Spring Improvements

Explore the library’s past, present and future in the spring 2020 edition of Library News. As we mark our 150th anniversary, we look at how the physical library has changed to meet the needs of many generations of Topekans.

Check out two upgraded online systems to make reserving meeting rooms and reserving Book Group in a Bag more user friendly. Meet the new operators of the Millennium Cafe. Immerse yourself in stories of adventure, friendship and loyalty in the 2Book Topeka spring reads. Community member and library fan Ally Teske has thought-provoking reading recommendations to keep your mind humming.

April brings the Washburn International Film Festival (WIFI) and a National Book Award winning author to the library.

We look a the future with the renovated Alice C. Sabatini Gallery and Reed Studio that will open in April. Help your little ones get ready for kindergarten with Miss Humblebee’s Academy. Meet new members of The Library Foundation Board of Trustees and the Friends of the Library Board of Directors

Ginger Park

As the library’s communications editor Ginger helps spread the word about all the amazing library resources, services and staff. She loves reading fiction and is working to keep her TBR list under 120. Ginger is also a Big Sister with Big Brothers Big Sisters and a volunteer at Helping Hands Humane Society.