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Liberal, KS 67901
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Ice Cream Party @ the Library

It's hot outside!  But it's cool in the library and its going to be even cooler on Friday, August 8th from 2:00 to 3:00 for our ice cream party.

Bring your friends, pick up your shirts that you earned for summer reading and eat ice cream with all of the toppings.  

It's the last event of our summer reading program, free for all kids and a lot of fun!

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!


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.

Games on the Lawn
Recurring Event
First start: 2014-07-25 11:00:00 CDT
Duration: 3600
Where: 519 N Kansas, Liberal KS - Liberal Memorial Library (Children's Area)
Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: Kids, come to the library and play on the front lawn. We'll have games and activities for you! Bring your friends.

Story Time!
Recurring Event
First start: 2014-08-04 11:15:00 CDT
Duration: 2700
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, music, crafts and other activities: Mondays or Thursdays at 11:15 or Tuesdays evenings at 6:00.

In the Meeting Room

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: We are winding down the summer holiday, but there is still time for fun! 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!

Ice Cream Party!
When: Fri Aug 8, 2014 2pm to 3pm  CDT

Where: 519 N Kansas, Liberal KS - Liberal Memorial Library (Children's Area)
Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: Cool down with ice cream. We are celebrating the end of summer at Liberal Memorial Library with an ice cream party. All kids and teens are invited. This is also your first opportunity to pick up your t-shirts that you earned for summer reading! We'll be serving ice cream with all the toppings from two to three o'clock.

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