New Read of Local History

vassar playhouse

"Veda Rogers grew up in Quenemo, Kansas, married her childhood sweetheart, and they went on to establish Vassar Playhouse near their hometown. Located at Pomona Lake 35 miles south of Topeka, they ran the theatre sixteen seasons beginning in 1970. … [Continue reading]

Lasting Memorials


Our new library sign! It's big, bold and beautiful! This new addition was purchased with memorial funds given by the generous family and friends of Mrs. Lucille Gilliland. Memorial plaques were added on the two lamp posts on the south side. … [Continue reading]

We’re turning colors

The Library is turning its walls bright colors these days with the help of volunteer Tim Hayes. The stairway was painted green and yellow with an orange door and window. And now the upstairs restroom is orange too. Looks great and has received … [Continue reading]

LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library Kansas job seekers, new help has arrived! The State Library of Kansas just inked a three-month trial deal with LearningExpress Library to offer extensive online resources including occupational and scholastic practice … [Continue reading]