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Revisiting America's Music: Pat Nichols

Pat Nichols

Lawrence bluesman Pat Nichols made some new fans this spring when he kicked off the Library’s ambitious America’s Music series at the Plaza Branch.

Staff Reading Picks for May

Sunset Limited

We are starting a regular blog post here at the Kansas City Public Library: Staff Picks! Every month our staff will list their reading selections. It could be a new release, an old favorite, or just something unique that they have come across.

Preserving Kansas City Women’s History

As part of Preservation Week, we are highlighting one of the recent projects here at the Kansas City Public Library: the preservation of the Athenaeum Collection.

The 2013 Pulitzer Prizes: Can We Pick ’Em or What?

The Orphan Master's Son

The Pulitzer committee just announced the 2013 prize winners and finalists, and we are happy to say that their numbers include authors who have made recent appearances at the Kansas City Public Library.

Booketology 2013: Harry Potter Takes the Championship!

Booketology 2013

It's hard to believe that it's already the end of Booketology. Our second annual Booketology tournament started with 64 literary characters from eight genres, each fighting for the title of Booketology Champion.

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