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Barbecue Tour

Calling all barbecue fans! Have you ever wished there was a way you could experience the known and some of the less known barbecue joints in Kansas City and then get to taste each and every one of them?  Well, look no further my friends! Join KC Barbecue Tour on their bus-guided tour as they […]

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Konza Prairie Trail

Konza Prairie Trails are the perfect place to enjoy the long awaited spring weather and to explore all that native Kansas prairie has to offer. What are the Konza Prairie Trails? Located in the Flint Hills of northeastern Kansas,  Konza Prairie Trails are part of Konza Prairie Biological Station, which is a native tallgrass prairie […]

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Winter, Your New Favorite Season!

Sometimes I have a hard time being ready for winter.  When I feel the winter blues coming on, I know it’s time to get out of the house and enjoy the beauty and FUN this season can bring. What does your holiday season look like for this winter?  Whether your weekends are booked, or you are looking for […]

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The Grand Tour

For a short while in college I contemplated majoring in anthropology, because the idea of traveling around the world, studing people and their cultures completely fascinated me.

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Fall Festivals and Fairs

It is almost fall, and this my most favorite time of year.  Why, you ask?  In addition to the leaves changing beautiful colors, wearing warm cuddly sweaters, and sitting on your porch, drinking hot apple cider while reading your favorite library book, there are also so many fantastic fairs and festivals that accompany the autumn season. The Tall Corn Festival takes […]

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Gone Fishing

Here in Kansas we seem to finally be rounding that corner into summer.  For me this brings to mind memories of camping, fishing, and lazy afternoons relaxing and reading a good book.  For those of you looking for Kansas camping sites and fishing holes, you’ve come to the right place. The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism […]

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El Dia, a Celebration of Culture, is April 30

Often times our wish to travel around the globe is restricted by our finances, lack of time or family obligations. Even though you may not be able to physically visit far away places, you can experience cultural diversity at the library Tuesday, April 30, 2013. Join us for El Dia de los Ninos/El Dia de los Libros (Children’s […]

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Azalea Trails

There is a small town in Texas that has made gardening some what of a local tradition.  The Azalea Trails in Tyler, Texas has become well known in the area as the place to go if you want to experience some truly lovely floriculture. The Azalea Trail has been an annual tradition for more than 50 years […]