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Tuesday, June 18 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
Tue, 06/18/2013 - 9:30am - 11:00am

Sign up for a free email account and follow along as this tutorial teaches how to send, receive, and organize email. Call 816-701-3481 to register, or click here.

10:00 am
Tue, 06/18/2013 - 10:00am - 10:45am

Curtis’s show includes Magic, Comedy, some Juggling, and Duo the Dove. As for the show itself, it’s one of those rare presentations that is as enjoyable for the adults as it is for the kids - like one of those good kid movies where the kids enjoy the show on one level and the adults on another - only unlike a kid’s movie it’s live and it doesn’t have a chase scene, a bad guy, or a talking donkey.

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Designed to reach all ages, Kansas City Zoo Educators will share information about the animal kingdom and the Zoo in an effort to create a positive connection between your 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.

11:00 am
Tue, 06/18/2013 - 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.

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am

Join librarian and naturalist Clare Hollander for a 4 week series of story times centered on the Laura McPhee exhibit "River of No Return" at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd Kansas City, MO 64111.

3:00 pm
Tue, 06/18/2013 - 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
Tue, 06/18/2013 - 4:30pm

Afternoon Arts and Crafts with Wolfgang Bucher of the Mosaic Brain. Every Tuesday in April, May and June. Kids ages 5-10.

5:00 pm
Tue, 06/18/2013 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
book jacket

Teen readers discuss Anya's Ghost by Vera Brosgol. Graphic Fiction Readers is a book group for teens that meets on the third Tuesday of each month at the Trails West branch library. Copies of the selection are available for checkout at the branch library.

From the publisher:
Anya, embarrassed by her Russian immigrant family and self-conscious about her body, has given up on fitting in at school but falling down a well and making friends with the ghost there just may be worse.

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 5:15pm - 6:00pm

Falun Dafa is a traditional Self-Cultivation Practice to Improve Mind and Body. Please join us as we meet each week on Tuesday evening.

6:00 pm
Tue, 06/18/2013 - 6:00pm

Families who can't make it to the Library during the day can enjoy this evening storytime. We will read great books, sing songs, and have a fun craft.

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 6:30pm

The loss of America was an unexpected defeat for the powerful British Empire. Common wisdom has held that incompetent military commanders and political leaders were to blame.

But Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessy argues in his book The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the American Revolution, and the Fate of the Empire that British troops were led ably and even brilliantly. The effort was undone by political complexities at home and the fervency of their American opponents.

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