Events & activities

To find Events and Activities at the Kansas City Public Library:

  • Use the main menu under Events & Activities (above)
  • Select a date on the calendar (left)
  • Select your preferences in the "Check out Library events" dropdown menus (left).
  • Scroll down to see Special Events below.

If you require ADA accomodation to utilize Library services or attend events, please notify the Library office at least 48 hours in advance at 816.701.3400.

Special Events

Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Kids can show off their food-based architecture skills, building a graham cracker home – the alternative to a gingerbread house – during a morning of holiday crafts and games.    Appropriate for ages up to 8.
Saturday, December 26, 2015
With Star Wars: The Force Awakens poised to shatter box office records after its December 18 release, the Library screens four of the most popular Christmas Day movies ever based on gross, single-day receipts.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Celebrate the new year a day and a half early. Youngsters who can’t stay up ’til midnight can enjoy their own countdown to 2016 during this festive morning of games.     Appropriate for ages up to 8.

Exhibits at the Library

Saturday, October 24, 2015
This new Pictures of the Year International exhibition celebrates the work of the world’s leading photojournalists, featuring 50 of the most arresting images from pivotal events of the past year. They range from news and sports shots to memorable feature photos and portraits.
Saturday, October 10, 2015
This original exhibit, curated by internationally recognized artist Peregrine Honig, draws from scenes, descriptions, characters, and conversations in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – centerpiece of the Library’s Great City | Great Read initiative.

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