THE KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY

EVENTS THIS WEEK

Monday, June 24 - Sunday, June 30, 2013
SIGNATURE EVENTS


Tuesday, June 25 - 6:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

A Wicked War - Amy S. Greenberg
Historian Amy S. Greenberg discusses her book about the controversial war that divided the nation even as it gave the U.S. control of the vast Southwest.



Wednesday, June 26 - 6:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

Legal Landmarks: Dred Scott and the Politics of Slavery - Earl M. Maltz
Rutgers University Distinguished Professor of Law Earl M. Maltz examines the controversial 1856 Supreme Court decision that found blacks were not citizens of the United States.



Thursday, June 27 - 6:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

Kansas City Project - Glen Hansen
Artist Glen Hansen discusses the more than three dozen drawings and paintings of Kansas City buildings featured in his new exhibit opening June 27 at the Central Library.

PRESENTATIONS & ACTIVITIES


Friday, June 28 - 6:30 p.m.
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

Friday Night Family Fun - The Sugar Free Allstars
This two-piece, nationally known kids' band puts on a fun, family concert full of funky tunes so interactive that everyone gets to be part of the act! Appropriate for all ages.

FILMS


Surf's Up!

Can't make it to the beach this summer? Try the next best thing with our June series of surfer films.

 

Monday, June 24 - 6:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
Muscle Beach Party (1964)

Not Rated (94 min.)

 



Order in the Court!

In honor of the Library's new series on landmark Supreme Court cases, here's a lineup of movies about classic courtroom confrontations.

 

Saturday, June 29 - 1:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
Primal Fear (1996)

Rated R (129 min.)

 

EXHIBITS


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 June 27 through
September 13, 2013

Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

Kansas City Project

This exhibit by New York artist Glen Hansen features drawings and paintings inspired by the details and ornamentation of Kansas City's downtown architecture.




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
July 1 - July 7, 2013

 

Holiday Library Closure

All Library locations will be closed on
Thursday, July 4 in honor of
Independence Day
 

 

 

Monday, July 1 6:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
Film: The Aviator (2004: PG-13)
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Saturday, July 6 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, July 6 1:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
Film: K2 (1991: R)
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