No, I confess I never expected to find the most beautiful library in the world (surely) in Kansas City: The Kansas City Public Library. A former bank, it’s been made over into a library with a coffee shop, theater, communtity spaces—all those things an ideal library should have. The former vault is a video room: how perfect. There’s an out-door life-size chess game. I could go on and on.

This is the entry:

This is looking into the coffee shop area:

The event itself was with me and UK author Rebecca Stott. I’d read about her historical mystery, Ghostwalk, and it was a pleasure to meet her. A great evening.

(Photo above: Rebecca and me with Roger and Vivien from RainyDayBooks.)