the White City. On November 2 we will discuss The Alienist and on November 12 we'll compare the two books.

Bean There, Read That

Tuesday, October 24, 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 Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan. Contact beanthere@tscpl.org for more information.

What Does the Fox Read?

Thursday, November 2, 2017 | 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+]

2Book Topeka: The Alienist

Thursday, November 2, 2017 | 7-8:45 p.m. | Menninger Room 206 Books

During the second of three 2Book Topeka discussions we will share our insights on The Alienist. On November 12 we will discuss both books.

Crestview Chapter Chat

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 | 1-2 p.m. | Crestview Community Center – 4801 SW Shunga Dr. Books

Join this neighborhood book club if you like to chat about what you're reading. In October read Chaperone and in November read The Devil in the White City. Use your own book or pick one up at the Crestview Community Center. To register call Crestview at 785-251-2960.

2Book Topeka: The Devil in the White City and The Alienist

Sunday, November 12, 2017 | 2-4 p.m. | Perkins Room 201 Books

During this third 2Book Topeka discussions we will share our insights on The Devil in the White City and The Alienist.