Program to explore the ‘nooks and crannies’ of Kansas

Co-authors Marci Penner and WenDee Rowe will present “Exploring the Nooks and Crannies of Kansas – An Author Talk” on Tuesday, Jan. 28.

It will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 28 in the auditorium at the West Wyandotte Library, 1737 N. 82nd St., Kansas City, Kansas.

Penner and Rowe traveled to every one of the 626 incorporated cities in Kansas to research their book “The Kansas Guidebook 2 for Explorers.”

Their presentation will include stories and a photo journey of about 40 interesting and lesser-known places to visit in Kansas. They’ll share intriguing historic places, quirky customs, grassroots art, fabulous cafes and more.

There is no charge to attend. A book signing will follow the presentation, and books will be available for purchase for $20. Light refreshments will be available from 6 to 6:15 p.m.

To register, call 913-295-8250, Ext. 5108 or sign up online through the library’s event tab and go to Jan. 28. Registration also is available through Next Chapter Kansas City by email at

The Author Talk is co-sponsored by the Next Chapter Kansas City program and West Wyandotte Library. Next Chapter Kansas City is a program of the Shepherd’s Center of Kansas City, Kansas, and partner organizations.

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