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Upcoming Events – 2016

May 31, 2016 Overland Park O Pioneers! by Willa Cather
TALK
June 1, 2016 Kansas City Kansas Poems of William Stafford ed. by Denise Low
TALK
June 7, 2016 Oberlin A Scattered People: An American Family Moves West by Gerald McFarland
TALK
July 5, 2016 Oberlin A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains by Isabella L. Bird
TALK
July 21, 2016 Topeka Brick Lane by Monica Ali
TALK
August 24, 2016 Newton Mules and Men by Zora Neale Hurston
TALK
September 2, 2016 Lenexa The Things I've Been Silent About by Azar Nafisi
TALK
September 7, 2016 Topeka Esperanza's Box of Saints by Maria Amparo Escandon
TALK
September 10, 2016 Meade Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
TALK
September 12, 2016 Parsons How Elizabeth Barrett Browning Saved My Life by Mameve Medwed
TALK
September 13, 2016 Kinsley The Slow Air of Ewan MacPherson by Thomas Fox Averill
TALK
September 20, 2016 Chanute Kansas Literary Heritage
TALK
September 20, 2016 Baldwin City Bone Game by Louis Owens
TALK
September 21, 2016 Newton The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan
TALK
September 24, 2016 Meade So Long a Letter by Mariama Ba
TALK
October 5, 2016 Topeka In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez
TALK
October 7, 2016 Lenexa The Namesake by Jhunpa Lahiri
TALK
October 8, 2016 Meade The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
TALK
October 11, 2016 Kinsley The Center of Everything by Laura Moriarty
TALK
October 13, 2016 Lansing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
TALK
October 17, 2016 Parsons Standing in the Rainbow by Fannie Flagg
TALK
October 18, 2016 Chanute The Learning Tree by Gordon Parks
TALK
October 18, 2016 Baldwin City Reservation Blues by Sherman Alexie
TALK
October 24, 2016 Newton The Day of the Locust by Nathanael West
TALK
October 26, 2016 Topeka Brand New Memory by Elias Miguel Munoz
TALK
November 1, 2016 Chanute Picnic by William Inge
TALK
November 14, 2016 Parsons Walking Across Egypt by Clyde Edgerton
TALK
November 15, 2016 Kinsley Not Without Laughter by Langston Hughes
TALK
November 15, 2016 Baldwin City Tracks by Louise Erdrich
TALK
December 2, 2016 Lenexa The Lazarus Project by Aleksandar Hemon
TALK
– 2017
January 12, 2017 Lansing A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
TALK
April 13, 2017 Lansing The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
TALK

Ongoing Events