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Eisenhower: Becoming the Leader of the Free World
Wednesday, April 24  |  6:30 p.m.  |  Central Library
Louis Galambos, a Johns Hopkins University historian who edited the papers of Dwight D. Eisenhower, discusses his new book on Ike, exploring shifts in his identity and reputation over his lifetime and how our 34th president developed his distinctive leadership skills.
 
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In Memoriam: Henry W. Bloch
1922-2019
The Library joins the Kansas City community in saying a fond, grateful goodbye to Henry W. Bloch, one of the city’s greatest entrepreneurs and philanthropists. Bloch, who co-founded H&R Block in 1955 and helped build it into the world’s largest tax preparation company, died Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at the age of 96.
 
 

KC Area Libraries Launch Cross-Catalog Searching
Four local libraries have teamed up to provide you with an easy way to search all their collections at the same time! Starting Tuesday, April 16, you will see links to other libraries when you search our catalog.
 

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Friends of the Library Children & Young Adult Book Sale
Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27  |  Waldo Branch
Find books, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks, and other great deals for the young readers in your life at the Friends' annual sale. Proceeds support the Library's Summer Reading Program.