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Upcoming Events – 2017

September 26, 2017 Topeka Hoot by Carl Hiaasen
TALK
September 27, 2017 De Soto The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown
Speakers Bureau
September 28, 2017 Kansas City Care for the Creation
Speakers Bureau
September 30, 2017 Overland Park Historias Del Canal (Panama Canal Stories) - Film Discussion
Humanities Grant
October 2, 2017 Saint Marys Dressing for Success, Victorian Style
Speakers Bureau
October 2, 2017
–October 8, 2017
Leawood Women Leaders - Archiver Podcast
Humanities Grant
October 4, 2017 Shawnee At Home on the Range
Speakers Bureau
October 4, 2017 Kansas City The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
TALK
October 5, 2017 Topeka Sunflower Journeys 2017 - Fun Little Things
Special Projects
October 5, 2017 Topeka Sunflower Journeys 2017 - History's Lessons
Special Projects
October 6, 2017 Basehor A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains by Isabella L. Bird
TALK
October 7, 2017 Overland Park Carga Sellada (Sealed Cargo) - Film Discussion
Humanities Grant
October 9, 2017
–October 15, 2017
Leawood Indian Boarding Homes - Archiver Podcast
Humanities Grant
October 10, 2017 Council Grove Sag Harbor by Colson Whitehead
TALK
October 12, 2017 Highland Poet Laureate of Kansas: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary
Poet Laureate
October 12, 2017 Topeka Sunflower Journeys 2017 - Senior Spotlight
Special Projects
October 16, 2017
–October 22, 2017
Leawood Fast Food Kansas - Archiver Podcast
Humanities Grant
October 16, 2017
–October 22, 2017
Kansas City Voices of Conscience: Peace Witness in the Great War - Exhibition
Humanities Grant
October 17, 2017 Leavenworth Shroud for a Nightingale by P. D. James
TALK
October 17, 2017 Baldwin City The Gardens of Kyoto by Kate Walbert
TALK
October 18, 2017 Topeka Distant View of a Minaret and Other Stories by Alifa Rifaat
TALK
October 19, 2017 Topeka Sunflower Journeys 2017 - Religious Experience
Special Projects
October 22, 2017 Topeka The Country Girls Trilogy by Edna O'Brien
TALK
October 23, 2017 Junction City Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor
TALK
October 23, 2017
–October 29, 2017
Leawood Lawrin: Down the Stretch He Comes - Archiver Podcast
Humanities Grant
October 23, 2017
–October 29, 2017
Kansas City Voices of Conscience: Peace Witness in the Great War - Exhibition
Humanities Grant
October 24, 2017 Topeka A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold
TALK
October 26, 2017 Holton Lawbreakers for the Common Good
Speakers Bureau
October 26, 2017 Topeka Sunflower Journeys 2017 - Flowers & Farms
Special Projects
October 30, 2017
–November 5, 2017
Leawood The Most Important Kansas Basketball Player You May Not Have Heard Of - Archiver Podcast
Humanities Grant
October 31, 2017 Overland Park The Namesake by Jhunpa Lahiri
TALK
November 1, 2017 Kansas City The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger
TALK
November 2, 2017 Atchison The Wire-Cutters by Mollie E. Moore Davis
TALK
November 2, 2017 Topeka Sunflower Journeys 2017 - Educational Moments
Special Projects
November 3, 2017 Lenexa The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
TALK
November 3, 2017 Basehor The Last Cattle Drive by Robert Day
TALK
November 6, 2017 Overland Park The Murder of Emmett Till
Speakers Bureau
November 6, 2017
–November 12, 2017
Leawood When Did Kansas Change - Archiver Podcast
Humanities Grant
November 9, 2017 Topeka Sunflower Journeys 2017 - Venturing Outdoors
Special Projects
November 13, 2017 Leavenworth Where Echoes Live by Marcia Muller
TALK
November 13, 2017 Lecompton Padded Hanger Workshop
Heritage Grant
November 16, 2017 Topeka Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
TALK
November 16, 2017 Topeka Sunflower Journeys 2017 - Active Tourism
Special Projects
November 21, 2017 Overland Park The Things I've Been Silent About by Azar Nafisi
TALK
November 21, 2017 Baldwin City Once Upon a Town by Bob Greene
TALK
November 27, 2017 Junction City Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
TALK
November 28, 2017 Topeka Zeitoun by Dave Eggers
TALK
November 29, 2017 Topeka The Romance Reader by Pearl Abraham
TALK
November 30, 2017 Topeka Sunflower Journeys 2017 - Food and Fun
Special Projects
November 30, 2017 Topeka Sunflower Journeys 2017 - Trails & Quilts
Special Projects
December 1, 2017 Lenexa Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver
TALK
December 7, 2017 Topeka Sunflower Journeys 2017 - Science in Action
Special Projects
December 9, 2017 Topeka Oral History of Topeka's Germans from Russia
Heritage Grant
December 14, 2017 Topeka Sunflower Journeys 2017 - Funky Locations & Events
Special Projects
December 21, 2017 Topeka Sunflower Journeys 2017 - Historic Tourism
Special Projects
– 2018
January 6, 2018 Paola Women Soldiers of the Civil War
Speakers Bureau
January 6, 2018
–February 18, 2018
Junction City Water/Ways Smithsonian Exhibition
MoMS
February 10, 2018 Topeka William Allen White Sesquicentennial Film - KTWU Airing
Humanities Grant

Ongoing Events – 2017

June 10, 2017
–June 10, 2018
Overland Park Becoming Johnson County - Exhibition
Humanities Grant
September 25, 2017
–October 1, 2017
Leawood Small but Powerful - Archiver Podast
Humanities Grant