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Tuesday, July 30 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, 07/30/2013 - 9:30am - 11:00am

Ever wanted to be a better typer? Learn the basics of touch typing, allowing you to increase speed, accuracy, and professionalism! Call 816-701-3481 to register, or click here.

Tue, 07/30/2013 - 9:30am - 10:00am

Come join us for thirty minutes of fun stories, songs, and learning activities!

10:00 am
Tue, 07/30/2013 - 10:00am - 11:00am

In the bright buzzing room, it is time to power down. Here is a modern bedtime story about bidding our gadgets goodnight.

Tue, 07/30/2013 - 10:00am - 10:45am

Come join us for lots of great stories, songs, fun learning activities and even a short movie - all geared for three and four-year-olds.

Tue, 07/30/2013 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Felicia Flash wildlife photographer, and her sidekick Karma, the elephant, are back from another globe trotting journey and are ready to relax in their OWN backyard. As usual, adventure is never far away from this wacky duo. A peaceful nap under the shade tree takes Felicia into an amazing ecosystem under her lawn chair. We are talking bugs. BIG BUGS... as she shrinks to bug size...or our stage grows to make the audience bug size.... Green Darner Dragon Flies, earth worms, tree frogs, slugs and more.

11:00 am
Tue, 07/30/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Still trying to figure out how to operate your new iPad? Join us for this introductory class on using the Apple iPad.

1:00 pm
Tue, 07/30/2013 - 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, 07/30/2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

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

This week's craft: Make Your Own Cartouche Necklace

4:00 pm
Tue, 07/30/2013 - 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, 07/30/2013 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

LINC offers free Chess class for anyone who is interested in learning how to play chess. All ages and levels are welcome. Bring your friends and family!
Call 816-701-3488 for more information.

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

Library director Crosby Kemper III holds a public conversation with NCTQ President Kate Walsh about the recently released Teacher Prep Review: A Review of the Nation’s Teacher Prep Programs.

Once the world leader in education, the United States has slipped well into the middle of the pack. While there is no shortage of causes for America’s educational decline - budget cutbacks, poverty, crowded classrooms, and shorter school years – a prime culprit is teacher education, according to a major new study by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ).