Speed dating, tiara-wearing, one-book/one-state programs, awards — these are some of the highlights of the Kansas Center for the Book (KCFB) at the KLA/MPLA Conference. Visit us at the State Library/Talking Books/KCFB booth!
Wednesday, April 1, at 3:20 pm visit a session on Kansas Reads to Preschoolers. Will the 2009 title be announced? Then stick around for the all new, unique event — Speed Dating with Kansas Authors, 4:30-6:30 pm. There will be authors from many genres to briefly discuss their work and sign their books. Scheduled to appear are Kathy Patrick, Lois Ruby, Jim Reed, J.B. Cheaney, Matthew Eck, Tim Raglin, David A. Nichols, Michael Everhart, Suzanne Arruda, Max McCoy and more.
Thursday, April 2, see Kathy Patrick present about The Pulpwood Queens’ Tiara-Wearing, Book Sharing Guide to Life at 11:00 am. Don’t miss her — she runs the only beauty salon/book store in the country and really wears a tiara! See Kathy again at the State Librarian’s Luncheon at noon. Visit a panel discussion called Three Takes on One Book, One State about how these popular programs are done in the region. And see Don Coldsmith receive the MPLA Literary Contribution Award–nominated by KCFB–at the banquet Thursday night.
New from KCFB for our Affiliates–visit our website at http://www.kcfb.info and find our new logos! You can now announce that you are a ”Proud Affiliate of the Kansas Center for the Book” on your letterhead and websites. Not an Affiliate? Go to the Affiliates button on the website to learn how to help present the award-winning KCFB projects and be a part of our dynamic group.