Events

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

Friday, January 4 2013

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.

10:00 am
Fri, 01/04/2013 - 10:30am

Preschool age kids (3-5) will enjoy stories, songs, and art in this storytime.

Fri, 01/04/2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am

This story time and play group promotes literacy in children with the participation of caring family members in activities that explore the world of language using stories, songs, and crafts. This week our topic is: "Stay Warm".

11:00 am
Fri, 01/04/2013 - 11:00am

It's never too early to introduce children to great stories. Children ages 18-36 months, and their caregivers, can enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts.

12:00 pm
Fri, 01/04/2013 - 12:00pm - 2:30pm

Join the "Between the Lines Book Group" to discuss "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" by Betty Smith:

Fri, 01/04/2013 - 12:00pm - 2:30pm

Join the "Between the Lines" Book Group to discuss "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" by Betty Smith:

2:00 pm
Fri, 01/04/2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Learn how to use your new ereader to access not only library books but many other types of free e-books as well. Call 701-3449 to register.

5:00 pm
Fri, 01/04/2013 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Looking for the perfect card to complete your deck? Stop by the plaza library and trade then stay to put your best deck to the test!

Fri, 01/04/2013 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Looking for the perfect card to complete your deck? Stop by the plaza library and trade, then stay to put your best deck to the test!

6:00 pm
Fri, 01/04/2013 - 6:30pm

Stop by as we team the kids against the grown-ups for a night of trivia fun! We’ll ask fun, random questions to see who has the most arbitrary information in their head.

This event will be held in the Art Spot.