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519 N Kansas
Liberal, KS 67901
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Movie --- July 25th
School is out for the summer... Come to the Library for a movie!

Friday, July 25th @ 2:00.

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


Rainbow Looming --- July 22nd

 Come make pretty stuff with your Rainbow Looms.  You can give it your friends, your new teacher next year or keep it for yourself!

We'll figure out how to make new stuff and learn how, if you don't already know.

When: Tuesday, July 22nd from 2:00-3:00
Where: At the library
Who: Kids and teens grades 3+

Bring your loom if you have one!  We'll have the bands and clips.
Don't forget to sign up for the summer reading program while you are here!

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.

Infant Storytime
Recurring Event
First start: 2014-07-01 11:15:00 CDT
Duration: 1200
Where: 519 N Kansas, Liberal KS - Liberal Memorial Library (Children's Area)
Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: This storytime is for children birth through 18 months. For a complete list of storytimes go to http://www.lmlibrary.org/kids/

Story Time!
Recurring Event
First start: 2014-07-01 18:00:00 CDT
Duration: 1800
Where: 519 N Kansas, Liberal KS - Liberal Memorial Library (Children's Area)
Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: Come to Memorial Library's story time for children of all ages. Come once a week during one of these three times for stories, songs, activities and crafts: Mondays or Thursdays at 11:15 or Tuesday evenings at 6:00.

In the Meeting Room

Roblox!
Recurring Event
First start: 2014-07-09 13:30:00 CDT
Duration: 5400
Who: Meeting Room
Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: Play Roblox and not worry (too much) about how much noise you are making! We'll be playing and discussing Roblox in the Cooper Clark Room, so you can strategize about who the killer is without getting shushed.

Movie at the Library
When: Fri Jul 25, 2014 2pm to 3:30pm  CDT

Where: 519 N Kansas, Liberal KS - Liberal Memorial Library (Children's Area)
Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: Free popcorn... Free lemonade... Free movie. Bring your friends, because there is no school today! It's too hot to be outside, so come to the library. It's free for all children to attend!

Board Games
When: Fri Aug 1, 2014 2pm to 3:30pm  CDT

Where: 519 N Kansas, Liberal KS - Liberal Memorial Library (Children's Area)
Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: There's no school today because of Thanksgiving, so come to the library and play board games. Bring your favorite game or come to play some of ours. And don't forget to invite your friends to come, too. The more the merrier!

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