Upcoming Events

SPECIAL NOTE:  Because of new state recommendations concerning the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID19), many libraries are rescheduling or canceling programs.  Please check the schedule below or visit the event location's website to confirm programs are still taking place as planned.

Historian Kathy Wilson presents Straight-laced Girls, Uptight Ladies, & Loose Women to a crowd in Grinnell, Iowa

above: Death Comes for Us All at the

Laurens Public Library, Laurens, Iowa

below: Kathy laces Lauren's director, Glenda Mulder into a corset during Fashions to Die For - Really!

Kathy's selfie with the attendees at the Friends of the Library Appreciation Tea, Oelwein, Iowa

Above:  Kathy presented Downstairs at Downton for a formal tea held for the Hill's Bank & Trust Friends Group.  The  buffet featured traditional finger-foods prepared by the "Historic Foodies" of Iowa City.


Below: guests enjoyed a formal tea before Kathy's Downstairs at Downton program at the Winterset Public Library where treats were provided by Anything Sweet & More, a popular local cafe.

Above: beautifully set tables at the Winterset library await the arrival of guests for the Downstairs at Downton program.  Each table featured a lovely floral arrangement and an assortment of fine china cups and saucers including the one below.

Fans of Downton Abbey turned out for Kathy's program Downstairs at Downton at the library in Perry, Iowa


If you'd like to host a program later this summer, there are a number of available dates in July and August, but please note dates for SEPT and OCT are filling quickly!  Go ahead and send us an email with your preferred date; we are happy to hold it for you while you work out the details.

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