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schedule august–september 2010

friends book sale september 17-19

new releases this fall

it’s never too early to read

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This program guides new moms and dads through the ABCs of building literacy skills with infants. It’s simple. sk for a read with me library card application.

egin your baby’s library experiences with a library card, free t-shirt and information on reading to little ones.

uddle up and start reading.

Children birth to 18 months qualify for the Read With Me program.

The friends book sale gets The Friends of the Library 40th annual book sale is september17, 18 & 19 at Ag Hall, Kansas Expocentre. Shop for the best bargins on nearly 100,000 books, movies, music and specialty items. We’ve made a few changes to improve your bargin hunting experience. You will notice that items are not individually priced. Instead, certain merchandise– hardbound titles for example–are one flat price.

BE A LIBRARY OUTLAW–READ!

Get your hands up on September 17, ‘cause we are rounding up a gang of readers for Fall Reading. Read 10 hours or have someone read to you and earn a prize. Baby buckaroos through 12th grade wranglers can join our gang. Mosey on over to tscpl.org/fallreading to sign up.

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better every year You will navigate a new organization system with fewer individual categories. Westerns, for example, will now be stacked with other fiction books. The Friends of Library Members-only event is on Friday (6 pm - 9 pm) and requires a Friends membership, but you may purchase yours at the door. Admission is free and open to the public on Saturday (9 am-5 pm) and Sunday (noon to 5 pm).

Big Read Topeka

The Big Read wants you to read The Maltese Falcon in October. Inspire other people across Shawnee County to pick up this good book, attend a Big Read program, and talk about it. The Big Read brings communities together to read, discuss, and celebrate books and writers from American and world literature. Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library received the Big Read grant from the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and Arts Midwest.

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YOUTH PROGRAMS Preschool Storytime [3–5 years]

Stories, songs and activities to encourage a love of reading and develop school skills at an early age. ■ Story Zone

Tue Wed Thu Wed Thu Tue

Aug 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Aug 4, 11, 18, 25 Aug 5, 12, 19, 26 Sep 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Sep 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Sep 7, 14, 21, 28

10:00–10:30 am 10:00–10:30 am 10:00–10:30 am 10:00–10:30 am 10:00–10:30 am 10:00–10:30 am

Willy Wonka, Jr. [all ages]

A sweet time for chocolate lovers. Learn about the quirky world of Roald Dahl, the man behind the story, and see a sneak peek of the Topeka Civic Theatre and Academy’s youth production Willy Wonka, Jr., an adaptation of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. A chocolate surprise awaits you. ■ Marvin Auditorium

Wed Aug 4

7:00–8:00 pm

Stone Nature Center Live [all ages]

Meet some of the center’s animal residents up close as wildlife rehabilitators help you separate animal fact from fiction. ■ Marvin Auditorium 101B

Thu Aug 5 Thu Sep 2

Sunnyside Up Saturday

Parents & Kids Together [all ages]

Let’s talk about things that go. Sing songs and read stories about planes, trains and automobiles. Play a silly, speedy game. Create your own vehicle to take home. Children of all ages attend with a parent or caregiver. ■ Lingo Story Room 121

Sat

Aug 7

10:00–11:00 am

Pajama Storytime [3–5 years]

Wear your pajamas to the library! Bring along a fuzzy friend and your blanket. Stories, songs and finger plays. Registration required. Call 785-580-4565 ■ Lingo Story Room 121

Mon Aug 9 Mon Sep 13

6:30–7:00 pm 6:30–7:00 pm

Amazing Animals

Bubble Homes and Fish Farts [grades 1–5]

Bubbling with facts and fun learn how fish use bubbles to hitch a ride, catch a breath, and make a home. Some creatures live in seawater and some live in fresh water (even with all the farting.) We also pop in on some crawdads and make a sparkling bracelet filled with water and some bubble solution to take home. ■ Lingo Story Room 121

Tue

Aug 10

4:30–5:30 pm

3:45–4:30 pm 3:45–4:30 pm

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movies & books at the library

Mockingjay is the third in a highly popular fiction series by Suzanne Collins. The Hunger Games trilogy is complete when Mockingjay hits shelves this fall.

The anticipation for Clash of the Titans on DVD ends in late July. Visit dvd.tscpl.org to keep an eye out for this action/adventure box office hit.

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Check out the popular series of children’s books, and then watch the movie. Diary of a Wimpy Kid comes out on DVD this summer.

Portrayed by Sandra Bullock in The Blind Side, Leigh Anne Tuohy’s new nonfiction book, In a Heartbeat, chronicles the adoption of a homeless boy turned football prodigy. The book comes out this summer.


Sunnyside Up Saturday

Storytime with Kyler [all ages]

Sleepy heads get out of bed. Grab a muffin at the Millennium Café, and then join Kyler for songs, stories and other creative activities. His storytimes are better than watching cartoons. ■ Story Zone

Sat Sat

Aug 14, 28 Sep 11, 25

10:00–10:30 am 10:00–10:30 am

Crazy Extreme Science [9–11 years]

What do you get when you cross fruit, slime and ice cream? A whole lot of fun, which is what this program promises to deliver. Registration is required by Thursday, August 12. Call 785-580-4565. ■ Marvin Auditorium 101A

Mon Aug 16

6:00–7:00 pm

Just for Me Storytime [all ages]

Bring your child with special needs to a low-key storytime designed for children who need a flexible environment and sensory integration. Registration required. Call 785-580-4565. ■ Lingo Story Room 121

Thu Aug 19 Thu Sep 16

Musical Storytime for Everybody [all ages] Kyler sings, plays the guitar and reads entertaining books for your family. ■ Story Zone

Fri Fri

Aug 20 Sep 17

10:00–10:30 am 10:00–10:30 am

Sunnyside Up Saturday

I Wanna Iguana! [3–7 years]

Who wants an iguana? You do! Hear stories, laugh and make an iguana bookmark “pet” to take home. ■ Lingo Story Room 121

Sat

Aug 21

10:00–11:00 am

Tot Time [24–36 months]

Share stories, songs and crafts with your toddler. This six-week program transitions children from lap-sitting to independent storytimes. Registration begins 9 am, Tuesday, August 17. Call 785-580-4565. ■ Lingo Story Room 121

Tue Aug 31, Sep 7, 14, 21, 28, Oct 5 9:30–10:00 am 10:30–11:00 am 6:30–7:00 pm

6:30–7:00 pm 6:30–7:00 pm

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Baby Bookworms [0–18 months]

Amazing Animals

Entertaining our youngest readers with stories, songs and bounces. ■ Lingo Story Room 121

Thu Sep 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 9:30–10:00 am 10:30–11:00 am 5:30–6:00 pm

School Readiness Roundup [3–5 years]

Bring your preschooler and participate in fun activities that help prepare your child for kindergarten. This program is cosponsored by Capital Area Smart Start and ERC Resource & Referral. Registration required. Call 785-580-4565. ■ Lingo Story Room 121

Thu Sep 2

6:30–7:30 pm

Sunnyside Up Saturday

Parents & Kids Together [all ages]

Sat

Sep 4

10:00–11:00 am

You can bite it (ouch), stick it out (how rude!), even get it twisted or tied. But animals use tongues for all kinds of things your mom would discourage. Learn about the amazing things animals do with their tongues, meet a kitten and a snake, take a taste test and put your tongue to work in the lollipop lick-off. ■ Lingo Story Room 121

Tue

Sep 7

4:30–5:30 pm

Sneak, Peek & Read [18–24 months]

Bubbles and books, wiggles and songs! Early literacy exercises for toddlers and adults to enjoy together. Registration for the four-week session begins 9 am, Wednesday, August 25. Call 785-580-4565. ■ Lingo Story Room 121

Let’s talk about pets. Read a story about a very sneaky pet and sing songs about animals. Make a fun toy for your pet or a Helping Hands shelter animal. Make a book to read to a special critter in your life. Children of all ages attend with a parent or caregiver. ■ Lingo Story Room 121

Twisted Tongues [grades 1–5]

Wed Sep 8, 15, 22, 29

9:30–10:00 am 10:30–11:00 am 6:30–7:00 pm

Stories to Screens

Nanny McPhee Returns [8–12 years]

Join us for some mischievous but not exceedingly naughty fun in honor of Nanny McPhee Returns, out in theatres August 20. From high-spirited games to experimenting with stage makeup, it’s sure to be fun from the very first “once upon a time” to the very last “happily ever after.” With a little luck, we may even see pigs fly. ■ Marvin Auditorium 101C

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Glistening Gloss [grades 2–6]

Whether they are loquacious or lackluster, liven up those lips with luminous lip gloss. Make your own with a variety of flavors. ■ The Family Zone

Tue Sep 14

3:30–5:00 pm

Sing, Move & Learn [3–5 years and their families]

Learn how to use music, movement and books to connect with your child and promote playful learning. Cosponsored by ERC Resource & Referral and Early Reading First. Registration required. Call ERC at 785-357-5171. ■ Story Zone

Wed Sep 15

6:30–7:30 pm

Fall Reading Kick–off

Flying Debris – Richard Holmgren [all ages]

It’s a mystery how he is able to juggle machetes, Twinkies and little kids. Be amazed as this hilarious showman even catches a bowling ball on his face while strapped in a straight jacket! ■ Marvin Auditorium

Fri

Sep 17

6:00–7:00 pm

Crazy Extreme Science [9–11 years]

Hands-on weird science experiments. Blow up a balloon with yeast and create lightning inside your mouth. Registration is required by Thursday, September 16. Call 785-580-4565. ■ Lingo Story Room 121

Mon Sep 20

6:00–7:00 pm

Berry Good Read [3–5 years and their families]

Join us for stories, songs and hands-on activities about eating well. The first 30 families registered receive a copy of the book Jamberry. This program, in partnership with ERC Resource & Referral, is funded in part by a grant from the Topeka Community Foundation. Registration required. Call 785-580-4565. ■ Marvin Auditorium

Wed Sep 22

6:30–7:30 pm

Fall Reading

Mystery Flicks [grades 3–5]

It’s showtime! Watch the mystery movie, Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins. Movie listings are subject to change. ■ Lingo Story Room 121

Sunnyside Up Saturday

Fri

Turn everyday objects into cool craft projects. Enjoy stories and ideas to extend your fun at home. Today it’s all about fish!

Homework coaches help with questions and assignments.

Easy Make and Take Crafts [2–6 years]

■ Lingo Story Room 121

Sat

Sep 18

Sep 24

4:15–5:45 pm

Homework Center [5–11 years]

■ Homework Center 121D [closed September 6]

Mon–Thu Sun

4:00–8:00 pm 2:00–6:00 pm

10:00–11:00 am

CONVERGENCE PHOTOGRAPHY, PAINTING, COLLAGE & SCULPTURE BY BROTHERS, COBURN & COPT

Jim Brothers Endangered Species, The American Farmer

Daniel W. Coburn Ravine Road

Louis Copt Piercing the Sky

JULY 2 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 3 2010 | GALLERY PHONE 785 580-4515 | www.tscpl.org/gallery AUGUST

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Teen Programs Yu-Gi-Oh [12–18 years]

Bring a deck of approved Yu-Gi-Oh cards and enjoy dueling other Yu-Gi-Oh players. ■ Lingo Story Room 121

Mon Aug 2, 16 Mon Sep 13, 27

3:15–5:15 pm 3:15–5:15 pm

No Couch Potatoes Needed [11–18 years]

Physical Therapists Kelly Hennes and Jason Yoder cover a variety of wellness topics from healthy eating to exercise. Program is presented by Rebound Physical Therapy. ■ The Edge

Thu Thu Thu Thu

Aug 12 Aug 26 Sep 9 Sep 23

3:30–4:30 pm 3:30–4:30 pm 3:30–4:30 pm 3:30–4:30 pm

Kansas Career Pipeline for Students & Parents [12–18 years]

Quit guessing. The Pipeline delivers credible information about which types of jobs you’d be good at and what sorts of work environments would suit you. Explore training, education and career opportunities. Research financial aid opportunities. Parents are encouraged to accompany your child to this session, but attendance is not required. Kansas Career Pipeline is a free career planning resource for all Kansans. Registration required. Call 785-580-4606. ■ Computer Training Center

Fri

Aug 13

9:00 am–12:00 pm

Locker Mirrors [11–18 years]

Give your locker a makeover. Get started by creating a personalized mirror so you can check yourself out before heading to class. Bring your creative ideas, and we provide the supplies. ■ The Edge

Tue

Aug 24

3:30–4:30 pm

Teen Writing Workshop [13–18 years]

Together we find inspiration for writing both prose and poetry, while also working toward creating a ‘zine for young local writers. ■ The Edge

Mon Sep 13 Mon Sep 27

7:00–8:30 pm 7:00–8:30 pm

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Animentals Anime Art Club [11–18 years]

Watch an anime movie, learn about Japanese culture, and hang out with other people who love anime as much as you do! Go to http://www.tscpl.org/teens/ section/anime_club for more information. ■ Marvin Auditorium 101BC

Tue

Sep 14

5:00–6:00 pm

Bottlecap Locker Magnets [12–18 years]

Liven up your locker with bottle cap magnets. Bring your own colored paper and pictures or use ours to make personalized magnets that show off your personality. ■ The Edge

Thu Sep 16

3:30–4:30 pm

Open Mic Night [12–18 years]

Your performance is the entertainment when you take the stage. Comedy routines, dance, garage band performances and other amazing talents are welcome. Plan now to attend our casual open mic night, and perform if you wish. Email YA@tscpl.org to sign up in advance. You can also sign up the night of the event if there is space. ■ The Edge

Wed Sep 29

4:00–5:30 pm

Don’t Read That! A Look at 40 Years of Challenged Books [15 years–adult]

From Judy Blume to J.K. Rowling, books for young adults have challenged the mind and inspired new ideas. In some cases, the books themselves have even been challenged by censors. Join us for an entertaining look back at what great young adult authors and titles have been marked taboo. ■ Marvin Auditorium 101C

Wed Sep 29

6:30–7:30 pm

Homework Center [12–18 years]

Homework coaches help with questions and assignments. ■ Homework Center 121D [closed September 6]

Mon-Thu 4:00–8:00 pm Sun 2:00–6:00 pm


YOU seek

Connections

Are you cruising Facebook but can’t find much to do? Hit up Lena YaLib for some cool events at the library. Bring your friends, come hang out, and we’ll see you soon!

We want to know what matters to all YOU 11 to 18 year olds out there! Take a sec to fill out this survey and be entered to win a copy of The Host by Stephenie

Meyer, author of Twilight. Turn completed surveys in to the desk in The Edge or David J’s. Or stick a stamp on an envelope and mail it to Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, 1515 SW 10th Ave., Topeka, KS 66604. The winner will be notified in October. Name ____________________________ Email _______________________

Phone _____________________ Grade in School ________________________ What websites do you like to visit? _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ Do you have a profile on

Do you have a library card?

 Facebook  Twitter  MySpace  YouTube  Flickr  Second Life

 Yes  No

other (please list) ______________________________________________________________ What do you like to do when you’re at the library?  Read  Video games  Hanging out with friends  Access computers/internet  Attend events What events do you attend? Please list: ________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ Other? ____________________________________________________________________ What time and day of the week works best for you to attend events at the library? _________________________________________________________________________


Adult Programs

Convergence

Alice C. Sabatini Gallery

Kansas artist Louis Copt talks art and answers your questions. His work is on display as part of the Convergence exhibit.

Convergence

The works of three Kansas artists, Louis Copt, Daniel W. Coburn and Jim Brothers, examine the expansive landscape, rich history, and the ongoing narrative that shapes our identity as Kansans. The artists converge as friends and visual storytellers in a premiere exhibition reflecting the people and places at the heart of their artistic passion. ■ Sabatini Gallery

Jul 2 – Sep 3

Sunday Afternoon with Kansas Authors

Christine Adams and Teresa Thomas

Join them to discuss their book Spires for All Time: the Art and History of St. Joseph German Catholic Church. A book signing follows. ■ Topeka Room 204

Sun Aug 1

2:00–3:00 pm

Monday Market @ your library®

From the farm to your library, get your staples every Monday at our farmer’s market. Venders offer fresh produce, fruit, flowers, herbs, nuts, farm fresh eggs and buffalo meat. Closed September 6 for Labor Day. ■ Library Parking Lot 10th & Garfield

Mon Mon Mon Mon Mon Mon

Aug 2 Aug 9 Aug 16 Aug 23 Aug 30 Sep 13

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Elling

Two grown men are released from a state home and set up in their own apartment in Oslo. Watching their somewhat torturous adjustment to “normal” life is both painful and amusing. Norway | 2001 | Rated R | 89 minutes Tue

Aug 3

■ Sabatini Gallery

Thu Aug 5

6:30–8:30 pm

6:30–8:00 pm

Conscious Discipline

Achieve a more peaceful home environment. Learn effective and fun ways to connect with your children using “Conscious Discipline” techniques. Presented by an Early Care & Education Specialist for ERC Resource & Referral. Registration required. Call 785-580-4565. ■ Perkins Room 201

Thu Aug 5

6:30–7:30 pm

Israel: A Land of Contrasts and Inspiration

Take a virtual tour of the center of the religious world. Dr. Doron Bookshtein, a world renowned speaker who has lived in Israel for much of his life and has been a tour guide for 30 years, explores the dynamic regions of Israel as he discusses the land, the people and the biblical heritage of the Holy Land. Brought to you in partnership with Jade Travel. ■ Marvin Auditorium

Thu Aug 5

7:00–8:45 pm

Convergence

First Friday ArtWalk

Mingle with friends and Alice C. Sabatini Gallery staff during the First Friday ArtWalk. ■ Sabatini Gallery

Fri

International Film

■ Marvin Auditorium 101BC

Artist Talk – Louis Copt

Aug 6

5:30–9:00 pm

Ride the Wild Horse Film Series

National Velvet [all ages]

Elizabeth Taylor stars in this classic film about a Thoroughbred and the girl who wanted to ride him in the Grand National steeplechase. 1944 | Rated G | 124 minutes ■ Marvin Auditorium 101BC

Fri

Aug 6

6:30–8:45 pm

Meeting & Eating

When you hold your meeting at the library, we offer all the amenities you will need to make it a success. If you need meals and refreshments, our catering is provided by Doug Petrie, owner and chef of the Millennium Cafe, and his staff. Petrie’s culinary skills are well-known. His flavor-filled meals, delectablebaked goods, farm-fresh salads and tantalizing desserts have been pleasing library customers since 2001. For catering information call 580-4441.

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Bag Day Book Sale

All the books you can stuff into a brown grocery bag – purchased at the door for $5 each – are yours. Cruise through books of all topics. This book sale event is a true scavenger hunt not to be missed! ■ Marvin Auditorium

Sat

Aug 7

10:00 am–4:00 pm

Beginning Genealogy Workshop

Get started in genealogy and learn how to use the print and online resources our library offers. Receive a pedigree chart and other helpful forms for record keeping as you research your family tree. Registration required. Call 785-580-4540. Includes a short break. ■ Anton Room 202

Sat

Aug 7

9:00 am–12:00 pm

Cooking Fresh at Monday Market

Doug Petrie, Millennium Café chef presents “Eating Seasonal.” Learn the healthy benefits of eating seasonal fruits and produce.Enjoy a food tasting! ■ Library Parking Lot 10th & Garfield

Mon Aug 9

10:00–10:30 am

Literature with Lunch

Walden by Henry David Thoreau

How to Start, Lead, Attend and Enjoy a Book Group

Learn tips on forming a group or tricks for enlivening your current group. Learn how to use the library’s Book Group in a Bag service. ■ Menninger Room 206

Tue

Aug 10

10:00–11:00 am

How to Start a Business

Prospective entrepreneurs learn the basic steps of setting up a new small business. Topics include legal structure, financing, and business plan outlines. ■ Menninger Room 206

Wed Aug 11 Wed Sep 15

6:00–8:00 pm 5:45–8:00 pm

Math Homework Help for Parents

Library homework coaches help parents learn some of the fundamental algorithms found in the “Everyday Math” curriculum used in several Topeka and Shawnee County school districts. ■ Lingo Story Room 121

Wed Aug 11

6:00–7:00 pm

Secrets from the Basement

Accounts of the transcendentalist’s daily life on the shores of Walden pond outside Concord, Massachusetts are interwoven with musings on the virtues of selfreliance and individual freedom, on society, government and other topics. A brief presentation on the cultural impact of this classic precedes the discussion.

Discover treasures in the basement from our magazine collection dating back to 1850. The magazines cover a wide range of subjects that would interest collectors, home decorators, car enthusiasts, history buffs, antique hounds, fashionistas, artists and the curious-minded. Don’t miss your chance for this hands-on treasure hunt. Registration required. Call 785-580-4540.

■ Marvin Auditorium 101C

■ Lower Level Conference Room

Mon Aug 9

1:00–2:30 pm

Kansas Career Pipeline for Adults

The Pipeline delivers credible information about which type of jobs you’d be good at and what sorts of work environments would suit you. It opens doors to real jobs with employers who are waiting to discover someone exactly like you. Learn about educational opportunities. Registration required. Call 785-580-4606. ■ Computer Training Center

Mon Aug 9 Mon Sep 13 Thu Sep 30

Altering an unwanted book allows you to express your creativity and recycle at the same time. Hands-on demonstrations and books provided. Registration required. Call 785-580-4515. Tue

Aug 10

7:00–8:30 pm

Classic Film

The Thin Man

Sleuthing spouses Nick and Nora Charles investigate the disappearance of a wealthy inventor. 1934 | b&w | 91 minutes ■ Marvin Auditorium 101BC

Fri

Aug 13

2:00–5:00 pm

6:00–9:00 pm 9:00 am–12:00 pm 1:00–4:00 pm

Altered Book Workshop

■ Marvin Auditorium 101A

Thu Aug 12

6:30–8:30 pm

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Ride the Wild Horse Film Series

Black Beauty [all ages]

Based on the novel by Anna Sewell, this is a tale about the bond between a young boy and his colt, even though separated.

Smart Choices in Retirement

Learn how to achieve a stable, steady income. Geared toward retirees or working investors within one year of retirement. ■ Perkins Room 201

1971 | Rated G | 106 minutes

Tue

■ Marvin Auditorium 101BC

Connecting Through Facebook

Fri

Aug 13

6:30–8:45 pm

Fall Turf

Find out what to do with your lawn for the fall and winter season. Presented by Shawnee Co. Extension Master Gardeners. ■ Lingo Story Room 121

Sat

Aug 14

10:30–11:30 am

Fall Vegetables

Aug 17

7:00–8:30 pm

Connecting to your family and friends is easy with Facebook. Learn how Facebook works, what social networking is, and how to get rid of notices you don’t want to see. Create photo albums and reacquaint yourselves with friends from long ago--all on Facebook! Bring your email address and password and learn the ins and outs. ■ Computer Training Center

What you need to know before harvesting your fall vegetables. Presented by Shawnee County Extension Master Gardeners.

Wed Aug 18

■ Lingo Story Room 121

A shipwreck leaves a boy and a wild Arabian stallion stranded on an island, forging a friendship that takes them all the way to the race of the century.

Sat

Aug 14

11:45 am–12:45 pm

Sports Trivia

Create the ultimate butt-kicking team for our second annual Sports Trivia competition. Match your sports IQ with local experts, media and sports personalities who will also compete. Teams can have up to eight participants. Join the fun. Doors open at 2:30 pm. Registration required. Call 785-580-4545 or register at the Red Carpet desk. ■ Marvin Auditorium

Sat

Aug 14

3:00–5:30 pm

Convergence

Watercolor Demonstration: Louis Copt

Get a front row seat to a watercolor demonstration by Kansas artist Louis Copt. View his work, on display in the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery, before you attend this program. ■ Sabatini Gallery

Sat

Aug 14

1:00–3:00 pm

1:30–3:00 pm

Ride the Wild Horse Film Series

The Black Stallion [all ages]

1979 | Rated G | 117 minutes ■ Marvin Auditorium 101BC

Fri

Aug 20

6:30–8:45 pm

Gaming @ Your Library® [18 and over]

August games are retro. Relive your arcade days by playing Pac-Man or Galaga on the Xbox 360’s Namco Museum: Virtual Arcade. Set out on an adventure with the New Super Mario Bros on the Wii or travel around the board in the game of Life. Enjoy this fun, free, social event for all adults. ■ Marvin Auditorium 101BC

Sat

Aug 21

2:00–4:00 pm

So Many Books, So Little Time

Intuition by Allegra Goodman

When a scientist’s experiments lead to a promising new discovery, tensions run high in the lab – especially when people begin to suspect fraud. Books provided, registration required. Call 785-580-4540. ■ Menninger Room 206

Sun Aug 22

3:00–5:00 pm

thank you for a great

From fish bubbles to stinky feet, generous Library Foundation donors provided a great summer of fun for all ages. To support Summerfest and other library programs contact The Library Foundation at 785 580-4498 or foundation.tscpl.org.

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Convergence

Teacher Treats

Spend the evening discovering how the friendship of Louis Copt, Jim Brothers, and Daniel Coburn has led each of them in new and exciting directions with their work, on display in the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery.

Early literacy begins with you. As caregivers and teachers you have an opportunity to instill a love of reading at an early age. Learn about the six pre-reading skills and how to use them in your classroom. Presented by the library’s Outreach Storytellers. Made possible by an Early Reading First grant, in cooperation with ERC Resource & Referral and Topeka Public Schools. Registration begins August 16. Call 785-580-4565.

Artists Round Table Talk

■ Sabatini Gallery

Thu Aug 26

6:30–8:30 pm

Topeka Genealogy Society Presents

Past and Future Works of the Latter Day Saints

■ Marvin Auditorium

Genealogist Jan Wilkes outlines what is available and what is coming from the Latter Day Saints, the world’s largest compiler and disseminator of genealogy information. ■ Marvin Auditorium 101B

Thu Aug 26

7:00–8:45 pm

A jockey, a trainer and a businessman join forces with an undersized racehorse who gives the nation hope when they need it most. 2003 | Rated PG-13 | 141 minutes Aug 27

6:30–8:45 pm

Candidate School

Thinking about running for city council or school board? This workshop provides a working knowledge of the local political process, including raising money, time commitment, requirements and tips. ■ Marvin Auditorium 101BC

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Aug 28

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Convergence

First Friday ArtWalk

This is the last day of Convergence, the work of Jim Brothers, Louis Copt and Daniel Coburn. Mingle with friends and staff of the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery. Fri

Seabiscuit [all ages]

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Ride the Wild Horse Film Series

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Every Child Ready To Read

Sep 3

5:30–9:00 pm

Got Art–Now What?

Help for the New Art Owner

Garage sale find or Grandma’s heirloom—suddenly you’re an art owner and the questions are starting: What is this? Who made it? How do I take care of it? This course helps make owning art as fun and easy as possible. This is not an appraisal, but rather provides the tools you need if you decide to get one. Registration required. Call 785-580-4515. ■ Marvin Auditorium 101BC

Sat Sep 4

1:00–4:00 pm

International Film

Ashes of Time Redux/Dung Che Sai Duk

A broken-hearted hit man moves to the desert where he finds skilled swordsmen to carry out his contract killings. Every person in the film tries to find an emotional attachment to someone but always ends up with the wrong person. Hong Kong | 1994 | Rated R | 100 minutes ■ Marvin Auditorium 101BC

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Digging New Wells for Nonprofits

Classic Film

All About Eve

A young, ambitious starlet maneuvers her way into the lives of an aging stage actress and her circle of theater friends. 1950 | b&w | 138 minutes ■ Marvin Auditorium 101BC

Fri

Sep 10

2:00–5:00 pm

Easy Star Gazing [all ages]

An introduction to using your eyes and binoculars to view the night sky. What you will learn will be useful for watching the Kansas sky over the next three months. Plus, take home handouts to help transform your backyard into your own observatory. ■ Lingo Story Room 121

Fri

Sep 10

7:00–8:00 pm

Literature with Lunch

Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell

This novel produced a gently comic picture of life and manners in an English country village during the 1830s in this series of episodes in the lives of Mary Smith and her two spinster sister friends. A brief presentation on the cultural impact of this classic precedes the discussion. ■ Marvin Auditorium 101C

Mon Sep 13

1:00–2:30 pm

Explore the extensive collection of fundraising material for nonprofit organizations available at the library and on the Internet. Registration required. Call 785-580-4606. ■ Computer Training Center

Wed Sep 15

3:30–5:00 pm

Faith in Fiction: Christianity Book Discussion

Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo A. Anaya

When a curandera (healer) comes to stay with a young boy, he tests the bonds that tie him to his culture and finds himself in the secrets of the past. Sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council Talk About Literature in Kansas program. Registration required. Call 785-580-4510. ■ Hughes Room 205

Wed Sep 15

7:00–8:45 pm

Gaming @ Your Library® [18 and over]

A salute to movies with various movie-themed Lego games. Experience the adventure of playing the starring roles in Harry Potter, Indiana Jones and Star Wars. Board game lovers can play Harry Potter: Mystery at Hogwarts or Risk: Lord of the Rings. Enjoy this fun, free, social event for all adults (18 and over). ■ Marvin Auditorium 101BC

Sat

Sep 18

2:00–4:00 pm

Music for a Sunday Afternoon

The Plaid People

Hear folk music at its best with library favorite Kelly Werts and his friends Paul Elwood and Susan Mayo. Original down-home compositions will be heard on the banjo, guitar, and cello. They don’t sing too badly either! ■ Marvin Auditorium

Sun Sep 19

2:30–3:30 pm

Sortin’, Shelvin’ The Friends of the Library 40th Annual Book Sale is a Topeka tradition, one that Gaylord Ukena has dedicated his time and talents to since 1993, serving as chairperson for the event since 2000. Dubbed one of the largest in the Midwest, the book sale is September 17-19 at the Kansas Expocentre.

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Gaylord says it feels good to be part of something that people ask about all year, but there are other reasons that he has stuck with it for so long.


Topeka Genealogy Society Presents

So Many Books, So Little Time

Gary Toms of the Mid-Continent Public Library details all the holdings at the new Midwest Genealogy Center in Independence, Mo. Brought to you in partnership with the Topeka Genealogical Society.

When an ad agency suffers a business downturn, the tensions among the staff emerge in more ways than gossip, pranks, and long coffee breaks. Books provided, registration required. Call 785-580-4540.

Inside the New Midwest Genealogy Center

■ Marvin Auditorium 101B

Thu Sep 23

7:00–8:45 pm

Then We Came to the End by Joshua Ferris

■ Menninger Room 206

Sun Sep 26

3:00–5:00 pm

Trivia Night @ your library®

Sunday Afternoon with Kansas Author

■ Marvin Auditorium

Kansas author Bonar Menninger discusses his new book And Hell Followed With It: Life and Death in a Kansas Tornado. The book describes dozens of true personal experiences from the June 1966 Topeka tornado. It also features information regarding the legend of Burnett’s Mound and the history of Topeka. A book signing follows the program.

Enter as a team of 5-8 friends, coworkers or family members working together to answer 100 questions from 10 categories. Prizes will be awarded to the top trivia teams! Doors open at 6 pm. The Millennium Café will be open for snacks and drinks until 6:45 pm. Registration required, begins August 1. Call 785-580-4540. Fri

Sep 24

6:30–9:00 pm

Trivia Afternoon @ your library®

Bonar Menninger

■ Topeka Room 204

Sun Sep 26

2:00–3:00 pm

A repeat of the popular Friday Trivia Night program. Enter as a team of 5-8 friends, coworkers or family members working together to answer 100 questions from 10 categories. Prizes will be awarded to the top trivia teams! Doors open at 2:30 pm. The Millennium Café will be open for snacks and drinks. Registration required, begins August 1. Call 785-580-4540.

Tax Changes and Updates for 2010

■ Marvin Auditorium

Printed Image 3

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Sep 25

3:00–5:30 pm

and Sellin’

“The funds raised have gone toward a lot of very good projects over the years, summer reading and equipment that couldn’t otherwise fit into the budget,” he said. “We are also recycling books and other items. So, that’s gratifying.” Making friends through his involvement is just another perk of volunteering here, he said. Volunteers help at the book sale and throughout the year. You can be part of our team. Contact Kari, our volunteer coordinator, at 785-580-4490.

Join a discussion on the new tax laws, facilitated by a tax expert from H&R Block. Plus, receive suggestions on what you can do to save money and have a lower tax liability for 2010. ■ Menninger Room 206

Tue

Sep 28

7:00–8:30 pm

Sueño con Aventuras Artisticas and the Ubiquitous Nature of Printed Image

A visual and exciting talk about the creation of art and how artists use visions and dreaming as part of their process, presented by Endi Poskovic, the juror for Printed Image 3. Poskovic is an internationally known printmaker and head of the printmaking program at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. His large woodcuts evoke mystery, humor and history. The Printed Image 3 exhibit is sponsored by the Friends of the Library, in partnership with the Mulvane Art Museum. ■ Marvin Auditorium 101C

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Computer Classes

To register call 785-580-4606 or e-mail class@tscpl.org. ■ All classes in the Computer Training Center.

Beginning Classes

Designed for the new computer user and presented at a relaxed pace. Try taking the classes in the order listed for a good basic understanding.

Taming Your Mouse

Learn the proper way to hold and move the mouse. Come to one of these sessions or attend a Drop-In class. Dates and times at the end of the schedule. Tue Tue Wed Tue

Aug 10 Aug 24 Sep 8 Sep 21

1:00–2:30 pm 9:30–11:00 am 1:00–2:30 pm 9:30–11:00 am

Beginning Windows

Learn about the keyboard, desktop, icons, start button, task bar, calculator and WordPad. Wed Wed Thu Thu Wed

Aug 11 Aug 25 Sep 2 Sep 9 Sep 22

1:00–2:30 pm 9:30–11:00 am 7:00–8:30 pm 1:00–2:30 pm 9:30–11:00 am

Word: Introduction to Word Processing

Learn to set margins and tabs, change fonts, spell check, select text, save and delete files. Thu Thu Thu Fri Thu

Aug 12 Aug 26 Sep 9 Sep 10 Sep 23

1:00–2:30 pm 9:30–11:00 am 7:00–8:30 pm 1:00–2:30 pm 9:30–11:00 am

Internet Introduction

Learn basic internet functions and visit some interesting sites. Mon Fri Mon Tue Fri

Aug 16 Aug 27 Sep 13 Sep 14 Sep 24

1:00–2:30 pm 9:30–11:00 am 7:00–8:30 pm 1:00–2:30 pm 9:30–11:00 am

Beyond The Basics

Take the following classes whenever you feel ready for more challenging projects. These classes are presented at a faster pace than the beginning classes.

Google It

Google does more than find web pages. Search for pictures, videos, maps and stuff to buy on the Internet. See your home with Google Maps. Use Google Docs for word processing, spreadsheets and more. Mon Thu Wed Thu Mon Wed

Aug 2 Aug 19 Sep 1 Sep 16 Sep 20 Sep 29

Look It Up on the Internet

Learn to use the library’s online catalog and some electronic resources available from the library or from home. Tue Aug 3 Thu Sep 2 Fri Sep 17

Using Microsoft Word, learn to select text, cut, copy and paste. Wed Aug 4 Mon Aug 23 Wed Sep 8

Learn to use the drawing toolbar, clip art, WordArt, text boxes and more. Thu Aug 5 Tue Aug 24 Thu Sep 9

Learn to crop, rotate, resize, reduce red eye, play with color and use special effects on your digital photos using free online software.

PowerPoint

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7:00–8:30 pm 1:00–2:30 pm 9:30–11:00 am

Editing Digital Photos

Tue Tue Wed Mon Tue

1:00–2:30 pm 9:30–11:00 am 1:00–2:30 pm 7:00–8:30 pm 9:30–11:00 am

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Word: Graphics

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Cut, Copy & Paste

E-Mail With Yahoo! Mail

Learn to address, compose, reply to and forward messages.

1:00–2:30 pm 1:00–2:30 pm 9:30–11:00 am 1:00–2:30 pm 7:00–8:30 pm 9:30–11:00 am

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Create dynamic presentations. Learn to insert slides, add text, graphics, transitions and animations. Thu Aug 19 Fri Aug 27 Tue Sep 14

7:00–8:30 pm 1:00–2:30 pm 9:30–11:00 am


Word: Tables, Tabs & Columns

Cooking from the Web

Thu Mon Thu Fri

Mon Aug 2

Learn to set tabs, construct tables and use columns. Aug 5 Aug 30 Sep 16 Sep 17

1:00–2:30 pm 1:00–2:30 pm 7:00–8:30 pm 9:30–11:00 am

Excel: Introduction to Spreadsheets

Learn about cells, columns, rows, AutoSum, simple functions or formulas and page setup features. Mon Tue Wed Thu Mon

Aug 16 Aug 31 Sep 15 Sep 23 Sep 27

7:00–8:30 pm 1:00–2:30 pm 9:30–11:00 am 7:00–8:30 pm 1:00–2:30 pm

Excel: Lists

Learn the basics of data lists. Create field names, sort lists and link spreadsheets. Familiarity with basic Excel is required for this class. Mon Wed Thu Tue Thu

Aug 23 Sep 1 Sep 16 Sep 28 Sep 30

7:00–8:30 pm 1:00–2:30 pm 9:30–11:00 am 1:00–2:30 pm 7:00–8:30 pm

Word: Mail Merge & Mailing Labels

Create mailing labels, envelopes, personalized form letters and directories by combining a data list with Word. Mon Aug 30 Wed Sep 29

7:00–8:30 pm 1:00–2:30 pm

WinWay Resumé Writing

Learn to create professional-looking resumés with WinWay Resumé, a simple to use program also used at the Topeka Workforce Center. Thu Aug 26 Mon Sep 20

7:00–8:30 pm 1:00–2:30 pm

Get it Now! Free Downloadable Audiobooks

Learn how to checkout, download and play audiobooks and other media on your computer, mp3 player, or iPod. Tue Aug 10 Mon Sep 20

11:00 am–12:30 pm 4:00–5:30 pm

Add a bit of 21st Century technology to your culinary toolbox. From lemon yogurt cake to chicken scallopine, discover new and useful websites dedicated to cooking and baking. 7:00–8:00 pm

Drop-In

Practice new computer skills, learn to use a mouse or get a little help with computer problems. This is also a good time to learn more advanced techniques or to work on job applications and resumes. Come and go anytime during the session. Tue Tue Tue Tue Sat Tue Tue Sat Tue Tue Sat Tue

Aug 3 Aug 10 Aug 17 Aug 24 Aug 28 Aug 31 Sep 7 Sep 11 Sep 14 Sep 21 Sep 25 Sep 28

3:30–5:00 pm 3:30–5:00 pm 3:30–5:00 pm 3:30–5:00 pm 9:30–11:00 am 3:30–5:00 pm 3:30–5:00 pm 1:30–3:00 pm 3:30–5:00 pm 3:30–5:00 pm 9:30–11:00 am 3:30–5:00 pm

It’s Here!

Vegetarian Menu

We’re cooking with your needs in mind.

Black Bean Chipotle Sandwich | Fruit Plate with Cottage Cheese Vegetarian Wrap | Pesto Veggie Sandwich | Vegetable Quiche | Egg Salad Sandwich | Black Bean Chipotle Sandwich | Fruit Plate with Cottage Cheese | Vegetarian Wrap | Pesto Veggie Sandwich Vegetable Quiche | Egg Salad Sandwich | Black Bean Chipotle Sandwich | Fruit Plate with Cottage Cheese | Vegetarian Wrap | Pesto Veggie Sandwich | Vegetable Quiche | Egg Salad Sandwich Black Bean Chipotle Sandwich | Fruit Plate with Cottage Cheese Vegetarian Wrap | Pesto Veggie Sandwich | Vegetable Quiche | Egg Salad Sandwich | Black Bean Chipotle Sandwich | Fruit Plate with Cottage Cheese | Vegetarian Wrap | Pesto Veggie Sandwich Vegetable Quiche | Egg Salad Sandwich | Black Bean Chipotle Sandwich | Fruit Plate with Cottage Cheese | Vegetarian Wrap | Pesto Veggie Sandwich | Vegetable Quiche | Egg Salad Sandwich Black Bean Chipotle Sandwich | Fruit Plate with Cottage Cheese Vegetarian Wrap | Pesto Veggie Sandwich | Vegetable Quiche | Egg Salad Sandwich | Black Bean Chipotle Sandwich | Fruit Plate with Cottage Cheese | Vegetarian Wrap | Pesto Veggie Sandwich Vegetable Quiche | Egg Salad Sandwich | Black Bean Chipotle Sandwich | Fruit Plate with Cottage Cheese | Vegetarian Wrap | Pesto Veggie Sandwich | Vegetable Quiche | Egg Salad Sandwich | Black Bean Chipotle Sandwich | Fruit Plate with Cottage Cheese | Vegetarian Wrap | Pesto

Black Bean Chipotle Sandwich | Fruit Plate with Cottage Cheese, salad or pasta salad | Vegetarian Wrap | Pesto Veggie Sandwich | Vegetable Quiche | Egg Salad Sandwich

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