Park and Access Free WiFi

phone Free WiFiIf you need free access to WiFi, park your car in the library’s west parking lot between Garfield Ave and Claire’s Courtyard. This is the best spot to access the library’s WiFi (TSCPL-Public) between 7am and 9:15pm every day. Please keep social distancing in mind and stay in your car or make sure you are at least 6 feet away from other people. Please do not park on the sidewalk to avoid damaging the sidewalk and the ice melt system.

We have a bookmobile with public WiFi (TSCPL-Public), parked in an area that USD 450 Superintendent Dr. Martin Stressman said is lacking internet access. Park near the bookmobile at the following location to access free WiFi:

  • The Topeka Correctional Facility parking lot
    815 SE Rice Rd
    Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays
  • Velma K. Paris Community Center
    6715 SW Westview Rd
    Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays
  • Coachlight Village East Mobile Home Park
    18 W Rd
    Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays

You will not be able to board the bookmobile and we will not provide other services from the bookmobile at this time.

Shawnee County Parks and Recreation is also providing free WiFi at the Community Centers. Park in the spaces closest to the front door for best reception.

  • Central Park Community Center, 1534 SW Clay St
  • Oakland Community Center, 801 NE Poplar
  • Garfield Community Center, 1600 NE Quincy St
  • Crestview Community Center, 4801 SW Shunga Dr
  • Rice Community Center, 432 SE Norwood

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.