Through the months of October and November, the Kansas City Public Library in partnership with Mid-continent Public Library is leading the Great City / Great Read initiative. In the first incarnation of this program, we are encouraging everyone in the region to revisit Lewis Carroll's 1865 classic Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
The Kansas City Public Library, in collaboration with the Consulate of Mexico in Kansas City, is proud to present a new exhibit, Más Allá de Palabras (Beyond Words), opening Saturday, September 5, 2015, in the Genevieve Guldner Gallery, Central Library, 14 W. 10th St. The exhibition highlights 34 of Mexico’s top illustrators of children’s literature, working in a variety of media.
Hurricane Katrina: Books Show Triumph over Tragedy
Kids face all kinds of challenges in their lives, and stories have the power to provide them comfort, support, and examples of resilience.
During Hurricane Katrina people in boats rescued families stranded on rooftops; a little black girl and an old white woman in a wheelchair held hands near the Superdome; and with very little clean water, people shared what they had.
What an AWESOME summer it's been!
Full of barbecue, hot weather, and of course school vacation…
But just because school is starting up soon for most, doesn’t mean we still can’t have some end of summer fun! Every Saturday @1PM remaining in August we will be doing Arts and Crafts on the second floor of the Central Library! No need to bring anything but yourselves and your imagination! Parents can join in as well!