THE KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY

EVENTS THIS WEEK

Monday, May 20 - Sunday, May 26, 2013
SIGNATURE EVENTS


Tuesday, May 21 - 6:30 p.m.
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

Perfect Timing: Gaining Two Hours in Your Day - Dan Chiodo
Executive coach and former newspaper publisher Dan Chiodo offers simple time management techniques that can add two hours to your day.



Wednesday, May 22 - 6:30 p.m.
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

Radical: Fighting to Put Students First - Michelle Rhee
Educator Michelle Rhee joins Library Director Crosby Kemper III for a public conversation about her ideas for improving public education in America and putting students first.

PRESENTATIONS & ACTIVITIES


Friday, May 24 - 6:30 p.m.
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

Friday Night Family Fun - Mr. Kneeel
Neil (Mr. Kneeel) McIntyre, formerly of The Littleague, performs his unique brand of high energy, engaging music that never insults a child's intelligence. This is hip-hop that focuses on kids, who they are, and what they enjoy. The program is appropriate for all ages.

FILMS


Make 'Em Laugh

Laughter is the best medicine. This month celebrate some of the greatest Hollywood comedies of all time as selected by the American Film Institute.

 

Monday, May 20 - 6:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
It Happened One Night (1934)

Not Rated (105 min.)

 



Make 'Em Laugh

Laughter is the best medicine. This month celebrate some of the greatest Hollywood comedies of all time as selected by the American Film Institute.

 

Saturday, May 25 - 1:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
The Graduate (1967)

Not Rated (106 min.)

 

EXHIBITS


On display through May 31, 2013
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

KCBC

Kansas City's geological history - from inland sea to towering fern forests and huge prehistoric mammals - is explored in this exhibit curated by Richard J. Gentile, UMKC professor emeritus of geosciences.




On display through May 31, 2013
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

Greetings from Kansas City

"Greetings from Kansas City" gathers more than 200 examples of vintage Kansas City postcards - featuring images of landmarks, hotels, parks, and public buildings - in the holdings of the Library's Missouri Valley Special Collections.




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.




On display through 2013
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

New Compositions - The Dance Portraiture of Orval Hixon

This exhibit highlights the local legend's rich selection of photographic portraits, including images of some of the best-known dancers of his time.


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NEXT WEEK
May 27 - June 2, 2013

 

Tuesday, May 28 6:30 p.m.
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.
A Long and Winding Walk to Wichita - Henry Fortunato
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Wednesday, May 29 6:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
The Great Deformation: The Corruption of Capitalism in America - David Stockman
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Friday, May 31 6:30 p.m.
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.
Friday Night Family Fun - Heidi Swedberg: Sukey Jump Music
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Saturday, June 1 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
City Market, 400 Grand St.
Friends of the Kansas City Public Library: 2013 City Market Summer Book Sale
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Saturday, June 1 1:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
Film: The First Monday in October (1981)
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