Events

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

Saturday, January 5 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
Sat, 01/05/2013 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Set up an account and learn the basics of e-mail in this free class which lasts approximately one hour. Registration is required. Call 701-3488 to register.

Sat, 01/05/2013 - 10:30am - 12:30pm

Learn more about getting around on your computer in this class, which offers insights into hardware and software components.

11:00 am
Sat, 01/05/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Calling all young artists!

Children ages 8-12 are invited to particpate in Kids' Crafts at Central Library every first Saturday of the month at 11:00 a.m.

Jan. 5th- Yarn Spinning- Learn how to spin yarn with a drop spindle.

Ages 8- 12yrs

Space and supplies are limited! Crafts are first come first serve.

3rd Saturdays at Central Library’s 2nd floor Activity Room
from 11:00– noon
14 West 10th ST Parking is FREE!

12:00 pm
Sat, 01/05/2013 - 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.

Sat, 01/05/2013 - 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.

1:00 pm
Sat, 01/05/2013 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Teens ages 13-17 are invited to particpate in Teen Crafts at Central Library every first Saturday of the month at 1:00 p.m.

Jan. 5th- Media Sleeves- Make a sleeve for your mp3 player or other media device out of repurposed materials.

Ages 13- 17yrs

Space and supplies are limited! Crafts are first come first serve.

3rd Saturdays at Central Library’s 2nd floor Activity Room
from 1:00– 2:00pm.
14 West 10th ST Parking is FREE!

Sat, 01/05/2013 - 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, 01/05/2013 - 1:30pm

What films were Kansas Citians watching back in 1963? A new film series gives contemporary moviegoers a chance to relive the romance, drama, and thrills of 50 years past.