Events

All Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, December 31 and remain closed on Thursday, January 1 to celebrate the New Year.

Tuesday, March 25 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, 03/25/2014 - 9:30am - 10:00am

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

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 9:30am - 11:00am

Learn what the Internet and your Internet browser can do for you. This class focuses on the basics of online navigation and searching. Call 816-701-3481 to register, or click here.

10:00 am
Tue, 03/25/2014 - 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, 03/25/2014 - 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, 03/25/2014 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Munching machines enter a huge junkyard and consume all of the waste, then smooth the ground, plant trees and flowers, create a lake and playground, and much more.

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 10:30am

This classes take patrons up a notch when it comes to knowledge of e-mail usage not covered in the basics class. Basic E-mail class is required before this one. Registration limited to four.

11:00 am
Tue, 03/25/2014 - 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, 03/25/2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

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, 03/25/2014 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

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!

6:00 pm
Tue, 03/25/2014 - 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, 03/25/2014 - 6:00pm

"Fresh Fields" by Peter Kocan is March's selection. Homeless and alone, a disturbed youth wanders between town and the Australian Outback, growing increasingly isolated and distrustful. He is haunted by strange voices and a history of family violence. Join the library and the American
Association of University Women as they discuss noteworthy books the fourth Tuesday of each month.

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 6:30pm

Larry Tye discusses his book Superman, the first full-fledged biography of not only the fictional Man of Steel but also the real-world writers, artists, publishers, and performers who have kept the caped character an essential part of American culture for seven decades.

A former reporter for The Boston Globe, Tye now runs the Boston-based Health Coverage Fellowship, which helps the media cover critical health care issues. His books have addressed baseball legend Satchel Paige, the birth of the public relations industry, and how Pullman porters helped create a black middle class.