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 28 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, 03/28/2014 - 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, 03/28/2014 - 10:30am

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

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 10:30am

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

2:00 pm
Fri, 03/28/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Move beyond the basics of Excel with this class. Advance formatting and dropdown lists will be some of the topics covered. Call 816.701.3449 or click here to register.

5:00 pm
Fri, 03/28/2014 - 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, 03/28/2014 - 6:30pm

Actors with The White Theatre at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City present selected scenes from the classic novel by Harper Lee, To Kill A Mockingbird. Set in Alabama during the Great Depression, the story follows the journey of young schoolgirl Scout Finch, her older brother, Jem, and their father, Atticus, an attorney who has been appointed to defend a black man framed for a crime he did not commit.

Appropriate for grades 5 – 12.