Arts and Culture

Ticket Giveaway: If you act fast, there are a limited number of free tickets to this event. Register online or call 913.826.4600 to request yours from the Johnson County Library. 

Meet the Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates

Pre-order admission packages are available on Rainy Day Books

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Ticket Giveaway: If you act fast, there are a limited number of free tickets to this event. Register online or call 913.826.4600 to request yours.

We’ll notify the ticket recipients via email on April 20. Recipients will need to pick up their ticket in person from Central Resource Library between April 21-24.

In case tickets become available, join the waitlist.

If you want a guaranteed seat, purchase one by visiting...

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This is the waitlist for our Ticket Giveaway for Meet the Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates.

If registration is no longer open there, you still may have a chance to get a ticket. Register online or call 913-826-4600 to put your name on the waitlist. 

You'll be notified on April 25 if you will get a ticket, and you'll need to pick it up in person from Central Resource Library...

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Writers, unite. You might be seeking critique, a great prompt or just shared space to focus on your work-in-progress. Find inspiration and other local writers here at the Library. Connect with the Johnson County writing community and hone your craft. Light refreshments will be served.

May program presented by Library staff member Helen Hokanson
June and August programs presented by author, editor and writing coach Jessica Conoley
July program presented by Tiffany White, writing...

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Carmack Community Room

This program is rescheduled from the original date of March 13.

Wyatt Townley is Poet Laureate of Kansas Emerita. In this engaging session she'll share her new work Rewriting the Body. Her poetry explores the body as place and as a poem that we rewrite with every breath.

Light refreshments will be served. Books available for purchase and signing from the author.

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