THE KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY

EVENTS THIS WEEK

Monday, December 10 - Sunday, December 16, 2012
PRESENTATIONS & ACTIVITIES


Friday, December 14 - 6:30 p.m.
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

Friday Night Family Fun -
Snow Day!
Looking for a fun way to kick off a weekend? Friday Night Family Fun has the cure for the wintertime blues! Come in from the cold and join friends at the Plaza Branch for activities for all ages to celebrate winter fun.

FILMS


It's the End of the World as
We Know It

What if the Mayans were right? We're hedging our bets and wrapping up the year with a film series about the various forms the apocalypse might take.

 

Monday, December 10 - 6:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
Miracle Mile (1988)

Rated R (87 min.)

 



A Very Dickens Christmas

Get into the holiday spirit with five terrific movies inspired by Charles Dickens' immortal story A Christmas Carol.

 

Saturday, December 15 - 1:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
A Christmas Carol (2009)

Rated PG (96 min.)

 

EXHIBITS


December 1 - December 31, 2012
Waldo Branch, 201 E. 75th St.

Depicting Dickens

This collection of illustrations, photographs, and objects (Doulton figurines, ash trays, teapots) demonstrates the far-flung influences of Charles Dickens' robust, indelible, and often grotesque characters.




November 28, 2012 - June 30, 2013
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

Kansas City's Finest

The long and colorful history of the Kansas City Police Department is examined in this exhibit featuring images from the Library's Missouri Valley Special Collections.




November 10, 2012 - January 6, 2013
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow: Living With the Atomic Bomb, 1945-65

This exhibit looks at how everyday citizens during the Cold War responded to the constant threat of nuclear war at home, at school, in their communities, and at play.


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NEXT WEEK
December 17 - December 23, 2012

 

Monday, Dec. 17 6:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
Film: The Road (2009)
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Friday, Dec. 21 6:30 p.m.
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.
Friday Night Family Fun -
Holiday Tea

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Saturday, Dec. 22 1:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
Film: Scrooged (1988)
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