Event Audio

To listen to an audio recording of a previous Library special event, click the icon. The audio file will launch the media player on your computer.

The most recent recording displays at the top. The Library offers recordings only with the permission of the presenter. Please allow 7-10 days for the recording to be posted.

  • Eugene Halton: The Great Brain Suck and Other American Epiphanies
    Eugene Halton: The Great Brain Suck and Other American Epiphanies
    Thursday, January 8, 2009
    Central Library

    The Kansas City Public Library hosts author Eugene Halton for his ruminations on the battle between autonomy and automation as presented in his book The Great Brain Suck and Other American Epiphanies on Thursday, January 8, at 6:30 p.m. at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

  • Jan R. Van Meter: Tippecanoe and Tyler Too
    Jan R. Van Meter: Tippecanoe and Tyler Too
    Wednesday, January 7, 2009
    Central Library
    Related Reading:
    American Slogans & Phrases

    On Wednesday, January 7, at 6:30 p.m. at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St., Jan R. Van Meter discusses his debut book Tippecanoe and Tyler Too: Famous Slogans and Catchphrases in American History.

  • Pancake: A Global History
    Pancake: A Global History
    Tuesday, January 6, 2009
    Central Library

    Ken Albala discusses Pancake: A Global History on Tuesday, January 6, at 6:30 p.m. at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

  • Ann Hagedorn: Your Final Destination
    Ann Hagedorn: Your Final Destination
    Wednesday, November 12, 2008
    Central Library

    Kansas City Public Library writer-in-residence Ann Hagedorn presents four talks in October and November intended to help aspiring writers research, write, and publish a book.

  • Ann Hagedorn: Your Map to the Country of Writing
    Ann Hagedorn: Your Map to the Country of Writing
    Wednesday, November 5, 2008
    Central Library

    Kansas City Public Library writer-in-residence Ann Hagedorn presents four talks in October and November intended to help aspiring writers research, write, and publish a book.

  • Ann Hagedorn: The Writer's Toolbox
    Ann Hagedorn: The Writer's Toolbox
    Wednesday, October 22, 2008
    Central Library

    Kansas City Public Library writer-in-residence Ann Hagedorn presents four talks in October and November intended to help aspiring writers research, write, and publish a book.

  • Ann Hagedorn: Welcome to the Country of Writing
    Ann Hagedorn: Welcome to the Country of Writing
    Wednesday, October 15, 2008
    Central Library

    Kansas City Public Library writer-in-residence Ann Hagedorn presents four talks in October and November intended to help aspiring writers research, write, and publish a book.