Babies Made Us Modern
Thursday, Sept. 20  |  6:30 p.m.  | Plaza Branch
In a discussion of her book Babies Made Us Modern: How Infants Brought Americans into the Twentieth Century, historian Janet Golden examines how America’s modern era was propelled, in part, by a quest to keep its youngest and smallest citizens alive, disease-free, well fed, and happy.
 
 

The Library Question 
The Kansas City Public Library is proposing an 8-cent increase in its property tax-based operating levy for the purpose of upgrading its facilities and sustaining its collections and expansive menu of services for the public. Learn more about the Library Question that will appear on the Nov. 6 ballot. 
 
 

National Voter Registration Day
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 
All Library locations will take part in National Voter Registration Day 2018 on September 25. If you’re a Missouri resident and are ready to register, Library staff and volunteers can help you. Learn more about the process and what documents you’ll need to bring.
 
 

Friends of the Library present ContraBanned 2018
Saturday, Sept. 29  |  7 p.m. | Central Library
Join the Friends of the Kansas City Public Library for this Banned Books Week fundraising party. Come celebrate and show support for the Library’s efforts to empower freedom of expression and provide a forum for the open exchange of ideas.