Help your child develop visual, language and cognitive skills by introducing them to works of art. Baby Bookworms + Art will give you the tools you need to get started. birth-18 months
Enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays that encourage a love of reading and help develop early learning skills. [3-5 years]
Get started in genealogy and learn how to use your library's print and online resources. Receive a pedigree chart and other helpful forms for keeping records as you research your family tree. To register call Shawnee North at 785-286-0676.
Meet some Topeka Zoo animal residents up close as Rachael Rost, education specialist, helps you separate animal fact from fiction.
Introduce your baby to the wonderful world of books through interactive songs, stories, bounces and more! birth-18 months
Get started on Pinterest - a simple way to organize images, projects and ideas online. Open an account, create boards and start pinning. Bring your email address and password. Register at tscpl.org/register.
Discuss books in a unique atmosphere. Explore interesting literature, authors, fun people, good food and book-themed drink specials. Email email@example.com for upcoming titles. [21+]
Experience '80s pop culture and the beginnings of the video gaming subculture in this immersive front gallery exhibit. Fans of Ernest Cline's Ready Player One, now's your chance to hang out in Aech's Basement!
Step into the future of technology. Experience virtual reality using the library’s Vive rig and explore augmented reality. Sci-fi authors, tech experts and gamers will answer questions about the current state of virtual reality and its potential for the future.
Discuss a book about an artist or a book with artistic illustrations and look for clues to decipher an image from the book. After a demo, create your own artwork in the spirit of this artist or illustrator using similar tools, materials and/or techniques. 8-12 years