The Kansas City Public Library has made it past the nomination round of The Pitch’sBest of Kansas City 2018. And should you be inclined, there are some categories that offer a perfect chance to give the Kansas City Public Library some love.
Cartooning pioneer Will Eisner helped develop a new style of visual storytelling: the graphic novel. Eisner's work is the focus of a Library exhibit currently on display at the Central Library, Will Eisner: The Centennial Celebration, 1917-2017. In conjunction, the Library recaps a recent presentation about Eisner’s impact on artists and readers alike, and we highlight some notable titles in our graphic novel collection – both physical and digital.
Whether it's a sold-out arena concert featuring a big-name supergroup or a small, intimate show at a local dive bar, a live musical performance generates an inimitable song-listening energy. In celebration of good vibrations and the Library's music-centric 2018 Summer Reading program, Rock & Read, we've put together some note-worthy resources and recommendations and Library staffers' remembrances of their most magical concerts.
Marcos Balam toiled through two English for Citizenship courses – each taking 12 weeks – and multiple one-to-one meetings with citizenship interview practice tutors to prepare for his naturalization interview.
Just as there are different genres of books for every reader's taste and state of mind, music also matches all kinds of moods, and each individual has their own song preferences. Below are a couple music categories or scenarios; some of our Library staffers have opened up to tell us what tunes make them turn up the dial, shed a tear, or bust a move.
And whatever your bookish proclivities may be, you still have time to log your booksbefore the 2018 Summer Reading Program ends on July 31. Read and record five books, claim your Rock & Read prize!