The Library Book Susan Orlean
 

The Library Book
Tuesday, Oct. 30 | 6:30 p.m.  | Central Library
Author and longtime New Yorker writer Susan Orlean discusses the Los Angeles Public Library’s life and near-death in April 1986, when the most devastating library fire in U.S. history stirred renewed appreciation for the crucial role that libraries play in all our lives.
 
Library Question
 

The Library Question 
The Kansas City Public Library is proposing an 8-cent increase in its property tax-based operating levy for the purpose of upgrading its facilities and sustaining its collections and expansive menu of services for the public. Learn more about the Library Question that will appear on the Nov. 6 ballot. 
 
Food for Fines
 

Food for Fines 
Oct. 19-28
Bring non-perishable food or personal items to any Library location; each single donated item will be applied as a $1 credit toward the reduction of existing overdue fines. All donations benefit Harvesters – The Community Food Network.   
 
What's Your KC Q
 

What's Your KC Q?
In a new partnership, the Library and The Kansas City Star seek out answers to all your KC-themed questions. Readers submit questions, the public votes on their favorites, and a team of librarians and reporters digs in and reports back with answers.