Events

All Library locations are closed today, Monday, September 1, in observance of Labor Day.

Tuesday, June 25 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, 06/25/2013 - 9:30am - 11:00am

Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft Word and how to create letters and professional looking documents using this word processing program. Call 816-701-3481 to register, or click here.

10:00 am
Tue, 06/25/2013 - 10:00am - 11:00am

A boy extols the various characteristics of bugs, all of whom he loves. Come explore the amazing world of bugs! The friendly bugs that crawl all over these pages include hungry caterpillars, busy ants, and graceful dragonflies. Which one is your favorite?

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 10:00am - 10:45am

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 your audience and wildlife. Presented with three 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, 06/25/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

What on earth is a Facebook and what am I supposed to do with it? Come to this class and find out! Facebook is a popular social networking site that allows you to connect with everyone. Join us and see if it is right for you.

No registration necessary.

Call Megan @ 816.701.3489 for more information.

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 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.

1:00 pm
Tue, 06/25/2013 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Learn to sew by hand and by machine. Four projects are available; Pin cushin, Book Bag, Apron, and cat pillow. Sign up is required, with a maximum of 14 teens per class. Call the Plaza branch at 816-701-3481.

3:00 pm
Tue, 06/25/2013 - 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, 06/25/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us for our monthly book club meeting and bring any book that you have read recently! We have free snacks, and copies of the current month’s book are available at the desk.

We want to know what you are reading!

See Megan for details.

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Have questions about chess or just want to play? An experienced chess player will be available to play or answer your questions.

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 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, 06/25/2013 - 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, 06/25/2013 - 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, 06/25/2013 - 6:30pm

Amy Greenberg’s appearance at the Kansas City Public Library initially scheduled for Tuesday, June 25, 2013 has been postponed to Tuesday, October 1, 2013 due to a death in the family.