Standing Up and Sitting Down:
Protests and Dissent in the 1960s and Beyond

Central Library  |  Wednesday, Oct. 25   |  6:30 p.m.
Rebecca Davis and Sandra Enriquez examine the protests of the ’60s – anti-war rallies, marches in support of civil rights and social causes – and compare them with present-day activism.
 
 

Food for Fines fights hunger, forgives fines
October 20-29, 2017
Bring non-perishable food or personal items to any Library location; each single donated item will be applied as a $1 credit toward the reduction of existing overdue fines. All donations benefit Harvesters – The Community Food Network.
 
 

Friends of the Library Art & Coffee Table Book Sale
Plaza Branch  |  Saturday, Oct. 28   |  10 a.m.
Browse hundreds of used and gift-quality books, DVDs, and CDs spotlighting art, music, film, and photography. Most items are priced at $3 or less. Specialty books start at $5.
 
 

NEA Big Read: The Things They Carried
September - November 2017
The KC area’s six public libraries present a community-wide reading and discussion of The Things They CarriedTim O’Brien’s seminal book about the Vietnam War. Explore the era's legacy - and present-day parallels - through events, activities, discussions, and more.