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Virtual For the Love of Books Breakfast

The 2021 Virtual For the Love of Books Breakfast presented by CommunityAmerica Credit Union and United Healthcare will be held Thursday, February 11, at 8:45 a.m.-10:00 a.m hosted by Fox 4's Shannon O'Brien.

We are so excited to announce that our featured children's book author, Coy Bowles, is a member of the three-time Grammy-Award-winning Zac Brown Band. He wrote "Behind The Little Red Door"featuring beautiful illustrations and lighthearted rhymes.

Other children's book authors that will be featured during the event is Lyndsay Archer "Fly, Doctor, Fly!", local children's book author Angela Kmeck "This Is Kansas City", and local children's book author Vladimir Sainte "Just Like A Hero".

For the first time ever, we will have a Silent Auction, Raffle Prizes and so much more! In lieu of tickets, we will be having exciting For the Love of Books Breakfast Packages to enhance your event experience at your home or place of work available in January.

Stay tuned for the official event website link coming soon!

Barnes & Noble Holiday Book Drives

Join us at select KC Barnes and Noble locations from November 1st - December 12th and take part in their Holiday Book Drives, benefiting Reach Out and Read Kansas City.

At the check-out register, please consider purchasing a book for a child in Kansas City this winter.

Give a family the gift of reading this holiday season.