THE KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY

EVENTS THIS WEEK

Monday, July 1 - Sunday, July 7, 2013

Holiday Library Closure

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

Enjoy the holiday. We'll be back next week with our usual lineup
of signature events, but for now please enjoy our many
books, films, and exhibits.

 

PRESENTATIONS & ACTIVITIES


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
Join us on the first Saturday of every month (June-October) as the Friends of the Kansas City Public Library present the sixth annual City Market Summer Book Sale.

FILMS


Up, Up, and Away!

July 24 is Amelia Earhart Day, honoring the woman aviator who set records in the 1930s and disappeared attempting an around-the-globe flight. In honor of that famous native of Atchison, Kansas, the Library is offering a film series about other real-life aviators.

 

Monday, July 1 - 6:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
The Aviator (2004)

Rated PG-13 (170 min.)

 



Where the Air is Thin

On July 28 the Library debuts the new documentary Nawang Gombu: Heart of a Tiger, about one of the world's great mountaineers. That documentary, produced by Kansas City filmmaker Bev Chapman, inspired this film series about life and death at high altitudes.

 

Saturday, July 6 - 1:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
K2 (1991)

Rated R (104 min.)

 

EXHIBITS


On display 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 8 - July 14, 2013

 

Monday, July 8 6:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
Film: The Dam Busters (1955: NR)
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Tuesday, July 9 6:30 p.m.
North-East Branch, 6000 Wilson Rd.
10 Gold Collar Jobs in KC
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Thursday, July 11 6:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
KCI Terminal Replacement: What Does the Future Hold?
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Friday, July 12 6:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
Kansas City Fringe Festival Preview
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Friday, July 12 6:30 p.m.
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.
Friday Night Family Fun: Paul Mesner Puppets
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Saturday, July 13 1:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
Film: Vertical Limit (2000: PG-13)
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Saturday, July 14 2:00 p.m.
Southeast Branch, 6242 Swope Pkwy.
Watermelon Hill - Joelouis Mattox
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