Events

All Kansas City Public Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26, and will remain closed all day Thursday, November 27, for Thanksgiving.

Friday, August 9 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.

10:00 am
Fri, 08/09/2013 - 10:30am

Preschool age kids (3-5) will enjoy stories, songs, and art in this storytime.

Fri, 08/09/2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am

This story time and play group promotes literacy in children with the participation of caring family members in activities that explore the world of language using stories, songs, and crafts.

1:00 pm
Fri, 08/09/2013 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

The Music Never Stopped

Father and son find a connection through the music that embodied the generation gap of the 1960s. The soundtrack features the Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan, Crosby Stills and Nash, and many more.

This 2011 film runs 105 minutes,is rated PG-13 and was a Sundance Film Festival favorite.

5:00 pm
Fri, 08/09/2013 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Looking for the perfect card to complete your deck? Stop by the plaza library and trade then stay to put your best deck to the test!

6:00 pm
Fri, 08/09/2013 - 6:30pm

Wrap up your summer with a concert from one of Kansas City’s favorite family entertainers.

Jim Cosgrove, local kid rocker and Library favorite, gives a high-energy performance that carries a message that resonates with people young and old: “Hang on to the wonder of youth and love yourself, your neighbor, and the earth.”

Appropriate for all ages.