Family Histories

We may have a family history in the library about your family.

Got DNA, Now What?

Find out the next steps in your family history after you receive your DNA results.

Eat Your History

Explore why fresh, local food is rooted in Kansas history.

75 Years on the Road

Explore the history of Topeka bookmobiles. We’ve come a long way since 1943’s converted camper.

Remembering Santa Fe Railway

Discover the history of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway. Feb 11 marked the 159th anniversary of the railway’s creation.

Happy 157th Topeka

Looking good at 157. Learn a little about Topeka happenings during the last 157 years.