Event Archive

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Format: 2014-04-24
Format: 2014-04-24
  • Alan Branhagen: From Seed to Plate
    Tuesday, October 28, 2008

    In conjunction with the Hungry Planet exhibit, the Central Library presents From Seed to Plate: Powell Gardens Premieres a New Type of Garden on Tuesday, October 28, at 6:30 p.m.

    From Seed to Plate will be presented by Alan Branhagen, director of horticulture at Powell Gardens. Branhagen will discuss plans for a major new expansion at Powell Gardens opening in late spring 2009, Heartland Harvest Garden.

  • Cydney Millstein and Carol Grove: Houses of Missouri
    Sunday, October 26, 2008

    Local authors Cydney Millstein and Carol Grove will discuss their new book Houses of Missouri, 1870-1940 on Sunday, October 26, at 2 p.m. in the Truman Forum at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

  • Eighth annual Senior Expo
    Saturday, October 25, 2008

    On Saturday, October 25, from 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at the Trails West Branch, 11401 E. 23rd St., the Library’s eighth annual Senior Expo will play host to citizens over the age of 55.

  • Westport 175: A Community Birthday Celebration
    Saturday, October 25, 2008

    The Kansas City Public Library joins Westport 175: A Community Birthday Celebration on Saturday, October 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Westport Branch, 118 Westport Rd.

  • John M.R. Stone: Warming Up to the Science
    Friday, October 24, 2008

    The Kansas City Public Library hosts Dr. John M.R. Stone for a public dialogue about the climate change on Friday, October 24, at 3:30 p.m. in the Truman Forum at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

  • Bill Kauffman
    Thursday, October 23, 2008

    Author Bill Kauffman discusses his recent book, Ain’t My America: The Long, Noble History of Antiwar Conservatism and Middle American Anti-Imperialism on Thursday, October 23, at 6:30 p.m. at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

    The new book is the sixth penned by Kauffman and follows other works including Look Homeward America, chosen as one of the best books of 2006 by the American Library Association.

  • Darren Shan will discuss his extensive body of work
    Wednesday, October 22, 2008

    Author Darren Shan will discuss his extensive body of work on Wednesday, October 22, at 7 p.m. at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

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

    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.

  • Steve Weinberg
    Tuesday, October 21, 2008

    A 1970 graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, Steve Weinberg discusses his new book A Journalism of Humanity: A Candid History of the World’s First Journalism School on Tuesday, October 21, at 6:30 p.m. at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

    The University of Missouri School of Journalism is the oldest such school in the country and celebrates its centennial this year.

  • The Energy Problem: Choices for an Uncertain Future
    Monday, October 20, 2008

    Local residents are encouraged to come together this fall for a discussion of some of the toughest public policy issues facing our community and our nation.

    The Kansas City Public Library and Consensus are partnering to present the Harry’s Front Porch Forums scheduled for Mondays – October 20, November 17, and December 8 – in the Truman Forum at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St. All three programs begin at 6:30 p.m.

    Forum topics include: