Discover your new catalog

michael still
The library is getting a brand new catalog June 1. It’s modern, it’s sleek and it’s fun to use. View list of frequently asked questions.

  • New library catalogSee comments, ratings, reviews and read-a-likes right inside the listing for a book or movie.
  • Put an item on hold with one click, or you can save it on your virtual shelves for access at your leisure.
  • View lists made by librarians here in Topeka or all across the nation so you can make well-informed decisions about your books and other media.
  • Make lists of your own and share with friends and book groups.
  • Access the catalog easily on your mobile device or computer.
  • View and check out ebooks directly in the catalog.

Best of all: It’s intuitive, socially integrated and easy-on-the-eyes. You’re going to feel re-energized about checking out stuff you love from your library. You’re going to love your new catalog.

The library gave some of our power users a sneak peek at the new catalog. Here’s what they had to say.

Let us know what you think on Twitter.

Go to New Catalog    New Catalog Frequently Asked Questions


Leah is a former employee and wrote many stories and articles for the library.