Dive Into Late Summer

This August-September Library News gives you updates on library happenings, ideas for fun and learning, and an introduction to new trustees and staff. Review the numbers from year one of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library in Shawnee County. More kids are enjoying their own books and making reading part of their routine thanks to the Imagination Library.

Find out the latest on library improvements and how you can leave your mark. Explore Kansas nooks and crannies, expand your singing skills, peruse movie soundtrack reviews, learn about free computer classes, gear up for the next art exhibit in the gallery, and check out our reading recommendations. Have fun seeing how we judged books by their covers. Lastly we highlight seven surprising spaces in the library. As always we have the complete schedule of programs at the library for August and September. Dive in and find cool things to do while the weather is toasty.

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Ginger Park

As the library’s communications editor Ginger helps spread the word about all the amazing library resources, services and staff. Ginger has a bachelor's and master’s in communication from Washburn and K-State. She is a Big Sister with Big Brothers Big Sisters and a volunteer at Helping Hands Humane Society. She loves reading fiction and always has a stack of books waiting to be read. Ginger lives in Topeka with her husband and three dogs.