Events

All Library locations will close at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, December 17 for a staff development event. We will reopen for regular hours Thursday, December 18.

Friday, May 31 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, 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, 05/31/2013 - 10:30am

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

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 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.
Today our stories and craft will feature "Fire-Breathing Dragons!"

2:00 pm
Fri, 05/31/2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Need to write a letter or a report? Learn the basics of this powerful word processing program. All versions of Word will be discussed. Call 701-3449 to register.

5:00 pm
Fri, 05/31/2013 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

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

6:00 pm
Fri, 05/31/2013 - 6:30pm

An avid ukulele player since the age of five, Heidi Swedberg shares her unique brand of music. “Sukey Jump,” or “Party Play” as it was called in later years, originated in the 19th century and is still going strong today.

Enjoy a family concert where everyone can participate. Pick up an instrument, clap your hands, sing, or just hum along.

The program is appropriate for all ages.