THE KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY

EVENTS THIS WEEK

Monday, December 9 - Sunday, December 15, 2013
PRESENTATIONS & ACTIVITIES


Friday, December 13 - 6:30 p.m.
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

Friday Night Family Fun: A Child's Victorian Christmas
Wornall House staff members will fill the evening with storytelling, parlor games, carols, and a fun history lesson on the origins of Victorian Christmas traditions. Appropriate for all ages.

FILMS


Muni the Magnificent

Though he's largely forgotten today, in the 1930s the chameleonic Paul Muni was widely considered the best actor in the movies. This film series features four of his greatest hits.

 

Saturday, December 14 - 1:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932)

Not Rated (92 min.)

 

EXHIBITS


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.




On display through January 31, 2014
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

Stargazing

For more than 30 years John C. Tibbetts has attended Hollywood film junkets, not only interviewing stars but also creating portraits that his subjects signed. This exhibit features more than 80 of his favorite celebrity depictions.


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 NEXT WEEK
 December 16 - December 22, 2013

 

 

Friday, Dec. 20 6:30 p.m.
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.
Friday Night Family Fun: Holiday Craft Workshop
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Saturday, Dec. 21 1:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
Film: The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936; NR)
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