Everest: Majesty and Peril
Central Library  |  Friday, Oct. 20   |  6:30 p.m.
Noted explorer, anthropologist, and author Wade Davis illuminates the dangers of scaling Mount Everest in a discussion of his 2011 book, Into the Silence, which chronicles the 1924 story of British adventurers. 

Food for Fines fights hunger, forgives fines
October 20-29, 2017
Bring non-perishable food or personal items to any Library location; each single donated item will be applied as a $1 credit toward the reduction of existing overdue fines. All donations benefit Harvesters – The Community Food Network.

TechAccess Week Offers Tech Repair, Job Search Help
October 16 – 20, 2017
During a special five-day event in partnership with UMKC, the Library’s TechAccess Week offers free classes and drop-in sessions to answer computer and smartphone questions, assist with technology repair, and provide guidance for online job searches and applications.

NEA Big Read: The Things They Carried
September - November 2017
The KC area’s six public libraries present a community-wide reading and discussion of The Things They CarriedTim O’Brien’s seminal book about the Vietnam War. Explore the era's legacy - and present-day parallels - through events, activities, discussions, and more.