Events

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 7:00pm

Sarah Smarsh: Heartland
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 7:00pm
  Journalist Sarah Smarsh grew up in poverty on a Kansas farm, and has brought the lens of that experience to her extensive writings for publications from "The New Yorker" to "McSweeney’s" to "The Guardian". Her newest book, "Heartland: A Memoir of... more

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 7:00pm

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 7:00pm

Big Tent: Charlotte Seley, Max Sutton, Bogi Takács
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 7:00pm
The Raven's monthly Big Tent Series returns with a reading featuring Charlotte Seley, Max Sutton, and Bogi Takács! Max Keith Sutton was born in 1937 and raised in Madison County, Arkansas. He graduated from the University of Arkansas and received his Ph. D. in English... more

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 11:45am

First Friday Book Group: The Dark Room
Friday, October 5, 2018 - 11:45am
First Friday Book Group: The Dark Room
Friday, October 5, 2018 - 11:45am

Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 2:00pm

Mystery Author Charles Todd
Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 2:00pm
Bestselling mystery author Charles Todd is actually a mother and son writing pair, and both are visiting us in Topeka! The authors will read from their work and discuss their research and writing process. Q&A and book signing to follow.  A Test of Wills is the... more

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 7:00pm

Bill James & Rachel McCarthy James: The Man From The Train
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 7:00pm
Celebrate the paperback launch of Bill James & Rachel McCarthy James's soon-to-be-classic true crime book, THE MAN FROM THE TRAIN, a finalist for the 2018 Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime and a Kansas Notable Book.  ABOUT THE AUTHORS: BILL JAMES made his mark... more

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 12:00pm

Third Tuesday Book Group: Hope Never Dies
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 12:00pm

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 7:00pm

Last Wednesday Book Group: Book Selection Night
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 7:00pm

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 11:45am

First Friday Book Group: Hope Never Dies
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 11:45am

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 11:45am

First Friday Book Group: Magpie Murders
Friday, December 7, 2018 - 11:45am

Friday, January 4, 2019 - 11:45am

First Friday Book Group: Beyond the Pale
Friday, January 4, 2019 - 11:45am

Friday, February 1, 2019 - 11:45am

First Friday Book Group: Ashes to Dust
Friday, February 1, 2019 - 11:45am