Event Archive

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Format: 2014-11-22
Format: 2014-11-22
  • Controversial Bodies: How to View Plastinated Corpses
    Friday, December 5, 2008

    The Kansas City Public Library hosts a day-long bioethics symposium called Controversial Bodies: How to View Plastinated Corpses on Friday, December 5, starting at 9 a.m. at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

  • Writers at Work: Michael Knight and Allen Wier
    Thursday, December 4, 2008

    Michael Knight and Allen Wier join moderator Steve Paul of The Kansas City Star for the December talk in the Library’s Writers at Work series on Thursday, December 4, at 7 p.m. at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

  • Vicki Myron discusses her best-selling book, Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World
    Wednesday, December 3, 2008

    Vicki Myron discusses her best-selling book, Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World, on Wednesday, December 3, at 6:30 p.m. at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

  • Casual Concert featuring Beau Bledsoe and Victoria Botero
    Sunday, November 23, 2008

    The Kansas City Guitar Society presents Beau Bledsoe and Victoria Botero as part of its regular Casual Concert Series on Sunday, November 23, at 2 p.m. at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St. 

  • Friends of the Library Book Sale
    Friday, November 21, 2008

    The Friends of the Library will hold their November Book Sale on Friday, November 21, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Saturday, November 22, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Central Library on the Film Vault Level.

  • Thursday, November 20, 2008

    Designed to explore Jewish literature and culture through scholar-led discussions of contemporary and classic books, the Let's Talk About It: Jewish Literature program at the Kansas City Public Library explores the theme of Demons, Golems, and Dybbuks: Monsters of the Jewish Imagination over the course of five sessions scheduled for the third Thursday of every month.

  • Carlo D’Este: Warlord - A Life of Winston Churchill at War
    Thursday, November 20, 2008

    Eminent military historian Carlo D’Este speaks about his new book, Warlord - A Life of Winston Churchill at War, 1874-1945, on Thursday, November 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

  • Robert Martensen: A Life Worth Living
    Thursday, November 20, 2008

    Physician, historian, and ethicist Robert Martensen discusses his book, A Life Worth Living: A Doctor’s Reflections on Illness in a High-Tech Era, on Thursday, November 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

  • Chip Kidd: The Secret History of Batman in Japan
    Wednesday, November 19, 2008

    The Kansas City Public Library welcomes revolutionary book designer Chip Kidd for an exploration of The Secret History of Batman in Japan on Wednesday, November 19, at 6:30 p.m. in the Truman Forum at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

  • Dreams of Empire: Kansas City and the Railroads
    Tuesday, November 18, 2008

    The Kansas City Public Library welcomes railroad historian Peter A. Hansen for a presentation called Dreams of Empire: Kansas City and the Railroads on Tuesday, November 18, at 6:30 p.m. in the Truman Forum at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.