Events

All Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, December 31 and remain closed on Thursday, January 1 to celebrate the New Year.

Thursday, December 20 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
Thu, 12/20/2012 - 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, 12/20/2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Each month we present some of the best in classic cinema for your viewing enjoyment. The movies are shown on our big screen and are free of charge. Refreshments are provided so sit back, relax, and enjoy some cinema magic.

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 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, 12/20/2012 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Sign up for a free e-mail account and follow along this tutorial teaches the ins and outs of sending and receiving email, as well as how to organize your messages.

Contact Megan at 816-701-3489 for more information.

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 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, 12/20/2012 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Join us for an After Lunch Book Club as we read and discuss great books. We will meet every other week, each month at the Sugar Creek Branch Library.

2:00 pm
Thu, 12/20/2012 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm

A gathering of needlework enthusiasts! This group works on all kinds of needlework projects (knitting, rug hooking, crochet, applique, needle point, embroidery, etc.) and meets the first and third Thursday of every month. Bring your own project and join us for a warm and friendly time of fellowship.

3:00 pm
Thu, 12/20/2012 - 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.

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 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.

4:00 pm
Thu, 12/20/2012 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

The book to be discussed is:
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

There is limit of 10 particpants. Please register with Gabi by email: Gabiotto@kclibrary.org

5:00 pm
Thu, 12/20/2012 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Do you like to read? What about hanging out with friends? Would you like to meet other kids that like to read, too? If you answered YES to any of these questions, join us for the Tween Book Club at the Sugar Creek Branch (this book club is for kids ages 9-12).