Events

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

Tuesday, July 16 2013

Time Items
All day
Thu, 06/27/2013 (All day) - Fri, 09/13/2013 (All day)

Glen Hansen specializes in art inspired by the architecture of cities like Paris, Prague, and Venice. Now he turns his pencils and brushes on Kansas City for a show featuring over 30 drawings and a half-dozen paintings of local buildings and their architectural and decorative details.

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, 07/16/2013 - 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, 07/16/2013 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Grrrrrrrrrr! The Super Hungry Dinosaur has come to eat Hal's parents and his dog, Billy. But not if Hal has anything to say about it! (He loves his family too much to let them get eaten.) Can Hal calm the Super Hungry Dinosaur's tantrum before it's too late?

Tue, 07/16/2013 - 10:00am - 10:45am

Kansas City digs Jim “Mr. Stinky Feet” Cosgrove. Come sing, dance, and play in the band during this high-energy, interactive show that will get the whole family rockin’. Check out Jim’s music and videos at www.jimcosgrove.com.

Tue, 07/16/2013 - 10:00am - 11:00am

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 3 animal ambassadors and touchable animal artifacts, audience members will get an up close opportunity to experience animals in new and memorable ways.

Tue, 07/16/2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Rockin' Rob brings a traditional and original style of children's music, mixing folk, a cappella, oldies, blues, freestyle, doo wop, gospel, and rock 'n' roll. Educating and interacting with children through the benefits of music, movement, storytelling, and FUN is not only a passion, but a mission.

11:00 am
Tue, 07/16/2013 - 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.

1:00 pm
Tue, 07/16/2013 - 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.

2:00 pm
Tue, 07/16/2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us for a fun summer craft! This year's theme is: DIG INTO READING.

3:00 pm
Tue, 07/16/2013 - 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.

5:00 pm
Tue, 07/16/2013 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Teen readers discuss Black Butler, Volume 1 by Yana Toboso. 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.

6:00 pm
Tue, 07/16/2013 - 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, 07/16/2013 - 6:30pm

Programs and a traveling exhibit from the Metropolitan Community College’s Business and Technology Campus explore how to land in-demand “gold collar” jobs – electric utility lineman, computer-controlled machine programmer, welder/fabricator, environmental engineering technician – with just an associate’s degree or less.

The programs – 10 Gold Collar Jobs in KC and 10 Things that Get You Hired and 10 Things that Get You Fired – will be presented throughout the summer and fall at several Library locations.