Events

Tuesday, March 11 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.

9:00 am
Tue, 03/11/2014 - 9:30am - 10:00am

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

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 9:30am - 11:00am

Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft Word and how to create letters and professional looking documents using this word processing program. Call 816-701-3481 to register, or click here.

10:00 am
Tue, 03/11/2014 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Join us for songs, stories, occasional crafts and fun! Birth to age 5. Every Tuesday at 10. Parking is Free!

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 10:00am - 11:00am

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, 03/11/2014 - 10:00am - 11:00am

A little girl in red rain boots and a yellow raincoat takes on a mammoth challenge, sharing wry, step by step instructions for successfully cleaning up a hairy friend in spite of its terribly tickly tummy.

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

This class introduces the novice to the World Wide Web, search engines, and basic search strategies. Computer Basics is required before this class. Class size limited to four and registration is required.

11:00 am
Tue, 03/11/2014 - 11:00am

Have you ever wanted to try yoga? Do you want a chance to get out from behind your desk and so something just for you? Try out our free yoga class. This basic class is good for beginners and yoga lovers alike.

3:00 pm
Tue, 03/11/2014 - 3:00pm - 5:30pm

Get your competitive juices flowing challenging your friends with a variety of games like NBA 2K14, Madden NFL25, Halo 5, Soulcalibur V . If you are more of a Wii fan, Smash Bros., Mario Cart, Dragon Ball Z may engage you in a friendly joust with your peers.
A nice collection of board games are available.

4:00 pm
Tue, 03/11/2014 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

This event on March 11 has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Reader's Theatre is made accessible to the youngest among us as we convert picture books into plays with script-in-hand. Build confidence in your reading skills, develop presentation skills, and have a good time. Theatre games like "Zip Zap Zop" and "What Are You Doing" are just part of the fun. K-6th grade, we'll get together every Tuesday for six weeks. Come early to enjoy a snack at Kids Café! Parking is Free!

5:00 pm
Tue, 03/11/2014 - 5:00pm
book jacket

Oh My Teen discusses Starglass by Phoebe North. Oh My Teen book group is a program for teens that meets the second Tuesday of every month at the Trails West branch library. Copies are available for checkout at the branch library.

For all of her 16 years, Terra has lived on a city within a spaceship that left Earth 500 years ago seeking refuge. But as they finally approach the chosen planet, she is drawn into a secret rebellion that could change the fate of her people.

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Come and celebrate your favorite series! We will read from the book, act out scenes, craft and play games. Ages 8-11.

6:00 pm
Tue, 03/11/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us every Tuesday at 6:00 for 8 rounds of Cardio Kickboxing taught by Nicki Fit. This class is for all fitness levels, beginner to advanced. Class will be followed by fitness and health tips and a weigh-in for New Year! New You! Weight Loss Challenge Participants. The New Year! New You! Weight Loss Challenge begins on January 21st, 2014 and ends on April 8th, 2014. First prize is a $100 Visa Gift Card, 2nd prize is a $50 Visa Gift Card and 3rd prizes is a Library prize pack!

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 6:30pm

The 1964 murder of Catherine “Kitty” Genovese has become a defining moment in American social history. Early reporting described how she was stabbed to death on the front stoop of her New York City home in full view of 38 neighbors who “didn’t want to get involved.”

Fifty years after that notorious crime, Kevin Cook argues in his new book that much of what we think we know about the incident is just plain wrong.