The Ordinance Project: KC's LGBT Landmark
Plaza Branch  |  Wednesday, June 6 | 6:30 p.m.
City council member Katheryn Shields and others look back at KC’s landmark 1993 decision to expand its Civil Rights Ordinance barring discrimination against lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and people with HIV/AIDS. Filmmaker Austin Williams weaves in footage of his upcoming documentary.
 
 

Summer Reading: Rock & Read
May 25-July 31, 2018
Enjoy some choice tracks from the Library's bookstacks during our 2018 Summer Reading Program: Rock & Read. The song remains the same: Read five books, earn a rockin’ prize. Explore this year’s music-themed offerings, including suggested reading titles, events, and more.
 
 

It Finally Happened Here
Various Library Locations  |  April 20, 2018 - April 20, 2019
A special Library exhibit, It Finally Happened Here, looks back at Kansas City’s 1968 riot and the effectiveness of efforts – up to today – to address its causes.
 
 

Kanopy Kids
Kanopy’s new kid-friendly offerings highlight films and TV series that inspire and inform, helping children develop empathy, mindfulness, and self-esteem through entertaining and educational videos. The platform includes age-based ratings from Common Sense Media, parental controls, and more.