THE KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY

EVENTS THIS WEEK

Monday, December 16 - Sunday, December 22, 2013
PRESENTATIONS & ACTIVITIES


Friday, December 20 - 6:30 p.m.
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

Friday Night Family Fun: Holiday Craft Workshop
Homemade gifts make the best holiday giving and Plaza Branch staff members are here to help kids create crafts to wrap for others or keep for themselves. 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 21 - 1:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936)

Not Rated (86 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 23 - December 29, 2013

 

Holiday Library Closure

All Library locations will close at
5 p.m. on Tuesday, December 24
and remain closed on Wednesday,
December 25
for Christmas.

 

 

 

Friday, Dec. 27 6:30 p.m.
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.
Friday Night Family Fun: Snowflake Day!
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Saturday, Dec. 28 1:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
Film: The Life of Emile Zola (1937; NR)
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Sunday, Dec. 29 2:00 p.m.
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.
1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year - Robert W. Butler
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