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David Baker Awards at JCKL – April 15, 2pm-3pm

Join us at the library for an annual student poetry and literature reading. This event is sponsored by the Creative Writing Club and the Pleiades Writer’s Series, and is hosted this year by the library. The winners of the David Baker Prizes in Poetry & Fiction Writing will be reading, along [...]

Kirkpatrick Day at JCKL

Tornado Drill: March 10th at 1:30 p.m.

Springtime storms in Missouri are often accompanied by tornados. On Thursday, March 10th, at 1:30 p.m., UCM will be participating in the Missouri Statewide Tornado Drill.
If you are in the Library at that time, expect to evacuate to the Library’s basement using the north-side emergency stairwells (not the glass rotunda). Because it is [...]

Volunteers Needed for 2011 Children’s Literature Festival

The James C. Kirkpatrick Library is seeking volunteers to assist visiting authors and illustrators at the 43rd Annual Children’s Literature Festival. More than 5,000 children and 1,000 adults attend the festival during the first Monday and Tuesday of spring break to hear over 40 nationally recognized children’s authors and illustrators discuss their craft.
Volunteers are needed [...]

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