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Upcoming Events – 2018

February 26, 2018 Parsons It Happened in Kansas by Sarah Smarsh
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February 28, 2018 Newton The Lazarus Project by Aleksandar Hemon
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February 28, 2018 El Dorado The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot
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March 2, 2018 Lenexa Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor
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March 6, 2018 Kinsley A Son at the Front by Edith Wharton
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March 8, 2018 Goodland The Center of Everything by Laura Moriarty
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March 8, 2018 Nickerson Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
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March 9, 2018
–March 19, 2018
Basehor My Prison, My Home: One Woman's Story of Capitivity in Iran by Haleh Esfandian
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March 10, 2018 Augusta Distant View of a Minaret and Other Stories by Alifa Rifaat
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March 12, 2018 Junction City The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
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March 12, 2018 Abilene All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren
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March 12, 2018 Haysville Cannery Row by John Steinbeck
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March 13, 2018 Hutchinson I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
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March 18, 2018 Topeka Sag Harbor by Colson Whitehead
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March 19, 2018 Parsons Now Let Me Fly by Marcia Cebulska
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March 20, 2018 Baldwin City All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren
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March 20, 2018 Bonner Springs Church of Spies by Mark Riebling
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March 20, 2018 Overland Park Waterlily by Ella Cara Deloria
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March 21, 2018 Topeka Miriam's Kitchen by Elizabeth Ehrlich
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March 26, 2018 Leavenworth Empire Falls by Richard Russo
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March 26, 2018 Haysville The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
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March 27, 2018 Topeka How Elizabeth Barrett Browning Saved My Life by Mameve Medwed
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March 28, 2018 Newton The Namesake by Jhunpa Lahiri
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March 28, 2018 El Dorado Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
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March 29, 2018 Manhattan The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
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April 5, 2018 Atchison Dance for the Dead by Thomas Perry
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April 6, 2018 Lenexa The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis
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April 9, 2018 Junction City A Lost Lady by Willa Cather
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April 12, 2018 Topeka Tender at the Bone by Ruth Reichl
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April 12, 2018 Nickerson A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
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April 13, 2018 Basehor Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi
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April 14, 2018 Augusta Nectar in a Sieve by Kamala Markandaya
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April 16, 2018 Leavenworth Epitaph for a Peach by David Mas Masumoto
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April 17, 2018 Overland Park The Englishman in Kansas by T. H. Gladstone
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April 18, 2018 Topeka Empire Falls by Richard Russo
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April 19, 2018 Goodland One Soldier's Story by Bob Dole
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April 19, 2018 Haysville Talking God by Tony Hillerman
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April 24, 2018 Topeka Standing in the Rainbow by Fannie Flagg
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April 25, 2018 El Dorado Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
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April 26, 2018 Manhattan So Long a Letter by Mariama Ba
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April 30, 2018 Parsons Ordinary Genius by Thomas Fox Averill
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May 3, 2018 Atchison 218123TK - Native American Mysteries
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May 4, 2018 Lenexa Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
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May 12, 2018 Augusta Harp of Burma by Michio Takeyama
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May 14, 2018 Abilene Letters of a Woman Homesteader by Elinore Pruitt Stewart
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May 14, 2018 Leavenworth Secrets of the Tsil Cafe by Thomas Fox Averill
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May 22, 2018 Overland Park The All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton by Jane Smiley
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May 29, 2018 Topeka Quite a Year for Plums by Bailey White
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June 7, 2018 Atchison The Ghost Walker by Margaret Coel
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September 10, 2018 Abilene The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan
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Ongoing Events