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Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library

Your Topeka library offers a wide variety of events for all ages, including an art gallery, STEM programs, business and personal finance classes, and more!

Address: 1515 SW 10th Ave. Topeka, KS 66604

Cost: Events are free unless otherwise noted.

How to register: Please review GSKSMO's registration requirements before registering. 

Questions? To find out more or receive a list of events with badge connections email Natalie at Check out the library's flyer for more events as well.

Forming Fiber

 All Levels 
September 9 - November 27

Sculptural fiber art is one of the most innovative forms of contemporary art. This exhibit showcases fiber sculpture in a variety of materials and techniques.

Some artists use traditional techniques such as stitching, weaving and crocheting with unconventional materials. Other artists use traditional fiber materials with nontraditional techniques. To schedule a group tour, email

See our events flyer for information about related artist talks and hands-on maker events.

Badge Connections: Senior Badge: Textile Artist

Outcomes:  Develops a strong sense of self, Displays positive values, Seeks challenges and learns from setbacks.
Learn more about the 5 Girl Scout outcomes.

Book Artist Workshop (Cadette)

Visit the Sabatini art gallery and complete several steps of the Book Artist badge with artist Betsy Roe. Included in this talk are a variety of materials used, book structures – from pop-ups to installations, and contemporary book artists from around the world. There is a hands-on component in which you will learn to make your own one-page book structure. 

To schedule a session or for questions, contact Betsy at

Please be a sister to our Girl Scout partners. Our partners invest staff and financial resources to provide unique Girl Scout programming at no cost to our girls and their families/troops. This is one of those special opportunities. In order for our partners to continue offering low-cost and free programming to Girl Scouts, please notify them as soon as possible if you can no longer attend.

Badge Connections: Cadette: Book Artist

Girl Scout Outcomes: Seeks challenges and learns from setbacks.