Events

All Library locations are closed today, Monday, September 1, in observance of Labor Day.

Thursday, December 13 2012

Time Items
All day
Tue, 12/11/2012 - 6:00pm - Thu, 12/13/2012 - 7:30pm

Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson

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
Thu, 12/13/2012 - 9:30am

Bring toddlers ages 18-36 months for a 20 minute storytime, followed by a fun craft in the Art Spot.

10:00 am
Thu, 12/13/2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Come to the Library and play! Spend some time playing games with your family and friends.

Thu, 12/13/2012 - 10:30am

Bring toddlers ages 18-36 months for a 20 minute storytime, followed by a fun craft in the Art Spot.

11:00 am
Thu, 12/13/2012 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Learn what the Internet and your Internet browser can do for you! This class concentrates on the basics of online searches.

No registration necessary.

Call 816-701-3489 for more information.

Thu, 12/13/2012 - 11:30am

Bring toddlers ages 18-36 months for a 20 minute storytime, followed by a fun craft in the Art Spot.

1:00 pm
Thu, 12/13/2012 - 1:00pm

Find out more about SIDS in this program designed for new parents.

3:00 pm
Thu, 12/13/2012 - 3:00pm

Children, come and play Wii video games and board games. Bring your own games and share the joy of playing with your friends.

4:00 pm
Thu, 12/13/2012 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Compete against other teens at board games and on Super Smash Bros. Brawl and other Wii games.

Thu, 12/13/2012 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Come and play Play Station 2 and Wii Sports with us. Bring your friends and family.