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“Telling Our Stories, Life Living Series, 2014″ February 10, 2014, New Ulm, Minnesota

New Ulm Public Library

17 N. Broadway, New Ulm, MN 56073
PH: 507-359-8331

Monday, February 10, 7 p.m.
Library Meeting Room

The library is teaming up with the United Way of the Brown County Area for this year’s Life Living Series, “Telling Our Stories.”

The second event features Minnesotan Kevin Kling, best known for his commentaries on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered” and his stage shows such as “Tales from the Charred Underbelly of the Yule Log.” Kling has written a number of books, including “Holiday Inn” and the children’s books “Big Little Mother” and “Big Little Brother.”

This event is free and open to the public. Seating is first-come, first-served. It is made possible by a grant provided by the Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative and was funded in part with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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“Plymouth Reads, Meet the Author” Event, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 2014

PLYMOUTHREADS has a Mission! - “To spark conversation, find common ground, and foster learning and discovery in Plymouth by rallying readers around a single book.”

In its fifth year, PLYMOUTHREADS has chosen as this year’s book selection, Holiday Inn, by Kevin Kling.   It “is a romp through a year of holidays.  [It] brings readers into his wonderful world of the skewed and significant mundane.”  Mr. Kling tells stories from his own life that “are not merely delightful. They are surprising, wise and redemptive. He is one of our great national treasures” (Krista Tippett).  As in previous years, Plymouth Library will have extra community copies of the book, contributed by Friends of Plymouth Library.

Meet the Author, Kevin Kling – Literary Night of Primavera, Sunday, April 6, 6:30 p.m. at Plymouth Creek Center.  Mr. Kling will speak and answer questions.  The Bookcase of Wayzata will be present offering Kling’s books for purchase while you enjoy refreshments.

The 2014 program of events also includes (FREE admission to all events):

Book Reading/Signing, Dick’s Bar, Osseo, MN, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 10 a.m.

Kevin and his sister Laura Wills will be reading from his new book, “Big Little Mother” — about him and his older sister!  Book signing to follow.

December 17, Tuesday morning, 10:00  - 11:30 a.m.

Dick’s Bar
205 Central Avenue
Osseo, MN
763.425-7400

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Book Signing, Birchbark Books, Minneapolis, 1 p.m., Saturday, Dec.14

Kevin will be signing both of his new books, “Big Little Mother” and “On Stage with Kevin Kling” at 1 p.m.

2115 West 21st St
Minneapolis, MN 55405
(612) 374-4023

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Book Signing, Magers & Quinn Booksellers, Minneapolis, Noon, Saturday, Dec. 21

Kevin Kling signs copies of his new books, “Big Little Mother ” and “On Stage with Kevin Kling”.

Two new books, published by Borealis Books and Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) out November 2013!

If you were charmed and amused by Kevin Kling’s first collaboration with illustrator Chris Monroe,”Big Little Brother “(and who wasn’t?!), this new book will have you in stitches. It features a cat learning to play the piano with cream cheese, tap dancing, and so much more.

“On Stage with Kevin Kling” includes three complete plays plus excerpts, poems, and essays put readers on stage alongside Minnesota’s favorite storyteller.

Kevin Kling is a well-known playwright and storyteller, and his commentaries can be heard on NPR’s All Things Considered. His plays and adaptations have been performed around the world. He lives in Minneapolis.

3038 Hennepin Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN 55408
612-822-4611

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