Events

All Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, December 24 and remain closed on Thursday, December 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday.

Thursday, June 13 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.

9:00 am
Thu, 06/13/2013 - 9:30am

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

10:00 am
Thu, 06/13/2013 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Come to the Library to enjoy spending time with other grown-ups playing a variety of games.

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 10:30am

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

11:00 am
Thu, 06/13/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Learn what the Internet and your Internet browser can do for you! This class concentrates on the basics of online searches.

No registration necessary.

Call 816-701-3489 for more information.

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 11:30am

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

1:00 pm
Thu, 06/13/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Come join our After Lunch Book Club to read and discuss great books. We will meet on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at the Sugar Creek Branch Library.

Call Christy at 816-701-3489 for more information.

2:00 pm
Thu, 06/13/2013 - 2:00pm

Visit a small part of the Kansas City Zoo at the Library! Designed to reach all ages, our Zoo Educators will share information about the animal kingdom and the Zoo in an effort to create a positive connection between the audience and wildlife. Presented with 3 animal ambassadors and touchable animal artifacts, audience members will get an up close opportunity to experience animals in new and memorable ways.

3:00 pm
Thu, 06/13/2013 - 3:00pm - 5:30pm

Games, games and more games! Grab some friends and challenge them to some after-school gaming fun on our XBOX 360 and Wii Systems. We provide some games, but feel free to bring yours to get a battle going with your friends.

4:00 pm
Thu, 06/13/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Iron-on transfers help you create cool designs for a drawstring backpack to sport at school. Bags will be provided along with transfer paper. You get to choose the design.
Limit: 15 teens.

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Teens are invited to have a relaxing and fun time and hang out with their friends. Play board games, Wii, and Dance Dance Revolution. Mark your calendar! Teen Game Day is scheduled on 2nd Thursday of each month.

6:00 pm
Thu, 06/13/2013 - 6:30pm

In his book America and Its Guns pastor and self-proclaimed avid hunter James. E. Atwood maintains that our national obsession with firearms is rooted in the myth that God has appointed America as “the trustee of the civilization of the world” and empowered its citizens to carry weapons as a “redemptive” practice. But, Atwood warns, absolute trust in guns easily morphs into idolatry.