Claire’s Courtyard, a Wonderful Addition

Grand Opening of Claire’s Courtyard happened Tuesday, October 8, 2019 with a ribbon cutting at 10:30 a.m. Gathering on the Courtyard began at 10:00 a.m. with music by The Studio String Quartet. Visitors were able to tour the Sunroom, sit on the patio, listen to the Courtyard fountain and view...

Give the gift of reading

The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library is partnering with the United Way of Greater Topeka providing a unique early years book gifting program to Shawnee County called Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. The program mails a brand new, age-appropriate book every month to enrolled children from birth to age five, creating...

Your Gift Enriches Lives

With your tax-deductible gift today, you are making an impact on the future of your community. Our focus this year is on early childhood literacy and continues our ongoing commitment to get kids acquainted with reading in those crucial first years. You can invest in programs and services of the library such...

A Gift That Keeps Giving

"We are honored to be chosen as the beneficiary of Hy-Vee's Reusable Bag Program for the month of October," said Erin Aldridge, The Library Foundation Executive Director. "It is a testament to the relationship the library has built with Hy-Vee that they see the good our organizations are doing in the community."
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Gifts that Grow

Jerry Reed is a familiar face in the Library. He has been a volunteer for the Alice C. Sabatini Art Gallery since the day it opened. Not only did has the Library and our community benefit from his time and talents, but he has also financially contributed to the Library’s...
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New Executive Director —– Erin Aldridge

The Library Foundation Board of Trustees announces that executive director Nancy Lindberg is retiring and Erin Aldridge has been hired as her successor. Lindberg has served as executive director since January 2014. Aldridge will begin working at the Foundation on July 13. Aldridge most recently served as the Development Director for the Jayhawk Area Council, Boy Scouts.
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