Events

All Library locations will close at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, December 17 for a staff development event. We will reopen for regular hours Thursday, December 18.

Friday, January 3 2014

Time Items
All day
Sat, 12/07/2013 (All day) - Fri, 01/31/2014 (All day)

For nearly three decades, journalist and educator John Tibbetts — an associate professor of film studies at the University of Kansas — has enlivened his interviews with Hollywood stars and filmmakers by creating watercolor portraits of his subjects. Invariably, his interviewees sign the paintings, leaving Tibbetts with a unique collection of personal art and famous autographs.

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, 01/03/2014 - 10:30am

Bring your little ones for a storytime with music and great books, followed by a fun activity for all to enjoy.

*Please note the time change

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 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.

12:00 pm
Fri, 01/03/2014 - 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Join the "Between the Lines" Book Group to discuss "State of Wonder" by Ann Patchett.

2:00 pm
Fri, 01/03/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Have a mobile device and don’t know what to do with it? This class will introduce you to the basics of applications. Different categories will be covered. Call 701-3449 or click here to register.

5:00 pm
Fri, 01/03/2014 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

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

6:00 pm
Fri, 01/03/2014 - 6:30pm - 7:15pm

Do you love bubbles as much as we do? Join us for a fun evening of bubble crafts and activities. Appropriate for all ages.