Fall 2018 FOL Newsletter

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A Life In A Year Part 1: Developing Kansas City

On display through December 14

We are embarking on "A Life in a Year," a yearlong retrospective of KC photographer Bob Barrett's work.

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Big News

Sandy Rodriguez

Sandy Rodriguez wins the 2018 MLA Outstanding Professional Librarian Award!

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Upcomming Events

Book cover for Never Caught, by Erica Armstrong Dunbar

2018 Social Justice Book Discussion

Wednesday, September 26 at 3 p.m.

Join us for a discussion of Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge by Erica Armstrong Dunbar

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Current Exhibits

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Jay McShann's Kansas City

On display through April 2019

One of the last great pianists fluent in the Kansas City jazz style, McShann's influence still impacts the jazz world.

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Poetics of Invention

On display through May 2019

Reimagining an ancient technology to revolutionize the way modern Chinese speakers learn English.

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