Events

All Library locations will be closed on Monday, September 1, in observance of Labor Day.

Saturday, December 8 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.

10:00 am
Sat, 12/08/2012 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Learn the basic functions of your computer such as using the mouse and keyboard. This class also offers insights into hardware and software components. Registration is required. Call 701-3488 to register.

Sat, 12/08/2012 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Learn what the Internet and your Internet browser can do for you!

12:00 pm
Sat, 12/08/2012 - 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.

The Hobbit Book club is here! Spend a little time and talk about the Tolkien universe its characters and the great story behind the upcoming movie.

Sat, 12/08/2012 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Please join us at North-East in conjuction with Truman Medical Center for our mini Health Fair. There will be various booths to visit providing information for a healthy lifestyle.

1:00 pm
Sat, 12/08/2012 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

This bi-weekly class at Sugar Creek offers many options for all levels of quilters. Bring a project, start a project, or come to learn something new.

Class is every other Saturday at the Sugar Creek Branch Library.

Call Nancy at 816-252-3344 for more information.

Sat, 12/08/2012 - 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.

3:00 pm
Sat, 12/08/2012 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Are you in the market for a device which takes advantage of e-books? Don't know the difference between a tablet and an e-reader? Want to find out how to use the libraries free e-books? This class will help. There will be a small petting zoo of devices. Other websites which offer free e-books will be discussed