Events

All Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, December 24 and remain closed on Thursday, December 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday.

Friday, March 7 2014

Time Items
All day
Sat, 02/01/2014 (All day) - Sun, 03/30/2014 (All day)

The role played by comic books in fighting fascism is explored in an exhibit spanning almost 70 years. During the war, superheroes such as Superman, Daredevil, and Captain America did battle with Adolf Hitler and his Nazis. Dr. Seuss, then an editorial cartoonist, depicted Hitler frolicking beneath the swaying bodies of executed Jews.

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, 03/07/2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Please come to our special story time today as we celebration the birthday of Dr. Seuss in this "Read Across America" event. There will games, crafts, and cake!!!

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 10:30am

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

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 10:30am

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

12:00 pm
Fri, 03/07/2014 - 12:00pm

Join the "Between the Lines" Book Group to discuss "The Women" by T. Coraghessan Boyle.

2:00 pm
Fri, 03/07/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Paul Newman heads an Oscar winning cast in the story of a rebellious son of a respectable rancher who's always at odds with his aging father. 1963 B&W. 111 minutes

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Need to give a presentation? This slide show program can help. Learn the basics of PowerPoint with this class. Call 701-3449 or click here to register .

5:00 pm
Fri, 03/07/2014 - 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, 03/07/2014 - 6:30pm

Join a musical safari! Meet different African animals whose names are set to rhythm. Then pick up a percussion instrument and let the jungle jam begin!

As the rhythms of the animals blend an exciting sense of community begins to develop – along with a lot of fun.

Appropriate for all ages.