Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library
VonnegutFest 2014: Timequake Clambake

Join us for the exiciting finale of VonnegutFest2014, a day-long, Indianapolis-wide celebration of Kurt Vonnegut! This event is named after one of Vonnegut’s novels and the clambake that occurs therein. Hear the live comedy of Nick Griffin. Enjoy a seafood dinner. (Meal is served buffet style, so there will be chicken …

November 8, 2014
Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library
VonnegutFest 2014: Billy Collins at the Central Library

Former US Poet Laureate Billy Collins reads his work and signs books. In partnership with Central Library. RESERVE YOUR PLACE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/billy-collins-part-of-vonnegutfest-2014-tickets-12766861025

November 8, 2014
Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library
VonnegutFest 2014 & Spirit and Place: Veterans Reclaim Armistice Day Panel Discussion and Arts Fair

NPR’s Iraq War correspondant Kelly McKevers moderates this panel featuring Indiana Dept. of Veterans Affairs Director Jim Brown in addition to other war veterans. This event is in partnership with WFYI and Herron School of Art. RESERVE YOUR SEAT AT: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/veterans-reclaiming-armistice-day-tickets-13399037883

November 8, 2014
Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library
VonnegutFest 2014: Vonnegut Library Literary Magazine Release

Contributors to So It Goes: The Literary Journal will read their work. An art exhibit titled “Billy Pilgrim’s War Chest” will be on display.

November 8, 2014
Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library
VonnegutFest 2014: Breakfast of Champions & Vonnegut Look-a-like Contest

Visitors will read aloud from the novel Breakfast of Champions and compete in a Kurt Vonnegut Look-alike Contest.

November 8, 2014
Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library
VonnegutFest 2014: Literary LEGO Characters

Literary LEGOs all day at various branches of the Indianapolis Public Library System.

October 23, 2014
Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library
2014 Teaching Teachers to Teach Vonnegut Workshop

Students find Kurt Vonnegut’s sense of humor and willingness to speak out irresistible, once you get them to open the book. At the 2014 Teaching Teachers to Teach Vonnegut workshop, high school teachers and librarians will hear from Vonnegut scholars on how to introduce one of our nation’s best authors …

July 14, 2014
Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library
Night of Vonnegut

Join keynoter David Brancaccio of Marketplace Morning Report for Night of Vonnegut on Saturday, April 19, at the Athenaeum in downtown Indianapolis. Brancaccio was the last person to conduct a long-form interview with Kurt Vonnegut. Special guest: Suzanne McConnell, writer, editor, poet and former Vonnegut student. Featuring 2014 high school scholarship winners presentation. …

April 19, 2014