Event Archive

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Format: 2014-12-20
Format: 2014-12-20
  • Ann Hagedorn: Your Final Destination
    Wednesday, November 12, 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.

  • Jill Tietjen: Her Story
    Tuesday, November 11, 2008

    On Tuesday, November 11, at 7 p.m. at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St., Jill Tietjen discusses her book, Her Story: A Timeline of the Women Who Changed America.

  • Noontime Concert with the Kansas City Symphony
    Tuesday, November 11, 2008

    A string quartet from the Kansas City Symphony provides a free lunchtime concert on Tuesday, November 11, at noon at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

  • A Conversation with Eleanor Clift
    Monday, November 10, 2008

    The Kansas City Public Library, in cooperation with KCPT, hosts a conversation with Eleanor Clift in the program After the Election, What Comes Next? on Monday, November 10, at 7 p.m. in the Truman Forum at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

  • Marshall Goldman: Petrostate: Putin, Power, and the New Russia
    Sunday, November 9, 2008

    Noted Russia scholar Marshall Goldman discusses his recent book – Petrostate: Putin, Power, and the New Russia – on Sunday, November 9, at 3:30 p.m. in the Truman Forum at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

  • storyteller Bobby Norfolk
    Saturday, November 8, 2008

    Throughout the fall, celebrate the new Children’s Library at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St., with a diverse line-up of free Saturday programs that capture the imagination of children and adults alike. All events take place at 2 p.m. On November 8, storyteller Bobby Norfolk will entertain the audience.

  • CityBall is a documentary depicting a year in the life of student athletes in the Kansas City (Missouri) School District
    Thursday, November 6, 2008

    The Kansas City Public Library and Metro Sports partner for the theatrical premieres of two feature-length documentaries in November 2008 in the Truman Forum at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

    The premiere of CityBall, a documentary depicting a year in the life of student athletes in the Kansas City (Missouri) School District, is set for Thursday, November 6, at 6:30 p.m.

  • Ann Hagedorn: Your Map to the Country of Writing
    Wednesday, November 5, 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.

  • Border War examines the history of the athletic rivalry between the University of Missouri and the University of Kansas
    Monday, November 3, 2008

    The Kansas City Public Library and Metro Sports partner for the theatrical premieres of two feature-length documentaries in November 2008 in the Truman Forum at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

    Fans of local sports and history will be treated to the premiere of Border War on Monday, November 3, at 6:30 p.m. The documentary, produced by Metro Sports and scheduled to begin showing on the network on November 26, examines the history of the athletic rivalry between the University of Missouri and the University of Kansas.

  • David Lean and the Romance of Steam Locomotion
    Sunday, November 2, 2008

    The Kansas City Public Library welcomes film expert David Kipen for an illustrated examination called David Lean and the Romance of Steam Locomotion on Sunday, November 2, at 2 p.m. in the Truman Forum at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.