The Wichita Public Library is gearing up for National Library Week April 14-20 with special events at library branches.
All events are free and include:
• Alford Branch Library is celebrating its 10th anniversary from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 13 at 3447 S. Meridian. Visitors can take part in a trivia challenge and meet Clifford the Big Red Dog.
• Fourth Annual Young Artists’ Exhibition. Artwork from children attending early childhood programs will be displayed at the branches throughout April.
• The ARISE ensemble will present a workshop of storytelling and singing at 3 p.m. April 20. The event will be at the Central Library, 223 S. Main.
• Amazing records created by Federal Land Records. The Wichita Genealogical Society will review tract books, plats and field notes and show what states were once public lands. The event is at 1 p.m. April 20 at the Alford Branch Library.
• “How a Poet Works” at 6 p.m. April 22, Rockwell Branch Library, 5939 E. Ninth St. Presentation by Susan Rieke, English professor at the University of St. Mary. The event is co-presented by the Kansas Humanities Council.
• “Start Your Business Workshop: Using Social Media to Promote Business.” Registration begins April 10; call 316-261-8500. The event is 1 p.m. April 27 at the Central Library.
For more information about National Library Week or other upcoming events, call the Central Library at 316-261-8500 or visit the website at www.wichita.lib.ks.us.