I'm the art collection curator at the library. The library has had a collection of fine art since 1890, and I get to play with the coolest stuff we own! I'm a photographer and art historian, a science lover and weird fiction enthusiast.
Dr. Sam Crumbine was the secretary of the Kansas State Board of Health from 1904 to about 1924. He was an early adopter of Germ Theory, the idea that tiny organisms were the cause of many diseases. At the time, Read on! →
Week 9 Summer Learning Programs Monday, July 22: Pop-up: Listening to Space Sounds Atrium All day, playing on MondoPad T.J. Troughton, Jacob Ziegler A more in-depth experience of the sounds of space, recorded by satellites, probes, rovers, Read on! →
Across the Universe Exhibit Dates: May 28 – August 18. (After this exhibit, the Gallery closes for Renovation. Resistance is futile.) “Take a step into deep space this summer and discover interactive opportunities with the planets, stars and beyond. NASA Read on! →
Exhibit opening and closing, gallery desk tasks for “Over There! Americans Abroad in WWI” Turn on all the lights from the Gallery breaker in the Gallery workroom. We now have the IPod playing World War I music in the front Read on! →
We’ve got cool instruments to see on display both inside and outside the Sabatini Gallery. But what do they sound like? Most of the instruments are on loan from TSCPL Red Carpet Public Services Specialist Jim Mosher. A talented harpist, Read on! →
Topeka Competition 33 opening and closing procedures Opening: When opening the doors, turn the door handle all the way to the left before opening the door. The locking mechanism scratches the tiles if you don’t. Please lock the door so Read on! →