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Wednesday, January 16 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
Wed, 01/16/2013 - 9:30am

We provide stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months of age.

Wed, 01/16/2013 - 9:30am

We provide stories and activities for children 12-24 months of age.

10:00 am
Wed, 01/16/2013 - 10:30am

We provide stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months of age.

Wed, 01/16/2013 - 10:30am

Children ages 2-5 will enjoy stories, songs, and crafts.

Wed, 01/16/2013 - 10:30am

If you have a preschooler who is ready to enjoy fun stories, songs, and crafts, bring the little one to the Library.

3:00 pm
Wed, 01/16/2013 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Come to discuss inspirational reading with us. Our selection for April is the Harbinger by Jonathan Cahn. See our current and past book selections here:
http://www.kclibrary.org/book-clubs/inspirational

6:00 pm
Wed, 01/16/2013 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Bobby's Books for Boys is back! We're back for our 3rd season for Bobby's Book Club at the Plaza Library. This book club for boys ages 8-12 will be the third Wednesday of each month from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Each month boys will read a great book, learn something new, enjoy snacks and activities and have FUN! The book club meets once a month from October through March.

Wed, 01/16/2013 - 6:30pm

Screenwriter Mitch Brian employs original texts and film clips to illustrate how classic (Chandler, Hammett, Thompson) and modern noir literature has found its way to film and television. His presentation is part of While the City Sleeps, this year’s Adult Winter Reading Program.

Brian has written teleplays for all the major networks and screenplays for directors including Chris Columbus and Oliver Stone.