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

Friday, May 30, 2014
The Doo-Dads, a kid-cool rock and roll band, present a high-energy show that has every hallmark of a real rock concert: fun, excitement, and . . . bubbles!  Appropriate for all ages.
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Take a trip in time back to 1939, regarded by many critics as the greatest year in the history of American film. The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (NR)
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.