Events

Friday, March 22, 2019 - 6:00pm

Raven Book Chats at the Watkins: The Republican Reversal
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 6:00pm
  Not so long ago, the Republican Party played a leading role in environmental activism. Then what happened? "The Republican Reversal" explains Republicans' retreat from environmentalism beginning in the late 1970s. Join us as co-author Andrew C. Isenberg... more

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 7:00pm

Last Wednesday of the Month Book Group: French Exit
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 7:00pm

Monday, April 1, 2019 - 7:00pm

Bob Crutchfield - KANSAS BEER
Monday, April 1, 2019 - 7:00pm
Bob Crutchfield will appear in conversation about his new book, KANSAS BEER: A HEADY HISTORY, with Matt Williams, President and Co-Founder of Lawrence Beer Company. Plus: samples! ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Coffeyville native and member of the American Homebrewers Association... more

Friday, April 5, 2019 - 11:45am

First Friday Book Group: The Wife Between Us
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 11:45am

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 7:30pm

Humanities Lecture Series: An Evening with Jesmyn Ward
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 7:30pm
"An Evening with Jesmyn Ward"  Supported by the Hall Family Foundation 7:30 PM - April 11, 2019 Liberty Hall Free and open to the public! 2017 MacArthur Genius Award recipient and the first woman to receive two National Book Awards for fiction, Salvage the... more

Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 6:00pm

Raven Book Chats at the Watkins: Leavenworth Seven
Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 6:00pm
Join us for the next Raven Book Chat at the Watkins, featuring Kenneth M. LaMaster and his exciting new work, "Leavenworth Seven: The Deadly 1931 Prison Break." LaMaster wades into the flying bullets of first-person accounts, news reports and official FBI files for the full... more

Monday, April 15, 2019 - 7:00pm

Asiya Wadud + Mercedes Lucero: A Poetry Reading Presented by KU Creative Writing
Monday, April 15, 2019 - 7:00pm
University of Kansas Graduate Creative Writing Program Visiting Writers Series Presents: Asiya Wadud + Mercedes Lucero Asiya Wadud’s debut collection, Crosslight for Youngbird, was published by Nightboat Books in 2018 and her book Syncope will be out from Ugly... more

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 12:00pm

Third Tuesday Book Group: The Widows of Malabar Hill
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 12:00pm

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 6:00pm

Raven Book Chats at the Watkins: Wide-Open Town
Friday, April 19, 2019 - 6:00pm
Join us for the final Raven Book Chat of the spring! Co-editor Jason Roe and researcher Megan Dennis will discuss the recent book and related online project chronicling Kansas City in the fast and loose Pendergast era. Books available for sale and signing through the Raven... more

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 7:00pm

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 7:00pm

Burroughs/Ginsberg: Don't Hide the Madness
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 7:00pm
Join us for a discussion of the new book Don't Hide the Madness: Williams S. Burroughs in Conversation with Allen Ginsberg from Three Rooms Press. Panelists include Steven Taylor, Peter Hale, and James Grauerholz. ABOUT THE BOOK: In Don't Hide the... more

Friday, May 3, 2019 - 11:45am

First Friday Book Group: The Woman in the Window
Friday, May 3, 2019 - 11:45am

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 7:00pm

Last Wednesday of the Month Book Group: Ghost Boys
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 7:00pm

Friday, June 7, 2019 - 11:45am

First Friday Book Group: Force of Nature
Friday, June 7, 2019 - 11:45am

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 7:00pm

Last Wednesday of the Month Book Group: Heartland
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 7:00pm

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