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Kevin Kling highlights Friends’ annual celebration

May 4, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

$48 - $58

Books Cast Their Spell on Me: Trafficking in the Alphabet

kevin2We are creatures of stories, ever rewriting the narrative of our lives. Our stories ask the big questions: Where do we come from before life? Where do we go after life? What do we hold sacred? Even if we never find the answers by the asking and by the telling, we know we’re not alone, and sometimes that’s more important than an answer.

Join Kevin Kling for a look at stories of stories, the role of stories in our lives, and memories as alibis or evidence. Why do we need stories? Are stories medicine? And, of course, there will be stories.

Program

5:30 p.m. – Awards presentation and reception
6:15 p.m. – Dinner and presentation to follow

Tickets

$48 – Members of the Friends of the Libraries (Join Now!)
$58 – General public

Purchase tickets by April 27 at the University of Minnesota Tickets and Events office, 612-624-2345 or z.umn.edu/libtix.

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Event Details

What: Friends of the Libraries Annual Celebration, featuring Kevin Kling, Books Cast Their Spell on Me: Trafficking in the Alphabet
When: Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 5:30 p.m. Reception; 6:15 Dinner with program to follow
Where: McNamara Alumni Center, University of Minnesota

Details

Date:
May 4, 2016
Time:
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
$48 - $58
Event Category:

Organizer

Friends of the University of Minnesota Libraries
Phone:
612-624-9339
Email:
stangret@umn.edu
Website:
https://www.continuum.umn.edu/friends

Venue

McNamara Alumni Center
200 S.E. Oak St.
Minneapolis, 55414 United States
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Website:
http://www.mac-events.org/