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It's Monday. Kids are out of school. Computers are misbehaving. We're coping... ...

Chinese New Year’s resolution: check out a book about dogs, read to a dog at the animal shelter, or donate to a local dog rescue group.

Happy Year of the Dog!

Caring Hands Humane Society
Heartstrings Animal Advocates
Newton Dog Park Project

Today is Do a Grouch a Favor Day!
If you're not sure what kind of favor your grouch might like, you could come in and check out a book or DVD to see if you can get any good ideas.

Community Read Events

COVER ARTHesston College hosts:

  • Amy Tyson, social worker at St. Francis
    Thursday, September 3, 12:30-1:20pm
    Hesston Mennonite Church
  • Diana Schunn Executive Director of Child Advocacy Center of Sedgwick County
    Tuesday, September 15, 12:30-1:20pm
    Hesston Mennonite Church
  • Panel Discussion with
    Sammie Simmons, Kansas DCF
    Nancy Ross, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Lt. Travis Rakestraw,
    Exploited and Missing Children Unit

    Thursday, September 17, 12:30-1:20pm
    Hesston Mennonite Church

Hesston Public Library hosts:

  • Book Discussion with Libby Albers and Kevin Wilder
    September 22, 6:00 pm
    Hesston Public Library

Lincoln Perk hosts:

  • Book Discussion with Marissa King  
    September 28, 6:30 pm, Lincoln Perk

Regina Calcaterra    October 5, 7:30 pm
Hesston Mennonite Church
Author of New York Times bestseller, Etched in Sand discusses her book and current advocacy work with foster care. Stay to to have Calcaterra sign your book, enjoy Salted Creamery ice cream, and discuss how you’ll make change in the community

Q & A with Regina Calcaterra
October 6, 10:30 am
Hesston Public Library
Calcaterra will field follow-up questions about her work in advocacy


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