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, March 14 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, 03/14/2014 - 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.

Fri, 03/14/2014 - 10:30am

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

Fri, 03/14/2014 - 10:30am

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

1:00 pm
Fri, 03/14/2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK - starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence

Based on the bestseller by Matthew Quick, Silver Linings Playbook is the riotous and poignant story of how a man who has lost everything - his house, his job and his wife, reconnects with himself and creates his own silver linings from the bonds he forms with his family and friends.

This movie is rated R for language and some sexual content/nudity.

2:00 pm
Fri, 03/14/2014 - 2:00pm - 3:40pm

Jack Lemmon and Sandy Dennis star in this hilarious movie about a nice suburban couple who go to New York City for a job interview. Right from the start all that can go wrong does. Written by Neil Simon, this is guaranteed to make you laugh. Rated G. 1970 color 97 minutes

Fri, 03/14/2014 - 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, 03/14/2014 - 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, 03/14/2014 - 6:30pm

Get your game on! Board games are a great way for families to relax together, bond, and learn along the way. Join Plaza staff members in the Kid Corner for an evening of Sorry, Jenga, Boggle, or new favorites like Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Cheese Touch.

We will have games for all ages, so bring the whole family and get ready to PLAY!

Appropriate for all ages.