The Irene H. Ruiz of the Kansas City Public Library Commemorates its 10th Anniversary with a Musical Celebration
All Library locations will be closed on Sunday, April 20, in observance of the Easter holiday.
September 16, 2011
One of the staples of Kansas City's Westside community, the Irene H. Ruiz Branch of the Kansas City Public Library commemorates its 10th anniversary with a musical showcase.
The event takes place on Friday, September 30, 2011, at 6 p.m. at the Irene H. Ruiz Branch, 2017 W. Pennway St. A 5:30 p.m. reception precedes the celebration.
Among the acts to perform will be the Alta Vista Middle School Mariachi Band and the Solis Family Band. Refreshments will be provided while a tour of the branch is conducted. The branch, named for former librarian Irene H. Ruiz, features a wide variety of materials in Spanish, as well as unique bibliographic and audiovisual resources related to Latin American culture. For the past six years, the branch has played host to a back to school celebration that provides supplies to more than 1,000 children.
Admission is free. RSVP online or call 816.701.3407.