Events

All Library locations will be closed on Monday, September 1, in observance of Labor Day.

Friday, April 4 2014

Time Items
All day
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
Fri, 04/04/2014 - 9:00am

Central Library’s ESL classes are small, with excellent one-on-one
help in areas of conversation, pronunciation, grammar, math, and
American life. Classes are free.

Parking is free for one hour in the Library garage, and there is also street-side parking for 75 cents an hour.

Please call Estelle Manning at 816.560.0135 for further information.

10:00 am
Fri, 04/04/2014 - 10:30am

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

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 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, 04/04/2014 - 10:30am

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

12:00 pm
Fri, 04/04/2014 - 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Join the "Between the Lines" Book Group to discuss "Nemesis" by Philip Roth.

2:00 pm
Fri, 04/04/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

If you don’t know anything about computers this class is for you. Learn the parts of a computer as well as how files work. The correct way to use a mouse will be explained. Call 701-3449 to register or click here.

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Join us as we view "12 Angry Men", the story of a jury panel set to decide the fate of a young man who's been accused of murder. Henry Fonda heads a cast of familiar character actors in this tense drama.

5:00 pm
Fri, 04/04/2014 - 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, 04/04/2014 - 6:30pm

In observance of Earth Month, the StoneLion Puppet Theatre debuts I’d Rather Be a Hummingbird, a show based on the folk tale by Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai.

This new musical will transport you to a world where it’s not the size of the effort that matters most but rather the fact that you tried.

Recommended for preschool to Grade 4 and their families.