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Aug
4
SHARP Grants Webinar Event Image Details
Online   SHARP Grants Webinar
Aug
7
Sharing Patterns, Sharing Lives: Kansas Quilts  Event Image Details
Harper   Sharing Patterns, Sharing Lives: Kansas Quilts
Aug
7
Fresh Produce: Kansas's Orchardists, Market Growers, and Truck Farmers Event Image Details
Hutchinson   Fresh Produce: Kansas's Orchardists, Market Growers, and Truck Farmers
Aug
7
The Vaqueros Event Image Details
Dodge City   The Vaqueros
Aug
8
Kansas’ Local Architecture: History, Place, and Identity
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Marysville   Kansas’ Local Architecture: History, Place, and Identity
Aug
13
The Kansas Whirlwind: Peter Mehringer and Sports of the Depression Era Event Image Details
Manhattan   The Kansas Whirlwind: Peter Mehringer and Sports of the Depression Era
Aug
17
The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown Event Image Details
Lansing   The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown
Aug
17
If These Walls Could Talk: Kansas Murals Event Image Details
Holton   If These Walls Could Talk: Kansas Murals
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Crossroads: Change in Rural America

Crossroads: Change in Rural America sparks fresh thinking and new conversations about the future and sustainability of Kansas communities.

Dates & Details  
Aug
18
Ruralpreneurs: Tumbleweeds and Talents in Kansas Communities Event Image Details
Cunningham   Ruralpreneurs: Tumbleweeds and Talents in Kansas Communities
Aug
19
Fall Grants Chat Event Image Details
Online   Fall Grants Chat
Aug
20
The Amazon Army Event Image Details
Wichita   The Amazon Army
Aug
22
Tasting the Past: Exploring Kansas Food Memories Event Image Details
Franklin   Tasting the Past: Exploring Kansas Food Memories
Aug
22
The Kansas Whirlwind: Peter Mehringer and Sports of the Depression Era Event Image Details
Kinsley   The Kansas Whirlwind: Peter Mehringer and Sports of the Depression Era
Aug
26
Orphan Train by Baker Kline Event Image Details
Newton   Orphan Train by Baker Kline
Aug
26
Standing in the Rainbow by Fannie Flagg Event Image Details
Leavenworth   Standing in the Rainbow by Fannie Flagg
Aug
26
Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver Event Image Details
Goodland   Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver
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Words of a Feather

Words of a Feather is a new poetry chapbook that connects and engages Kansans with the beauty of local birds and thoughtful humanities questions guided by poetry.

Dates & Details  
Aug
29
Words of a Feather: Poetry and Birding Hike Event Image Details
Lawrence   Words of a Feather: Poetry and Birding Hike
Sep
1
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates Event Image Details
Kansas City   Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Sep
2
Tracks by Louise Erdrich Event Image Details
Atchison   Tracks by Louise Erdrich
Sep
4
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman Event Image Details
Augusta   A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
Sep
4
Words of a Feather: Poetry and Birding Hike Event Image Details
North Newton   Words of a Feather: Poetry and Birding Hike
Sep
7
Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier Event Image Details
Oberlin   Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
Sep
9
The All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton by Jane Smiley Event Image Details
Hutchinson   The All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton by Jane Smiley
Sep
10
Head 'Em Up & Move 'Em Out Event Image Details
Havensville   Head 'Em Up & Move 'Em Out
Sep
11
William Allen White and the KKK in Kansas: "A Real American Goes Hunting" Event Image Details
Emporia   William Allen White and the KKK in Kansas: "A Real American Goes Hunting"
Sep
14
Harp of Burma by Michio Takeyama Event Image Details
Kinsley   Harp of Burma by Michio Takeyama
Sep
14
Epitaph for a Peach by David Mas Masumoto Event Image Details
Council Grove   Epitaph for a Peach by David Mas Masumoto
Sep
16
How Elizabeth Barrett Browning Saved My Life by Mameve Medwed Event Image Details
Leavenworth   How Elizabeth Barrett Browning Saved My Life by Mameve Medwed
Sep
16
A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett Event Image Details
Junction City   A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Sep
18
Kansas Book Festival Event Image Details
Topeka   Kansas Book Festival
Sep
18
Fresh Produce: Kansas's Orchardists, Market Growers, and Truck Farmers Event Image Details
Emporia   Fresh Produce: Kansas's Orchardists, Market Growers, and Truck Farmers
Sep
19
Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas Event Image Details
Franklin   Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas
Sep
19
Farmer Boy by Laura Ingalls Wilder Event Image Details
Topeka   Farmer Boy by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Sep
23
The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty Event Image Details
Newton   The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty
Oct
2
Five Skies by Ron Carlson Event Image Details
Augusta   Five Skies by Ron Carlson
Oct
5
Gilead by Marilynne Robinson Event Image Details
Oberlin   Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
Oct
6
Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine Event Image Details
Kansas City   Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine
Oct
7
Bone Game by Louis Owens Event Image Details
Atchison   Bone Game by Louis Owens
Oct
7
Nathan Coulter by Wendell Berry Event Image Details
Topeka   Nathan Coulter by Wendell Berry
Oct
7
221129TK - Living with the Land Event Image Details
Goodland   221129TK - Living with the Land
Oct
8
Children of the Promised Land Event Image Details
Fort Scott   Children of the Promised Land
Oct
11
If These Walls Could Talk: Kansas Murals Event Image Details
Wamego   If These Walls Could Talk: Kansas Murals
Oct
12
The Romance Reader by Pearl Abraham Event Image Details
Kinsley   The Romance Reader by Pearl Abraham
Oct
12
Secrets of the Tsil Cafe by Thomas Fox Averill Event Image Details
Council Grove   Secrets of the Tsil Cafe by Thomas Fox Averill
Oct
14
John Brown: The Legend Revisited by Merrill D. Peterson Event Image Details
Hutchinson   John Brown: The Legend Revisited by Merrill D. Peterson
Oct
14
Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen  Event Image Details
Goodland   Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen
Oct
16
Children of the Promised Land Event Image Details
Derby   Children of the Promised Land
Oct
17
Oral Histories from 1960-2010:  How the Legislative Culture Changed Event Image Details
Topeka   Oral Histories from 1960-2010: How the Legislative Culture Changed
Oct
21
Petroglyphs of the Kansas Smoky Hills Event Image Details
Concordia   Petroglyphs of the Kansas Smoky Hills
Oct
21
Walking Across Egypt by Clyde Edgerton Event Image Details
Leavenworth   Walking Across Egypt by Clyde Edgerton
Oct
21
The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame Event Image Details
Junction City   The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
Oct
22
Tasting the Past: Exploring Kansas Food Memories Event Image Details
Wamego   Tasting the Past: Exploring Kansas Food Memories
Oct
24
Red State: Socialism and the Free Press in Kansas Event Image Details
Franklin   Red State: Socialism and the Free Press in Kansas
Oct
24
Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas Event Image Details
Marysville   Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas
Oct
27
Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas Event Image Details
De Soto   Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas
Oct
28
The Light Between Oceans by M.L Stedman Event Image Details
Newton   The Light Between Oceans by M.L Stedman
Nov
3
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander Event Image Details
Kansas City   The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
Nov
4
The Grass Dancer by Susan Power Event Image Details
Atchison   The Grass Dancer by Susan Power
Nov
4
Winter Wheat by Mildred Walker Event Image Details
Topeka   Winter Wheat by Mildred Walker
Nov
6
The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu Event Image Details
Augusta   The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu
Nov
9
Miriam's Kitchen by Elizabeth Ehrlich Event Image Details
Council Grove   Miriam's Kitchen by Elizabeth Ehrlich
Nov
11
Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriett Beecher Stowe Event Image Details
Hutchinson   Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriett Beecher Stowe
Nov
14
The Harlem Renaissance Event Image Details
Franklin   The Harlem Renaissance
Nov
14
Ruralpreneurs: Tumbleweeds and Talents in Kansas Communities Event Image Details
Marysville   Ruralpreneurs: Tumbleweeds and Talents in Kansas Communities
Nov
16
Distant View of a Minaret and Other Stories by Alifa Rifaat Event Image Details
Kinsley   Distant View of a Minaret and Other Stories by Alifa Rifaat
Nov
16
Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas Event Image Details
Garden City   Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas
Nov
18
Charlotte's Web by E.B. White Event Image Details
Junction City   Charlotte's Web by E.B. White
Dec
12
The Amazon Army Event Image Details
Franklin   The Amazon Army

 

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