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Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library

1515 SW 10th Ave, Topeka, KS 66604-1304
+1 785-580-4400
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Amazing Library

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
MunchettaB
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Topeka, Kansas
Great Public Library!

The innovative architecture invites you in to a welcoming and friendly public space inside. There... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
VeronicaLeeLysaght
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Topeka, Kansas
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“local history” (2 reviews)
“kids area” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1515 SW 10th Ave, Topeka, KS 66604-1304
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+1 785-580-4400
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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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

Thank VeronicaLeeLysaght
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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.

Thank DIANE T
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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

Thank Jeannine W
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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.

Thank Sharon S
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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

Thank Kristy P
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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.

Thank Don D
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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

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

I have always loved this library which has only continued to get better and better since I was a high school debater! It was a huge honor for our city when the library won BEST library in the nation not too long ago. And the...More

Thank Thea R
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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I utilize the library frequently. We enjoy the movie selection as well as the ability to use "Overdrive". You should check into the many services and sources of material.

Thank jamesag2016
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