Events

All Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, December 24 and remain closed on Thursday, December 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday.

Wednesday, December 5 2012

Time Items
All day
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.

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.

9:00 am
Wed, 12/05/2012 - 9:30am

We provide stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months of age.

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 9:30am

We provide stories and activities for children 12-24 months of age.

10:00 am
Wed, 12/05/2012 - 10:30am

We provide stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months of age.

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 10:30am

Children ages 2-5 will enjoy stories, songs, and crafts.

12:00 pm
Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:00pm

Have you ever wanted to try yoga? Do you want a chance to get out from behind your desk and do something just for you? Try out our free yoga class at the library. This basic class is good for beginners and yoga lovers alike.

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

In our busy world, people often wish they had more time to read. Here is your invitation to make time by joining a program offered by the Waldo Library.

3:00 pm
Wed, 12/05/2012 - 3:00pm - 5:30pm

Xbox360 and Wii game consoles are available at TeenGaming along with board games such as Chess and Monopoly. It’s about having fun with your friends and making new friends. Stop by and bring your games to share with Southeast teens.

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Learn basic conversation, pronunciation, and grammar for daily use and workplace. Meet friends from many countries and have a great time! Classes are free. Please call 816-701-3488 for more information.

5:00 pm
Wed, 12/05/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Do you like to get messy? Then join us for Teen Craft Night. We will work on creating artfor our teen space. Ages 13-19.