THE KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY

EVENTS THIS WEEK

Monday, November 25 - Sunday, December 1, 2013

All Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on
Wednesday, November 27 and remain closed on
Thursday, November 28 for Thanksgiving.


FILMS


Friday, November 29 - 6:30 p.m.
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

Friday Night Family Fun: Holiday Movie
Kick off the holiday season with a great movie on the big screen! We'll watch the original How the Grinch Stole Christmas and more. All ages welcome!



Middle Eastern Voices

This is the final showing in a series of five movies originating in the Middle East, a region roiling not only with religious and political turmoil but also an increasingly vital film industry.

 

Saturday, November 30 - 1:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
Where Do We Go Know? (2011)

Rated PG-13 (110 min.)

 



Movies That Matter: The Sequel

Think you're film literate? Not until you've experienced the masterpieces of world cinema presented as part of this series.

 

Sunday, December 1 - 1:30 p.m.
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.
Pinocchio (1940)

Rated G (88 min.)

 

EXHIBITS


On display through December 1, 2013
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

What True Grit (Might Have) Looked Like: The Photographs of F.M. Steele

In the 1890s F.M. Steele chronicled cowboys at work and play on the open ranges of Kansas, Texas, Colorado, Oklahoma, and New Mexico. This exhibit of his photographs helps us envision the world in which the novel True Grit unfolds.




On display through December 29, 2013
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

Guerrillas in Our Midst

This original exhibit from the Library's Missouri Valley Special Collections employs vintage photographs and illustrations to tell the story of the border conflict that raged between Missouri and Kansas before, during, and after the
Civil War.




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
 December 2 - December 8, 2013

 

Tuesday, December 3 6:30 p.m.
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.
Big Hits, Lasting Hurts - Roger Twibell, Carl Peterson, Trent Green, and Conrad Dobler
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Wednesday, December 4 6:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
The Iron Lady: How Should We Rate Margaret Thatcher? - Victor Bailey
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Thursday, December 5 6:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
Dateline: Washington: When Fashion Meets Power - Robin Givhan
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Saturday, December 7 10:00 a.m.
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.
Friends of the Kansas City Public Library: 7th Annual Pre-Owned Cookbook Sale
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Saturday, December 7 1:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
Film: Scarface (1932; NR)
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Saturday, December 7 2:00 p.m.
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.
Chocolate Me! - Shane Evans
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Sunday, December 8 2:00 p.m.
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.
Coterie Dramatic Story Time
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Sunday, December 8 2:00 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
The 1940 Kansas City Project - John Simonson
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