Events & activities

All Library locations will be closed on Sunday, April 20, in observance of the Easter holiday.

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

Sunday, May 11, 2014
The Kansas City Public Library and Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre conclude the eighth season of Script-in-Hand performances, this year focusing on classic comedies.
Sunday, May 18, 2014
Think you’re film literate? Not until you’ve experienced the masterpieces of world cinema presented as part of this series.    The Lady Eve (1941)
Sunday, June 1, 2014
Think you’re film literate? Not until you’ve experienced the masterpieces of world cinema presented as part of this series.    The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

Exhibits at the Library

Saturday, June 11, 2011
 New Compositions: The Dance Portraiture of Orval Hixon highlights the local legend’s rich selection of photographic portraits, including images of some of the best-known dancers of his time.