Literary

Artist to Watch: G.S. Griffin

Socialism is quite frequently brought up as a buzzword — particularly during election season, when candidates either struggle to explain it or rush to condemn it, even as the average

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Rabbit hOle Set to Open in 2021

These days, any update on the Rabbit hOle, the world’s first Explor-a-Storium, needs to address a certain elephant in the room. When will it open? Co-founders Pete Cowdin and Debbie

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Rabbit hOle Set to Open in 2021

Rabbit hOle Set to Open in 2021

These days, any update on the Rabbit hOle, the world’s first Explor-a-Storium, needs to address a certain elephant in the room. When will it open? Co-founders Pete Cowdin and Debbie Pettid originally hoped the four-story warehouse turned children’s literature museum in North Kansas City might be up and running by the end of 2019.

Library Lets Loose – Virtual Edition, This Saturday, September 12

Join our Honorary Hosts Cindy Wallis-Lage and Kent Lage, on September 12 for our signature fundraising event – as we embrace the virtual experience this year! New this Year: Virtual Event Library lovers everywhere can enjoy this festive, FREE, family-friendly online event.  Guests will enjoy a brief, fun opening reception then move on to choose from a variety of virtual rooms […]

Library Lets Loose – Virtual Edition

Join Honorary Hosts Cindy Wallis-Lage and Kent Lage, on September 12 for Johnson County Library’s signature fundraising event, Library Lets Loose – as they embrace the virtual experience this year! Library lovers everywhere can enjoy this festive, family-friendly online event.  Guests will enjoy a brief, fun program then move on to choose from a variety […]

Poem: ‘Pandemic’

Wyatt says this poem was as tricky to write as a villanelle. Her work has been read on NPR, featured in “American Life in Poetry,” and published in journals including New Letters, The Paris Review, and The Yale Review.

MCPL Legacy Luncheon

Celebrate the Impact and Legacy of Libraries…Virtually!

Mid-Continent Public Library’s sixth annual Legacy Luncheon, an event that celebrates the impact of libraries and librarians on their communities, will be offered virtually on Friday, July 17. Tickets to the annual event are $35 and will include a copy of author Alex George’s newest novel, The Paris Hours, a French recipe card, and access […]

‘Whiteout’: An Artist’s Frank Memoir About His Family’s Racist Past

“My family arose from a line that defines white privilege and power, in a place of authority that has twisted the lives of many. Over generations, my family helped shape the Jim Crow laws in Alabama, convict the innocent and protect the guilty. They profited from slavery, racial terror, the labor of hired convicts, the prison leasing system and took full advantage of all the other perks that go with wealth and easy access to the powerful.”

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