Events

BlockFest

Thursday, April 20, 2017 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium Kids

Experience block fun with your child to increase math and science knowledge. Topeka Public Schools Parents as Teachers will demonstrate techniques that parents can use to help your child become more of a math thinker through block play. Bring the kids anytime during the event. [Birth-8 years]

El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros: Festival de las Familias

Sunday, April 30, 2017 | 1:30-3 p.m. | La Biblioteca de Niños Kids

Domingo, 30 de abril, 2017 Celebramos la diversidad con muchas actividades, artes, baile y puedes tocar instrumentos. Tenemos varia organizaciones locales destacando las culturas de nuestra comunidad y de todo el mundo. Un libro gratis, hasta agotar existencias. [All Ages]

Día: Children’s Day/Book Day Family Festival

Sunday, April 30, 2017 | 1:30-3 p.m. | Kids Library, The Edge Kids

Celebrate diversity through a wide variety of hands-on activities, including arts and crafts, music and movement. Tour the library and visit with local organizations highlighting cultures from our community and around the world. Free book while supplies last. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. [All ages]

El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros: Actuaciones

Sunday, April 30, 2017 | 3-5 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium Kids

Dennis Rogers, bailador Navajo; Ballet Folklorico de Topeka; bailadores indios; coro de la escuela State Street. [All Ages]

Día: Children’s Day/Book Day Performance Showcase

Sunday, April 30, 2017 | 3-5 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium Kids

Following the family festival, enjoy a lively and diverse selection of local performers, including the State Street Singers; Dennis Rogers, Native American (Navajo) dancer; Ballet Folklorica; and Indian Classical dancers. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. [All Ages]

Friends of the Library Members Only Bag Sale

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | Noon-4 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium ABC Adults

Friends of the Library Bag Sale for members only. Books will be sorted by genres. Members will enjoy a relaxed shopping experience. Bags are $10 each with an unlimited number of bags (provided). Refreshments will be available. Memberships will be sold at the door.

Sgt. Pepper's 50th Anniversary

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium ABC Adults

Since its release in 1967, the Beatles album, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, has often been regarded as the greatest rock album ever made. This multimedia presentation discusses the album by track, citing musical and historical precedents, and illustrates the development of the songs.