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Upcoming Events – 2017

September 26, 2017 Chanute Dance for the Dead by Thomas Perry
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September 26, 2017 Pratt Typical American by Gish Jen
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September 26, 2017 Topeka Hoot by Carl Hiaasen
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September 27, 2017 Hays Touching the Fire: Buffalo Dancers, the Sky Bundle, and Other Tales by Roger Welsch
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October 3, 2017 Oberlin The Mammy by Brendan O'Carroll
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October 4, 2017 El Dorado Picnic by William Inge
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October 4, 2017 Kansas City The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
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October 6, 2017 Basehor A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains by Isabella L. Bird
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October 9, 2017 Haysville Mules and Men by Zora Neale Hurston
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October 10, 2017 Council Grove Sag Harbor by Colson Whitehead
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October 12, 2017 Nickerson Half Broke Horses by Jeanette Wall
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October 12, 2017 Goodland The March by E. L. Doctorow
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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 16, 2017 Hays Great Plains by Ian Frazier
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October 17, 2017 Chanute Dance Hall of the Dead by Tony Hillerman
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October 17, 2017 Leavenworth Shroud for a Nightingale by P. D. James
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October 17, 2017 Hutchinson Waiting by Ha Jin
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October 17, 2017 Baldwin City The Gardens of Kyoto by Kate Walbert
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October 17, 2017 Hill City The Tortilla Curtain by T. C. Boyle
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October 18, 2017 Topeka Distant View of a Minaret and Other Stories by Alifa Rifaat
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October 18, 2017 Kinsley Quite a Year for Plums by Bailey White
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October 22, 2017 Topeka The Country Girls Trilogy by Edna O'Brien
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October 23, 2017 Newton Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin
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October 23, 2017 Haysville The Day of the Locust by Nathanael West
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October 23, 2017 Junction City Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor
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October 24, 2017 Pratt Caramelo by Sandra Cisneros
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October 24, 2017 Topeka A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold
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October 31, 2017 Overland Park The Namesake by Jhunpa Lahiri
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November 1, 2017 El Dorado Sod and Stubble by John Ise
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November 1, 2017 Kansas City The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger
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November 2, 2017 Atchison The Wire-Cutters by Mollie E. Moore Davis
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November 3, 2017 Lenexa The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
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November 3, 2017 Basehor The Last Cattle Drive by Robert Day
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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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November 9, 2017 Nickerson Waterlily by Ella Cara Deloria
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November 13, 2017 Leavenworth Where Echoes Live by Marcia Muller
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November 14, 2017 Hutchinson An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro
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November 15, 2017 Kinsley Walking Across Egypt by Clyde Edgerton
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November 15, 2017 Hays O Pioneers! by Willa Cather
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November 16, 2017 Topeka Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
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November 20, 2017 Haysville The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan
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November 21, 2017 Overland Park The Things I've Been Silent About by Azar Nafisi
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November 21, 2017 Baldwin City Once Upon a Town by Bob Greene
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November 27, 2017 Junction City Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
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November 28, 2017 Pratt Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat
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November 28, 2017 Hill City Fences by August Wilson
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November 28, 2017 Topeka Zeitoun by Dave Eggers
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November 29, 2017 Topeka The Romance Reader by Pearl Abraham
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December 1, 2017 Lenexa Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver
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December 6, 2017 El Dorado The Learning Tree by Gordon Parks
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Ongoing Events