News that makes you smarter


(Left to right): Jennifer Bush (Tecumseh North), Katie Flott (Shawnee Heights Elementary School), Penny Gast (Tecumseh South), Leslie Weishaar (Shawnee Heights High School) and Theresa Rottinghaus (Shawnee Heights Middle School)

The newest issue of Library News introduces you to Shawnee Heights librarians who are making sure every child in their district is connected to the public library. It’s got a gift guide for buying your favorite book nerd a gift they’ll treasure. It introduces our new Pop-Up Events, which you’ll want to keep on your radar in 2017. It also features a book bingo that will stretch your reading limits. We’re pretty sure this issue of Library News will make you smarter.

That’s a good reason to take a minute to read this issue online, or watch for it in your mailbox.

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Leah Sewell

Leah is the Communications Editor for the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, which basically means she’s an observer, collector and creator of library stories. She’s a veteran publisher and magazine editor who has brought her passion for all things literary and writerly to library communications. Leah has an MFA in writing from the University of Nebraska, is a published poet and author, a graphic designer, and has a very healthy obsession with books, podcasts, art and from-scratch cooking. She lives in Topeka with her two wily kids and a similarly unruly to-read pile.