Local author Todd Fertig discusses his book "Legacy: the Enduring Impact of the Negro Leagues on Modern Baseball and American Society."
"Legacy: the Enduring Impact of the Negro Leagues on Modern Baseball and American Society" features the stories of four families of major league players who are direct descendants of Negro Leaguers. More than 50 major league stars, coaches and others provide original reflection upon the many ways in which the Negro Leagues changed sports, America and the world.
Also, see the exhibit Shades of Greatness in the library's Alice C. Sabatini Gallery through May 7, 2023. This stunning traveling art exhibit from the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City features works created by artists inspired by Negro Leagues Baseball history.
AGE GROUP: | Teens (6th - 12th Grade) | Elementary (K - 5th Grade) | Adults |
EVENT TYPE: | History & Genealogy | Books/Authors/Writing |
|Mon, May 29||Closed|
|Tue, May 30||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Wed, May 31||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Thu, Jun 01||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Fri, Jun 02||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Sat, Jun 03||9:00AM to 6:00PM|
|Sun, Jun 04||12:00PM to 9:00PM|
Our mission is sparking curiosity and connecting our community through literacy and learning. The library features the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery, the Millennium Café, Chandler Booktique (bookstore and gift shop), free meeting rooms, computer training and free Wi-Fi access. The library has a collection of more than 414,000 books and serves more than 81,000 registered borrowers. Bookmobiles make 23 stops Monday-Saturday across Shawnee County. The website tscpl.org serves customers’ needs 24/7. The library offers state-of-the art technology, youth programs that encourage learning and reading, adult learning programs, online learning tools, events, and reference and research tools.