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Movie - November 26th
School is out for Thanksgiving!  Come to the Library for a movie!

Wednesday, November 26th @ 2:00.

It's free, so bring your friends! Popcorn and lemonade will be served.
All movies will be rated G or PG!


Comic Book Club
If you're interested in comics and graphic novels come down to the Library on Saturday, November 22 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Coming Events

Beginning Computer Class - English & Spanish
Recurring Event
First start: 2013-07-16 11:00:00 CDT
Duration: 3600
Who: Events
Where: Computer Lab
Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: An introduction to basic computer skills. Patrons should sign up for this class at the front desk, as space is limited to four people.

Library Closed - Thanksgiving
When: Thu Nov 27, 2014 to Fri Nov 28, 2014 

Event Status: confirmed

Library Closed - Christmas
When: Wed Dec 24, 2014 to Fri Dec 26, 2014 

Event Status: confirmed

Kansas Government Info.

Concealed Carry in Kansas

Weapons and second amendment rights has been a contentious issue all across the United States.   Across the nation, several states have instigated laws that are commonly known as "castle doctrines" or "stand your ground laws."  In Kansas, it is known as the Personal and Family Protection Act.  This week, we provide you with information regarding Federal and Kansas laws and regulations regarding guns and personal safety. 

Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution from the National Archives
http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/bill_of_rights_transcript.html

National Firearms Act Handbook
http://www.atf.gov/publications/firearms/nfa-handbook/
Federal Firearms Regulations Reference guide
http://www.atf.gov/publications/download/p/atf-p-5300-4.pdf

Federal Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives http://www.atf.gov/firearms/enforcement/

State Firearms Laws and Ordinances
http://www.atf.gov/publications/firearms/state-laws/31st-edition/index.html
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Text of Kansas' Concealed Carry Law, also known as the Personal and Family Protection Act, KSA 75-7c01 through 75-7c19
http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2013_14/statute/075_000_0000_chapter/075_007c_0000_article/075_007c_0001_section/075_007c_0001_k/

Administrative Regulations regarding the Personal and Family Protection Act, KAR 16-11-1 through 16-11-8
http://www.sos.ks.gov/pubs/kar/2012/016_16-Attorney%20General,%202012%20KAR%20Supp.pdf

Kansas Attorney General's page to apply for a Concealed Carry License:
http://ag.ks.gov/public-safety/concealedcarry

List of states that honor and do not honor Kansas Concealed Carry Licenses:
http://ag.ks.gov/public-safety/concealedcarry/out-of-state-license-recognition

Statistics regarding Concealed Carry Licensure:
http://ag.ks.gov/docs/documents/concealed-carry-statistics.pdf?sfvrsn=56

Annual Report given to the Governor regarding the Personal and Family Protection Act http://ag.ks.gov/docs/documents/concealed-carry-annual-report-2012.pdf?sfvrsn=4

Directory of Concealed Carry License instructors for Kansas
http://ag.ks.gov/docs/documents/certified-instructor-directory.pdf

Article Contact: Kim Harp infodesk@library.ks.gov 

Climate Change in Kansas
Global warming and climate change are big topics today.  What follows are a list of information sites that pertain to Kansas and to the subject matter in general.  In the years to come this will be a much talked about topics.  We hope you find this information helpful to you, and be sure to use your local library to search further on this topic.

In Kansas:

Climate change in Kansas
http://kansas.sierraclub.org/Wind/KansasGlobalWarming.htm

Economic Impact of climate change in Kansas.
http://www.cier.umd.edu/climateadaptation/Kansas%20Economic%20Impacts%20of%20Climate%20Change.pdf

Saving energy and global warming in Salina.
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/19/science/earth/19fossil.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

A list of scholarly article on climate change in Kansas, many of these can be downloaded as pdf files.

You can obtain others by going to your local library.
http://scholar.google.com/scholar?q=climate+change+kansas&hl=en&as_sdt=0&as_vis=1&oi=scholart&sa=X&ei=XOi0ULLaHanQ2AXqxoDICA&ved=0CDMQgQMwAA

Kansas and Climate Change by Feddema and Brunsell University of Kansas Dept. of Geography, no date

 Climate change hits home: the risks for Kansas:
http://www.climateandenergy.org/_FileLibrary/FileImage/ClimateStudyFinal.pdf   

 Lots of graphs and charts on current and future trends.
http://www.ipsr.ku.edu/conferen/kepc07/Feddema_KEPC.pdf

Here is a large list of general web site that give a wide variety of information on climate change and global warming.
 
Pew Center on Global Climate Change
http://www.c2es.org/

Climate Institute
http://www.climate.org/

U.S. Global Change Research Program
http://www.globalchange.gov/

World Meterological Organization
http://www.wmo.int/

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Climate Change Page
http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/index.html

PBS NOVA Frontline – What’s Up with the Weather?
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/warming/

U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
http://www.ipcc.ch/

U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change
http://unfccc.int/2860.php

U.S. NOAA Climate Prediction Center
http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/

NASA: Destination Earth
http://nasascience.nasa.gov/earth-science/

Climate Arc (Climate Change Activist Website)
http://www.climateark.org/

Climate Change Research Library (Worldwatch Institute)
http://www.worldwatch.org/topics/energy/climate/

CO2 Science Magazine
http://www.co2science.org/

World Wildlife Fund: Climate
http://wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/aboutcc/

U.S. EPA Energy Star Program
http://www.energystar.gov/

U.S. Geological Survey
http://www.usgs.gov/

Union of Concerned Scientists
http://www.ucsusa.org/

Article author and contact: Tom Roth