Events

Curiosity Central Book Fair

Friday, June 1, 2018 | 10 a.m.-7 p.m. | Learning Center Kids

Stock up on what you need for learning! Sign up for summer learning, check out bags of books, stacks of DVDs, handfuls of books on CD, fill your devices with ebooks and downloadables. Get a free tote bag to take home all your check outs—while supplies last. Use your library and stay curious! Opportunities to make a book mark available today as well. all ages

NOTO Story Slam

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

Listen to or be one of 10 people who each tell a 5-minute story on the theme of summer. The audience will award a cash prize to the best story, based on quality and presentation. Sign up to be a storyteller 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

Grab your beach towels and loungers and head to the southeast lawn of the Statehouse at 10th & Jackson. Activities and food vendors open at 7:45pm and Jaws starts after sunset around 8:45 p.m.

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," "Why Does the Sun Really Shine?" and "Roy G. Biv." all ages

Computerized Genealogy Series 2

Saturday, June 2, 2018 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Computer Training Center Adults

Now that you have your family tree, move to the next level. Find records on your family. Learn how to locate local resources from libraries and repositories. Use online resources to find your ancestors where they may be hidden. Register at tscpl.org/register.

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]

Reading with Prairieland Dogs

Sunday, June 3, 2018 | 2-3 p.m. | The Story Zone Kids

Grab your favorite book and read to these special dogs. Dogs are man’s best friend and they're a child’s best listener. [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.