Category Archives: Books

Harvey Houses of Kansas Author in Hutchinson September 9

Rosa Walston Latimer, author of “Harvey Houses of Kansas: Historic Hospitality from Topeka to Syracuse,” is at the Reno County Museum on September 9th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. The Reno County Museum is at the corner of Avenue A and Walnut. … Continue reading

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Wyatt Townley at the Hutchinson Public Library

Kansas Poet Laureate Wyatt Townley spoke at the Hutchinson Public Library Friday, February 27.  Townley’s theme was “Coming Home” to poetry. Townley said people often get bogged down in wondering what a poem means and she says that’s not the way … Continue reading

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Poet Wyatt Townley at Library Friday Night

The Hutchinson Public Library will host “Coming Home to Poetry: A Conversation with Kansas Poet Laureate Wyatt Townley”, on Friday, February 27 at 6:30 p.m. The free program which will take place on the main floor of the Hutchinson Public … Continue reading

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Bluebird Books Test Kitchen

The Bluebird Books Test Kitchen Saturday evening featured sample food from some cookbooks released for the holiday season. About a dozen different items were offered from owner Melanie Green and other booksellers who previewed cookbooks. In addition, Green talked about remodeling happening … Continue reading

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Tom Averill Speaks in Hutchinson December 2

Writer Tom Averill will speak about his new book, “A Christmas Carol,” on December 2, 2014, at Hutchinson Community College. The presentation will be in the Shears Technology Center and begin at 7 p.m. It is free and sponsored by the … Continue reading

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Author Laura Moriarty

Author Laura Moriarty spoke to a packed room at the Hutchinson Public Library on Thursday evening, October 9. She talked about the process of researching and writing her book, “The Chaperone.” The book is historical fiction, based on the idea … Continue reading

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Captain Phillips at Dillon Lecture Series

Richard Phillips, who was the captain of the Maersk Alabama when it was taken hostage by Somali pirates in 2009, will speak at the Dillon Lecture Series on Tuesday, September 23. The lecture begins at 10:30 and the ticket cost … Continue reading

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Kim Stafford Speaks in Hutchinson April 2

Poet Kim Stafford will speak in Hutchinson on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at 7 p.m. He will be presenting at the Hutchinson Art Center, 405 N. Washington, in Hutchinson. Kim is the son of Hutchinson native, William Stafford. The presentation … Continue reading

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Rebekah Starkey’s Artwork at Bluebird Books During March

Rebekah Starkey, with one of her pieces of art hanging over her shoulder, was at Bluebird Books for the opening reception of her month-long art exhibit at the store. Bluebird Books is located at the corner of Main and Sherman … Continue reading

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Bluebird Test Kitchen November 9

  Bluebird Books staff has previewed dozens of recipes from the season’s best new cookbooks and want to share them with you! Browse the new selections, taste samples from them and hear reviews of each book by each of us … Continue reading

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