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Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library

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The Best Library Ever!

This is one amazing library, They offer so many things above and beyond books. If you have never... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
Lori Y
Autumn, United States
Amazing Library

There is a reason TSCPL won the 2016 Library of the Year award: it is an incredible space that... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Topeka, Kansas
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Great librarians, good selection of kids books, audio books, and even large print. My little loves the kids area.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

This is one amazing library, They offer so many things above and beyond books. If you have never had the tour of how a book gets reshelved, it is a must see. Truly amazing!!! The at work delivery program is fabulous and saves me time...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lori Y
Reviewed 14 July 2018

There is a reason TSCPL won the 2016 Library of the Year award: it is an incredible space that offers great services. Visitors can explore the beautiful building that not only houses an impressive number of books but also an art museum, cafe, and gift...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MunchettaB
Reviewed 12 June 2018

The innovative architecture invites you in to a welcoming and friendly public space inside. There are many things to do. The gallery, while small, is pleasant to walk through. They are constantly changing exhibits, so keep an eye out! There is also a 50 cent...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank VeronicaLeeLysaght
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

I was there today. I needed to print something off the internet. Only $.10 a sheet. Books, movies and more. My regret is they made 1 main library without smaller branches.

Date of experience: January 2018
Reviewed 2 January 2018

From the outside the architecture reminds you that you are in the middle of farm country with the look of a big silo. Inside you know it is all about increasing your knowledge! What do I like best? Perhaps just about everything! I certainly enjoy...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Jeannine W
Reviewed 28 November 2017

This is one of my favorite libraries. The programming is innovative and exciting. They are very connected with the community. There is even an art museum inside.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 10 November 2017

While I didn't visit for the library itself, I did enjoy my visit there for an author event (speaking and book signing) of one of my favorite authors. I felt it was well organized and, while there were books available for purchase, it was not...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Kristy P
Reviewed 5 October 2017

In addition to a being a great librarym the TSCPL has an art exhibit, a restaurant, and a variety of lectures and events for all ages.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Don D
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

I visited the library specifically to use the Topeka Room to do some local history research while I was in town, and while I was in the research room, my kids browsed the stacks in the children's section. This is a fabulous library, and on...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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