Special Events




Upcoming Events
Check this page regularly for upcoming author events that Claflin Books and Copies will be participating in!
Recent Events
Images from past events.
Manhattan's 2013 Juneteenth Celebration
June 15
City Park
Claflin Books and Copies display at Juneteenth.
Attendees enjoying the Juneteenth festivities.
Bridget Heos Presentation
Oct. 4
Manhattan Public Library
Author Bridget Heos spoke about her books Mustache Baby and Stronger Than Steel
David Finkel Presentation
Oct.17th
Manhattan Public Library, Grossbeck Room
Author David Finkel signed copies of his books, The Good Soldiers and Thank You for Your Service..  Mr. Finkel did research for both books at Fort Riley.
From Left to Right: Stormy, Bridget Heos (author), Bridget's son, & Dan standing with a display of Mrs. Heos' books.
Our be-whiskered employees show their appreciation for Mustache Baby.
Lou Douglas Lecture Series: John Hofmeister
Feb. 11th
K-State Leadership Studies Building - Town Hall Lecture Hall
Former President of Shell Oil Company, John Hofmeister discussed the oil industry and his book, Why We Hate the Oil Companies.
Julene Bair Presentation
April 22nd
Mariana Kistler Beach Museum of Art
As part of the Friends of Konza Prairie's celebration of Earth Day, author Julene Bair read from her memoir about the Ogallala Aquifer, The Ogallala Road.
Lauren Kessler Presentations
April 23rd & 24th
Meadowlark Hills and Kansas State University
Lauren Kessler discussed her book Finding Life in the Land of Alzheimer's and signed books following each presentation. 
Kadir Nelson Signing
April 12th
Kansas State University Alumni Center
Author/Illustrator Kadir Nelson spoke at the ChALC Conference: Drawn Together and signed copies of his books following the presentation.

Julene Bair signs a book for an attendee.
NCKL Book Fair
May 8th
Claflin Books and Copies were pleased to once again be vendors at the 2014 NCKL Book Fair.
Stormy and Karl stand behind Claflin's selected books for the 2014 Book Fair.
Joel Greenberg Presentation
June 18
Sunset Zoo Rotunda
Author Joel Greenberg presented on his new book, A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction.  Books will be available for signing and purchase at the event.  This event is sponsored by The Northern Flint Hills Audubon Society.
Manhattan Juneteenth Celebration 2014
Jun 21
Manhattan City Park

Hug Your Customer Seminar
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Hilton Garden Inn, Manhattan Conference Center
Morning Session:  9:30am-11:00am
Afternoon Session:  1:00pm-2:30pm
Register at:
(785)776-8829
http://www.manhattan.org/
Julene Bair Presentation
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunset Zoo Rotunda
Julene Bair will present on her book, The Ogallala Road: A Memoir of Love and Reckoning.  Ms. Bair's books will be available for purchase and signing at this event.

Julene Bair Presentation
Thursday, Sept. 25, 1:30 p.m.
Hale Library, Hemisphere Room
Julene Bair will present on her book, The Ogallala Road: A Memoir of Love and Reckoning.   Ms. Bair's books will be available for purchase and signing at this event.