Events

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

Tuesday, January 15 2013

Time Items
All day
Mon, 01/07/2013 (All day) - Mon, 01/28/2013 (All day)

Everyone knows of George Washington; few of us know much about his education, businesses, and day-to-day life. Through paintings, photos, and iconic objects from Mount Vernon this exhibit takes a multi-dimensional look at the man behind the many myths.

The exhibit was created by George Washington’s Mount Vernon in conjunction with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, and was made possible by a generous grant from the F.M. Kirby Foundation.

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, 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.

9:00 am
Tue, 01/15/2013 - 9:30am - 11:00am

Ready to join your family or your favorite celebrity on Twitter? Learn what you need to know to get started on this popular social networking site! Call 816-701-3481 to register, or click here.

Tue, 01/15/2013 - 9:30am - 10:00am

Come join us for thirty minutes of fun stories, songs, and learning activities!

10:00 am
Tue, 01/15/2013 - 10:00am - 10:45am

Come join us for lots of great stories, songs, fun learning activities and even a short movie - all geared for three and four-year-olds.

Tue, 01/15/2013 - 10:00am - 11:00am

In this version of the classic fable, a weary ant is engergized by the swinging sounds of a grasshopper and his "buggy" band.

Tue, 01/15/2013 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Come join us for early literacy activities including songs, fingerplays, read-alouds, and occasional simple crafts. Afterwards there will be plenty of time to play with our toys in the beautiful children's room on the second floor. All ages welcome. Parking is Free!

11:00 am
Tue, 01/15/2013 - 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.

3:00 pm
Tue, 01/15/2013 - 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.

5:00 pm
Tue, 01/15/2013 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm
book jacket

Oh My Teen discusses For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfreund. Oh My Teen book group is a program for teens that meets the second Tuesday of every month at the Trails West branch library.

From the publisher:
Elliot North has always known her place in this world. Four years ago Elliot refused to run away with her childhood sweetheart, choosing duty to her family's estate over love. Since then the world has changed.