Events

johnson county public library

Sept. 18 | 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. CT

Details coming soon 

City-State Brewing

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afterword tavern & shelves

Aug 4 |  5 p.m. - 6 p.m. CT

Live event for First Fridays. 

Join us for an evening with Sharice Davids, author and U.S. Congresswoman (KS-03) to celebrate the summer release of her children's book, "Sharice's Big Voice." Sharice will speak about her inspiration for writing the book and the importance of representation in literature.

"Sharice's Big Voice" tells the triumphant story of Sharice Davids' journey to become one of the first two Native American women elected to Congress and the first LGBTQ+ person to represent Kansas in Congress.

Copies of "Sharice's Big Voice" will be available.

A portion of the evening's proceeds will go to support one of Sharice's favorite local charities, Reach Out and Read KC.

Well-Read Native

July 28 | 7 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. CT 

Join us for a virtual reading on July 28th at 7:00 p.m. CT with U.S. Congresswoman Sharice Davids, Nancy K. Mays, and Joshua Mangeshig Pawis-Steckley hosted by Well-Read Native and Well-Read Native Youth.

This is a free event open to the public. To RSVP, please email team@wellreadnative.com or click on the link below! https://wellreadnative.com/sharices-big-voice

Lawrence public library

July 11 | 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. CT 

Join U.S. Representative Sharice Davids virtually July 11th at 3:30 p.m. CT as she reads and talks about her new book Sharice's Big Voice. Make sure to register before the event online or by phone, 785-843-3833, for the Zoom link and craft info.

Books & Burrow

June 27 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. CT

Join US Congresswoman Sharice Davids and coauthor Nancy K. Mays for a conversation about the writing and creation process for their new picture book Sharice's Big Voice: A Native Kid Becomes a Congresswoman. The event is hosted by indigenous-owned Books and Burrow and will be moderated by Pittsburg State University's Native American Student Association President Blake Johnson! The event is free and open to all, but participants can choose to purchase the book for themselves, or donate the book to Pittsburg Public Library. Additionally, for every book donated, Books and Burrow will donate a native book to match!

kansas city, kansas public library

June 7 | Gates open at 7 p.m. CT

KCK library is celebrating the launch of its summer reading program with a movie -- and an appearance by Rep. Sharice Davids to celebrate her book. Each car of attendees will receive a signed copy of the book, along with summer reading logs and other information on participating in the Summer Reading Program. 

Register here

wise blood booksellers

June 5 | 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. CT

Join Wise Blood and US Congresswoman Sharice Davids for a conversation, reading, and Q&A to celebrate her new picture book Sharice's Big Voice: A Native Kid Becomes a Congresswoman.  Support one of Kansas City's BEST independent bookstores. For more information, visit their website.

the raven book store 

June 3 | 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. CT

Join U.S. Rep Sharice Davids and Kansas Rep. Christina Haswood as they celebrate the launch of Sharice's Big Voice. Free event. Signed copies of the book available to purchase. Guests may also purchase a copy of "Sharice's Big Voice" to donate to the Lawrence Public Library Friends & Foundation

Register or pre-order here.

politics and prose

June 2, 2021 | 6:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. CT

Join Rep. Sharice Davids and the book's illustrator, Woodland artist, Joshua Mangeshig Pawis-Steckley for a discussion on Sharice's Big Voice: A Native Kid Becomes a Congresswoman. Register here.

birchbark books and native arts with harpercollins

June 1, 2021 | 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. CT

Celebrate the release of Sharice's Big Voice with Representative Davids and Jonathan Van Ness in a lively conversation about children's literature, the importance or representation, Pride month -- and more! Guests may also purchase a copy of "Sharice's Big Voice" to donate to We Need Diverse Books.  Hosts: Birchbark Books and Native Arts and HarperCollins. Free. Open to all. Register here.