Events

All Library locations will be closed on Sunday, April 20, in observance of the Easter holiday.

Wednesday, June 26 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
Wed, 06/26/2013 - 9:30am

We provide stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months of age.

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 9:30am

We provide stories and activities for children 12-24 months of age.

10:00 am
Wed, 06/26/2013 - 10:30am

We provide stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months of age.

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 10:30am

Children ages 2-5 will enjoy stories, songs, and crafts.

11:00 am
Wed, 06/26/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Geodes- Felt wool into a geode.

Ages 8- 12yrs. Space and supplies are limited! All crafts are first come first serve.

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

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.

1:00 pm
Wed, 06/26/2013 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Felting- Neelde felt wool Roving.

Ages 13- 18yrs. Space and supplies are limited! All crafts are first come first serve.

2:00 pm
Wed, 06/26/2013 - 2:00pm

Come play games with your friends and make interesting crafts.

3:00 pm
Wed, 06/26/2013 - 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.

ESL
Wed, 06/26/2013 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Learn basic conversation, pronunciation, and grammar for daily use and workplace. Meet friends from many countries and have a great time! Classes are free. Please call 816-701-3488 for more information.

5:00 pm
Wed, 06/26/2013 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Come and celebrate your favorite series! We will read from the book, act out scenes, craft and play games. Ages 8-12.

6:00 pm
Wed, 06/26/2013 - 6:30pm

The slave Dred Scott claimed that his residence in a free state transformed him into a free man. When the Court decided otherwise, the ruling sent shock waves through the nation and helped lead to the Civil War.

Earl M. Maltz discusses his book Dred Scott and the Politics of Slavery and argues that the case revealed a political climate that had grown so threatening to the South that overturning the Missouri Compromise was considered essential.