All Events & Activities: anytime, any location, all ages

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Learn more about getting around on your computer in this class, which offers insights into hardware and software components.


Saturday, November 15, 2014

Kids Team up for Art! Local professional artists will team up with young artists to create a work of art to be displayed at our branch. Participation is FREE!!! Kids 7-13 are welcome to attend.


Saturday, November 15, 2014

Film critics regard 1939 as the greatest year in Hollywood history, when more memorable movies were released than at any other time. Throughout 2014, the Kansas City Public Library recreates the movie going experience enjoyed by audiences 75 years earlier. Each week, the free series Hollywood’s Greatest Year will present a movie from 1939.

In the Stanley H. Durwood Film Vault, Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.


Sunday, November 16, 2014

Although Kansas joined the Union as a free state, African Americans entering this new land looking for homes and livelihoods encountered a rigid color line. The conflict between lofty ideals and racist realities became a central theme of the African American experience in Kansas.

In Separate But Not Equal: The Quest for African American Civil Rights at the University of Kansas, 1865-1970, historian Bill Tuttle details the story of a century-old fight for freedom at the state’s flagship university – which mirrored many Lawrence institutions in congratulating itself on its racially open admissions policy while enforcing until the 1960s a strict Jim Crow system of racial separation.


Monday, November 17, 2014

It's starting to get a little colder outside meaning it is a great time to learn how to use a sewing machine. As well, it's a great opportunity to learn the technique of hand sewing, how to follow a pattern or how to sew on buttons and other basic repairs.


Monday, November 17, 2014
6:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Want to know how to check out a library ebook, or learn what other online resources the library has? Come see what all the Hoopla is about in this informative class. Call 816-701-3481 to register, or click here


Monday, November 17, 2014

Meet with neighbors to discuss and resolve local issues. Open to the public.


Tuesday, November 18, 2014
9:30am @ Plaza Branch

Learn more about getting around on your computer in this class, which will offer insights into hardware and software components and their uses. Call 816-701-3481 to register, or click here.


Tuesday, November 18, 2014

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


Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Louie becomes angry when the story in which he appears is ruined by messes from jelly, peanut butter, and other things that do not belong in books.