THE KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY

EVENTS THIS WEEK

Monday, December 30, 2013 - Sunday, January 5, 2014

 

 

Holiday Library Closure


All Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, December 31 and remain closed on Wednesday, January 1 for New Year's Day.

 

PRESENTATIONS & ACTIVITIES


Sunday, January 5 - 2:00 p.m.
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

Coterie Theatre Dramatic Story Time
Coterie Theatre artists read from their favorite children's books while the audience enjoys an opportunity to "jump into the story" on stage. This program is appropriate for all ages.

January Book Selection:
Snowmen at Night by Caralyn Buehner

FILMS


Hollywood's Greatest Year

Take a trip in time back to 1939, regarded by many critics as the greatest year in the history of American film.

 

Saturday, January 4 - 1:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
Ninotchka (1939)

Not Rated (110 min.)

 

EXHIBITS


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.




On display through January 31, 2014
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.


 NEXT WEEK
 January 6 - January 12, 2014

 

Tuesday, Jan. 7 6:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
Pages from the Textbook of Alternate History - Phong Nguyen
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Wednesday, Jan. 8 6:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
Andrew Jackson and the Battle of New Orleans - Richard V. Barbuto
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Friday, Jan. 10 6:30 p.m.
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.
Friday Night Family Fun: Kansas City FilmFest - Animation Inside Out
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Saturday, Jan. 11 1:30 p.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
Film: Bachelor Mother (1939; NR)
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Sunday, Jan. 12 1:30 p.m.
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.
Searching the Psyche through Cinema: The Psychology of Suspense - Notorious (1946)
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