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Upcoming Events – 2017

May 27, 2017 Derby I Hear the Reaper's Song by Sara Stambaugh
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May 30, 2017 Overland Park Bootlegger's Daughter by Margaret Maron
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June 5, 2017 Hays Not Without Laughter by Langston Hughes
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June 6, 2017 Oberlin Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg
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June 7, 2017 Kansas City All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren
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June 9, 2017 Leavenworth The Egg and I by Betty MacDonald
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June 12, 2017 Abilene Sod and Stubble by John Ise
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June 20, 2017 Wamego When the Elephants Dance by Tess Uriza Holthe
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June 24, 2017 Derby Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin
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July 10, 2017 Hays One Soldier's Story by Bob Dole
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July 11, 2017 Leavenworth In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash by Jean Shepherd
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July 18, 2017 Wamego The Gardens of Kyoto by Kate Walbert
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July 18, 2017 Bonner Springs The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
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August 8, 2017 Oberlin The Egg and I by Betty MacDonald
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August 14, 2017 Abilene The Last Cattle Drive by Robert Day
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August 21, 2017 Newton I Hear the Reapers Song by Sara Stambaugh
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September 1, 2017 Lenexa Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen
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September 5, 2017 Oberlin I'm a Stranger Here Myself by Bill Bryson
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September 9, 2017 Augusta It Happened in Kansas by Sarah Smarsh
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September 18, 2017 Parsons Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
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September 20, 2017 Newton Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya
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September 26, 2017 Chanute Dance for the Dead by Thomas Perry
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October 3, 2017 Oberlin The Mammy by Brendan OCarroll
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October 14, 2017 Augusta Kansas Poems of William Stafford ed. by Denise Low
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October 16, 2017 Parsons Charming Billy by Alice McDermott
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October 17, 2017 Chanute Dance Hall of the Dead by Tony Hillerman
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October 23, 2017 Newton Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin
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November 3, 2017 Lenexa The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
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November 4, 2017 Augusta Now Let Me Fly by Marcia Cebulska
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November 6, 2017 Parsons Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem
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November 8, 2017 Chanute The Shaman Sings by James D. Doss
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December 1, 2017 Lenexa Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver
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Ongoing Events