Calligraphy the Write Way

With some practice anyone can make beautiful calligraphy. Review these tips and tools.

2Book Topeka: Aech’s Basement

Experience ’80s pop culture and the beginnings of the video gaming subculture in this immersive front gallery exhibit. Fans of Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One, now’s your chance to hang out in Aech’s Basement!

Highlights from the Library’s Art Collection

Since 1977, the Friends of the Library have sponsored the Topeka Crafts Competitions. “Highlights from the Art Collection” will be on display in the front gallery until the end of January 2018.

A Splash of Color

Get tips to help you pick the colors for your next art or craft project. Sometimes deciding on colors can be the hardest part of getting started.

Topeka Competition 33

Be amazed what artists can do with clay, fibers, metals, minerals, glass and wood in the Topeka Competition 33 art exhibit.

Time to start your handcrafted gifts

Check out suggestions on art/craft projects for holiday gifts. If you start now, you won’t need to hurry to finish them in time.

2Book Topeka: 1893 World’s Fair Exhibit

Discover the excitement and wonder surrounding the World’s Fair: Columbian Exposition and life in the 1890s. View newspapers, illustrations, photographs and ads of the time.

Relax by making art

Reduce stress and give your brain a break with an arts and craft project.