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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

Registration Requirements: All girls participating as a Girl Scout in these activities must be registered Girl Scout members. If attending as a troop, all volunteers also need to be registered members and/or have completed and approved background checks. If non-registered individuals (adults or tags) are allowed to participate in this activity supplemental insurance is required. Use the Insurance Purchase Form to purchase insurance at least 3 weeks prior to the event. Completed forms can be emailed to

How to Register: Follow directions for the specific events on the flyer linked below or on the library website!

Questions? To find out more or receive a list of events with badge connections email Natalie at


See flyer for full list of upcoming events
Alice C. Sabatini Art Gallery (All Ages)

To schedule a gallery tour, contact Betsy, Zan, Sherry, or Brea at 785-580-4515 or

Mix It Up
March 22 - May 12, 2019


Mixed media is an adventure, a true test of imagination and skill as artists combine sometimes drastically different media to create art and meaning. View this mixed media art exhibit to see some of the adventures artists have taken. Connections to the Outdoor Art and Senior Collage Artist badges.

Written in the Stars
May 5, 2019-July 14, 2019

View an art exhibit curated by a team of area high schoolers using artwork from the library’s permanent collection and juried high school art.

To schedule a gallery tour or for questions, contact Betsy at 785-580-4515 or   

Badge Connections: Senior Collage Artist, Outdoor Art badges

Book Artist Workshop (Cadettes)

Visit the Sabatini art gallery and complete several steps of the Book Artist badge with artist Betsy Roe. Included in this power point 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