10 Titles to Borrow or Buy

Try these titles before you buy, then make your purchase at the Great Writers Right Here author fair, December 10 from 1-4 p.m.

While the Kettle’s On

Melissa Fite Johnson invites readers into a world both familiar and new with poems of family history, coming of age, and married life. Read on for an original interview with the author.


My new fave

Have you seen This Is Us yet??!? It’s a new show this year, and, oh, how it gives me the feels!

HUSH Podcast #96 – Witness

Natalie Moreland thinks everyone, not just tweens and teens, should read Witness by Karen Hesse.

Local Events: J.R.R. Tolkien and WWI

Topekans will get a chance to learn about the connections between World War I and The Lord of the Rings trilogy at a local event this weekend.


Welcome to the new OverDrive

OverDrive has recently made some changes to your reading experience. In this case, change is a very good thing.

New historical fiction

For November’s new fiction, I’ve gathered together some of the most highly-anticipated tales set in history.

international games day

Play a game at the library!

People on every continent celebrate International Game Day. Come to your local celebration November 19, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.