Event Archive

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Format: 2014-10-01
Format: 2014-10-01
  • Quoth the Quill: The Handwriting Analysis of Edgar Allan Poe
    Wednesday, March 25, 2009
    Recommended reading:
    Graphology: Handwriting Analysis

    Renowned graphologist Arlyn Imberman offers a unique look at one of America’s great writers with Quoth the Quill: The Handwriting Analysis of Edgar Allan Poe on Wednesday, March 25, at 6:30 p.m. at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

  • Feminist Conversations: Women, Trauma, and Empowerment in Post-Transitional Societies
    Wednesday, March 25, 2009

    On Wednesday, March 25, at 6:30 p.m. at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St., Dovile Budryte, Lisa M. Vaughn, and Natalya Riegg talk about their book Feminist Conversations: Women, Trauma, and Empowerment in Post-Transitional Societies.

  • Backpacking Missouri
    Tuesday, March 24, 2009

    The Kansas City Public Library and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources present a series of five programs in March that highlight many of the recreational offerings available in the state of Missouri.

    In the fourth of five programs, Jim Yancy discusses backpacking in general and the backpacking opportunities available in Missouri in a talk titled Backpacking in Missouri’s State Parks on Tuesday, March 24, at 6:30 p.m. at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

  • Town Hall Meeting
    Monday, March 23, 2009

    A series of town hall meetings are scheduled at various branches of The Kansas City Public Library throughout March, in an effort to elicit information from community members regarding the future direction of the Library.

    The Library seeks participation from patrons and non-patrons alike. Discussion points of particular interest are general Library services, breadth of the collection and media formats, online accessibility and provisions, along with customer expectations of DVD, CD, and best-seller collections.

  • The Doctor Is In: The All Dr. Seuss Show
    Saturday, March 21, 2009

    The Saturdays at Central series continues on March 21, at 2 p.m. at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St., with storyteller/ventriloquist/songstress Sandi Sylver.

    The multitalented performer, described as “an amazingly funny ventriloquist” presents The Doctor Is In: The All Dr. Seuss Show to celebrate the famed author’s birthday.

  • Town Hall Meeting
    Saturday, March 21, 2009

    A series of town hall meetings are scheduled at various branches of The Kansas City Public Library throughout March, in an effort to elicit information from community members regarding the future direction of the Library.

    The Library seeks participation from patrons and non-patrons alike. Discussion points of particular interest are general Library services, breadth of the collection and media formats, online accessibility and provisions, along with customer expectations of DVD, CD, and best-seller collections.

  • Mad Science: Marvels in Motion Show
    Friday, March 20, 2009

    On Friday, March 20, at 7 p.m. at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St., Mad Science of Greater Kansas City presents the Marvels in Motion Show.

    With a track record of bringing exciting and educational science experiences to Kansas City since 2002, Mad Science’s latest program explains the science of sports, Newton’s laws of motion, and features a rocket blastoff.

  • Frank Delaney: Shannon
    Thursday, March 19, 2009
    Recommended reading:
    Historical Fiction about Ireland

    The New York Times bestselling author Frank Delaney discusses his latest book Shannon: A Novel on Thursday, March 19, at 7 p.m.  in the Truman Forum at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

  • Teen Town Hall Meeting
    Thursday, March 19, 2009

    A series of town hall meetings are scheduled at various branches of The Kansas City Public Library throughout March, in an effort to elicit information from community members regarding the future direction of the Library.

    The Library seeks participation from patrons and non-patrons alike. Discussion points of particular interest are general Library services, breadth of the collection and media formats, online accessibility and provisions, along with customer expectations of DVD, CD, and best-seller collections.

  • TANTRUM: Talking Out of Turn
    Wednesday, March 18, 2009

    Improvisational comedy troupe TANTRUM is Talking Out of Turn with its unique style of long-form improv performance on Wednesday, March 18, at 7 p.m. in the Truman Forum at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.