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...

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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2019 Record Year of Giving to the Library

The Library Foundation reports 2019 as record year of giving to the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library. We give tremendous thanks to our many donors! Foundation gifts to the library totaled $1,344,909.95. Major programs and services included: Claire's Courtyard; renovations to the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery, Learning Center and Red Carpet collection; and the Adventuremobile.
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