THE KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY

EVENTS THIS WEEK

Monday, December 31, 2012 - Sunday, January 6, 2013

 

Holiday Library Closure

All Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Monday, December 31 and remain closed on Tuesday, January 1 for New Year's.

 

FILMS


Sunday, January 6 - 1:30 p.m.
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

Movies That Matter - The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
Think you're film literate? Not until you've experienced the masterpieces of world cinema presented as part of this new series.



50 Years Ago at the Movies

What films were Kansas Citians watching back in 1963? A new film series gives contemporary moviegoers a chance to relive the romance, drama, and thrills of 50 years past.

 

Saturday, January 5 - 1:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
Lilies of the Field (1963)

Not Rated (94 min.)

 

EXHIBITS


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.




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.




On display through 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.


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NEXT WEEK
January 7 - January 13, 2013

 

Monday, Jan. 7
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
Exhibit Opening: The Many Faces of George Washington
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Monday, Jan. 7 6:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
Film: Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990)
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Saturday, Jan. 12 1:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
Film: Hud (1963)
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Sunday, Jan. 13 1:30 p.m.
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.
Movies That Matter - My Darling Clementine (1946)
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