Baby Bookworms

Thursday, November 1, 2018 | 9:30-10 a.m. or 10:30-11 a.m. or 5:30-6 p.m. | Lingo Story Room Kids

Introduce your baby to the wonderful world of books through interactive songs, stories, bounces and more! birth-18 months

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, November 1, 2018 | 10-10:30 a.m. | The Story Zone Kids

Enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays that encourage a love of reading and help develop early learning skills. [3-5 years]

Computerized Genealogy

Thursday, November 1, 2018 | 10-11:30 a.m. | Shawnee North Community Center – 300 NE 43rd St. Adults

Get started in genealogy and learn how to use your library's print and online resources. Receive a pedigree chart and other helpful forms. Bring your laptop or tablet to create a free FamilySearch account. Register at

Zoo Animals Live

Thursday, November 1, 2018 | 4-4:45 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101B Kids

Meet some of the Topeka Zoo animal residents up close as Rachael Rost, education specialist, helps you separate animal fact from fiction.

What Does the Fox Read?

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

Master Gardener Series: Winter Interest Landscape for the Holidays

Thursday, November 1, 2018 | 7-8 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Adults

Bring the joy of the season to yourself and all who enter your home. Presented by Shawnee County Extension's Master Gardeners

Learning With

Friday, November 2, 2018 | 1-2:30 p.m. | Topeka Room Computer

Learn at your own pace with's more than 6,000 video classes teaching everything from Microsoft Office to Coding to Time management to Drawing. Learn how to login, navigate, and build your learning playlist. Bring your library card and earbuds or headphones. Adult

Art Detectives

Saturday, November 3, 2018 | 10-11 a.m. | Lingo Story Room Kids

Discuss a book about an artist or a book with illustrations and look for clues to decipher an image. Create your own artwork in the spirit of this artist or illustrator. 8-12 years

4-H in the Library

Saturday, November 3, 2018 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. | The Story Zone Kids

Take part in 3 amazing small activities ranging from arts and crafts to woodworking and rabbits to rocketry. Teen 4-H’ers will lead the way. 5-12 years

Play it Again!

Saturday, November 3, 2018 | 2-5 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Adults

Learn to play a new board or video game, or bring a classic to the table. Children are welcome with their adults. [All ages]