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The Best of the West TALK Series

 

Talk about Literature in Kansas (TALK) is a series presented in partnership with the Kansas Humanities Council and the Abilene Public Library. This program is for every Kansan who loves to read and discuss good books. The Best of the West theme celebrates the Chisholm Trail 150th and Dwight Eisenhower's love of western novels.

The TALK series is free and open to the public. The books selected for discussion are available to check out from the Abilene Public Library or purchase at the Eisenhower Presidential Library Gift Shop. A printable schedule is available here.

 

Shane

January 8, 2017
2:00 p.m -- Movie (1 hour, 58 minutes)

January 9, 2017
7:00 p.m. -- Book TALK

 

Little House on the Prairie

February 13, 2017
7:00 p.m. -- Book TALK

 

Good Land

March 13, 2017
7:00 p.m. -- Book TALK

Discussion facilitated by Margy Stewart

 

Buffalo Girls

April 9, 2017
2:00 p.m. -- Movie (3 hours)

April 10, 2017
7:00 p.m.-- Book TALK

 

Sod and Stubble

June 12, 2017
7:00 p.m. -- Book TALK

Discussion facilitated by Jim Hoy

 

The Ox-Bow Incident

July 9, 2017
2:00 p.m. -- Movie (1 hour, 15 minutes)

July 10, 2017
7:00 p.m. -- Book TALK

 

The Last Cattle Drive

August 14, 2017
7:00 p.m. -- Book TALK

Discussion facilitated by Anne Hawkins