Events

NOTO Story Slam

Friday, June 1, 2018 | 7-9 p.m. | NOTO Arts Place | 905 N. Kansas | Topeka, KS 66608 Adults

Step out to a story slam in the NOTO arts district on a First Friday! Ten people will each tell a 5-minute story on the theme of firsts and the audience will award a cash prize to the best story, based on quality and presentation. Sign up begins at 6:30. Hosted by Kay Duganator and Matt Spezia.

Movie on the Lawn: Jaws

Friday, June 1, 2018 | 8:45-10:45 p.m. | Statehouse Lawn 10th & Jackson Adults

Kick off summer vacation with a movie! Grab your beach towels and loungers and head down to the southeast lawn of the Statehouse at 10th & Jackson. Activities and food vendors open at 7:45 p.m. and "Jaws" starts after sunset around 8:45 p.m. "Jaws" is a classic that can't be beat. As a killer shark terrorizes a New England tourist town, the police chief, a scientist and a ship captain team up to capture the monster. Movie stars Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, and Richard Dreyfuss.

Science is Real Sing-a-long

Saturday, June 2, 2018 | 10-11 a.m. | The Story Zone Kids

Sing and dance along to catchy kids science songs, animated on the big screen from the "Hear Comes Science" album from They Might Be Giants including "I Am a Paleontologist" "The Bloodmobile" "Why Does the Sun Really Shine?" "Put It to the Test" and "Roy G. Biv" plus check out fun books to learn more! all ages

Play it Again!

Saturday, June 2, 2018 | 2-5 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101BC Adults

Learn to play a new game or bring a classic to the table. Board games and video games bring us together to face challenges, suffer defeats and taste victory. Children are welcome with their adults. [All ages]

Seeing sound waves

Sunday, June 3, 2018 | 2-4 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101AB Adults

See what sound waves look like as they travel through liquids. Predictable patterns form in water or other normal fluids, but how about cornstarch slime? It doesn’t follow the same rules as normal fluids, but it looks pretty cool as the slime forms tendrils waving to the beat of the music. all ages

Monday Farmers Market at Your Library

Monday, June 4, 2018 | 7-11:30 a.m. | Parking Lot, 10th & Washburn Adults

Shop high-quality, locally grown produce, farm fresh eggs and fresh-cut flowers. Make a free fun kid's craft at the library booth.

Medicare Mondays

Monday, June 4, 2018 | 1-3 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Adults

Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas helps you navigate the complex web of Medicare.

Toddler Time 2

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 | 9:30-10 a.m. or 10:30-11 a.m. or 6:30-7 p.m. | Lingo Story Room Kids

Share stories, songs and crafts with your older toddler. This 6-week program transitions children from lap-sitting to independent storytimes. Registration for classes on Tuesdays from June 5th-July 10th begins at 9 a.m. Tues, May 22nd at tscpl.org/register. 24-36 months Registration begins Tuesday, May 22.

Readapalooza: This is Not My Hat

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 | 10-11 a.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Kids

A bear is looking for his hat and a fish stole a hat in two Klassen picture books whose endings will shock you. After an interactive read aloud, kids can use their creativity to design a fun hat of their own! 5-12 years

Stories & Crafts

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 | 10-11 a.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101AB Kids

Enjoy stories, songs and activities that encourage a love of reading and help develop early literacy skills. 3-5 years