Events

All Kansas City Public Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26, and will remain closed all day Thursday, November 27, for Thanksgiving.

Thursday, January 17 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
Thu, 01/17/2013 - 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, 01/17/2013 - 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, 01/17/2013 - 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, 01/17/2013 - 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.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 11:30am

Bring toddlers ages 18-36 months for a 20 minute storytime, followed by a fun craft in the Art Spot.

2:00 pm
Thu, 01/17/2013 - 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 the month. Bring your own project and join us for a warm and friendly time of fellowship.

3:00 pm
Thu, 01/17/2013 - 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.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 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.

Thu, 01/17/2013 - 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.

5:00 pm
Thu, 01/17/2013 - 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). Sign up with Christy at 816-701-3489.

6:00 pm
Thu, 01/17/2013 - 6:30pm

Steve Kraske of KCUR’s Up to Date moderates a panel discussion about Kansas City’s financial planning. Featured city officials and experts include City Manager Troy Schulte, Chair of the City Council Finance Committee Jan Marcason, certified public accountant and representative of the Civic Council of Greater Kansas City James Gegg, and University of Kansas Associate Professor of Public Administration Alfred Ho.