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Thursday, August 10, 2006

The 2006 Kansas Book Festival

The 2006 Kansas Book Festival, September 29-30, 2006 at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium, Wichita is a wonderful opportunity for Kansas libraries in so many ways! The Kansas Center for the Book is a major contributor to the programming along with the Kansas State Historical Society, the Governor’s Office and other members of the Governor’s Cultural Affairs Council. Check out for updates!

An important part of the Festival for libraries is the Black, White and READ All Over Ball, Friday, September 29, 2006, 8-11 PM at Exploration Place, Wichita! Exploration Place exhibits will be open for folks attending the Ball, too!

The Kansas Center for the Book will honor the 2006 Kansas Notable Books and authors at the beginning of the Ball. Emcee for the evening is Hon. G. Joseph Pierron, Kansas Appellate Court. You’ll remember that Judge Pierron emceed the past three years of Give KLA a Leg Up Bee’s at Triconference. Following the ceremony honoring the Notable Books, Donna Tucker, and Friends will fill the Grand Hall with jazz! We’ll have two chocolate fountains, Kansas wines from the Wyldewood Cellars, authors, the Governor (invited), and a photographer to capture your exciting evening! Semi-formal attire means everything from dressy-office to ball gowns and a tux.

For more information, call Vikki Jo Stewart

Special Projects Director

State Library of Kansas

200 Arco Place, Building Box 132

Independence, KS 67301

O-620-331-8218 FAX-620-331-9087 Cell-620-331-9619

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