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Saturday, December 1 2012

Time Items
All day
Wed, 11/28/2012 (All day) - Sun, 06/30/2013 (All day)

Established in 1874, the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department has for 138 years protected our citizens while keeping abreast of changes in criminology, transportation, technology, and society. This long and colorful history is examined in a new exhibit, Kansas City’s Finest.

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 10:00am - Sun, 01/06/2013 - 5:00pm

For nearly half a century Americans coped with the possibility of atomic war as a regular part of their daily lives. Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow, a new exhibit by Kansas City-based ExhibitsUSA, looks at how everyday citizens responded to this threat.

Mass merchandisers used atomic imagery to add excitement to products and packaging. Comic books, monster movies, and toy ray guns created an alternate set of coping mechanisms for a nation constantly under siege from messages of impending annihilation.

Sat, 06/11/2011 (All day) - Wed, 12/31/2014 (All day)

Hixon transformed the field of portrait photography in Kansas City and the surrounding region during a career that spanned more than seven decades. His studios—the first in the Brady Building at 11th and Main Streets, and the second just one block west in the Baltimore Hotel—welcomed thousands of patrons throughout the 1910s and 1920s.

Thu, 03/31/2011 - 9:00am - Mon, 12/31/2012 - 5:00pm

To most local landscape architects, Hare & Hare is a household name. The firm has left an indelible mark on some of the most iconic and often-visited areas of Kansas City—the Country Club Plaza, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Loose Park, Ward Parkway, and Mission Hills among them.

10:00 am
Sat, 12/01/2012 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Set up an account and learn the basics of e-mail in this free 50-minute class. Registration is required. Call 701-3488 to register.

Sat, 12/01/2012 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Go green by buying pre-owned, pre-loved cookbooks! This sale is a must for those collecting 20th century recipes. In addition to vintage cookbooks, the sale features ethnic, vegetarian and celebrity-written cookbooks.

New this year: mint-condition coffee table books perfect for holiday re-gifting and a giant selection of children's holiday books priced at 50 cents each. Most books are priced under $3. "Collectible" and newer books are priced $5-15.

Sat, 12/01/2012 - 10:00am - Mon, 12/31/2012 - 8:00pm

This collection of illustrations, photographs, and objects (Doulton figurines, ash trays, teapots) demonstrates the far-flung influences of Dickens’ robust, indelible, and often grotesque characters.

Sat, 12/01/2012 - 10:30am - 12:30pm

Learn more about getting around on your computer in this class, which offers insights into hardware and software components.

11:00 am
Sat, 12/01/2012 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Calling all young artists!

Children ages 8-12 are invited to particpate in Kids' Crafts at Central Library every first Saturday of the month at 11:00 a.m.

Dec. 1st- Plush Monsters- Experiement with sewing a plush monster friend.

Ages 8- 12yrs

Space and supplies are limited! Crafts are first come first serve.

3rd Saturdays at Central Library’s 2nd floor Activity Room
from 11:00– noon
14 West 10th ST Parking is FREE!

12:00 pm
Sat, 12/01/2012 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Relax after a long week of school. Watch movies, play games, talk about books, manga video games and help plan library events while having lots of fun.

1:00 pm
Sat, 12/01/2012 - 1:00pm

Stamp collectors can learn about the history and art of collecting while sharing their treasures. Meetings are open to the public.

Sat, 12/01/2012 - 1:30pm

With the year finally shifting into holiday mode, it’s a great time to sample the many films inspired by Charles Dickens’ immortal A Christmas Carol.