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Stitch and Pitch with Sourcebooks

Fri, Aug 2 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Registration Required
Bring your crafts and hang out with editor Deb Werksman of Sourcebooks for a relaxed session of practice pitching and publishing talk.

Romance GenreCon 2019 Welcome Party

Fri, Aug 2 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration Required
Join us for the Romance GenreCon 2019 evening kickoff soiree.

Lady KC: A Reading Salon Bringing Authors and Readers Together

Fri, Aug 2 2019
8:00pm - 10:00pm
Registration Required
Do you ever wonder what your favorite authors are currently working on? Host Cathy Maxwell will give you a chance at a sneak preview in this Lady Jane-style salon.

Ham Radio Exam

Sat, Aug 3 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Registration Required
If you have completed the five-week Ham Radio Class, this is your opportunity to take the exam. You are encouraged to take a free practice test beforehand by going to QRZ.com.

Liberty Art Gallery: Poetry and More on the Square

Sat, Aug 3 2019
10:00am - 2:00pm
United in their love of the written word, poets from a range of ages, races, genders, and experience levels, but consistent with all is their love of expression through the written word share their wo

Romance State of the Union Panel

Sat, Aug 3 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
Join some of your favorite authors for a panel discussion and Q&A on the state of the romance industry.

Beginning Ancestry Library Edition

Sat, Aug 3 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Registration Required
Research your family history with Ancestry Library Edition. Search the U.S. Federal Census from 1790 to 1940 as well as immigration, vital, military, court, church, and ethnic records.

Book Group: Best Sellers:Circe by Madeline Miller

Sat, Aug 3 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Read any good books lately? Our MCPL book group members have, and they are saving a seat for you!

Zoo to You

Sat, Aug 3 2019
11:00am - 11:45am
Registration Required
Kansas City Zoo staff and docents will provide touchable artifacts and bring three or four animals for an informal presentation and discussion.

Indie Author Panel

Sat, Aug 3 2019
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Did you know Kansas City is a hotbed of romance writing?

Storytelling: Throw Down for the Crown

Sat, Aug 3 2019
1:15pm - 2:30pm
This collaborative storytelling event will pit featured author-led teams in the creation of short scenes culminating in an epic story throwdown.

Instant Guitar Playing - Spanish or English

Sat, Aug 3 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration Required
Learn the 9 basic chords to enjoy playing guitar right away! This program teaches how to tune a guitar, and the basic chords to be able to play most songs. No need to know how to read music.

Romance Book Fair

Sat, Aug 3 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Love is in the air! Join Kansas City librarians for an author fair custom-made for romance lovers.

Liberty Art Gallery: Poetry and More on the Square

Sun, Aug 4 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
United in their love of the written word, poets from a range of ages, races, genders, and experience levels, but consistent with all is their love of expression through the written word share their wo

Border Crossings Exhibit

Mon, Aug 5 2019
9:00am - 8:00pm
Created from objects left by immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, kansas City artist Israel Garcia Garcia explores the historic link between the Latino immigrants who cross the border today an

Liberty Art Gallery: Poetry and More on the Square

Mon, Aug 5 2019
9:00am - 1:00pm
United in their love of the written word, poets from a range of ages, races, genders, and experience levels, but consistent with all is their love of expression through the written word share their wo

Craft Group: Kearney Quilt Gatherers

Mon, Aug 5 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Creating your own works of art is one of the best ways to express yourself and share good will. Join us to meet new people, create new items, and even learn a thing or two.

STEAM-Powered Program: Virtual Reality Cardboard

Mon, Aug 5 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration Required
Get geared up for a variety of science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics-centered activities. These programs are designed with 8- through 14-year-olds in mind.

Draw Like Audubon

Mon, Aug 5 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration Required
Join Young Rembrandts as they introduce children to the art of American naturalist and painter John James Audubon and help them draw their own version of an Audubon art print. All materials provided.

Movie Night at the Library: Back to the 80s

Mon, Aug 5 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Sit back, relax, and enjoy the show as the library screens some of our favorite movies. Join us in our celebration of the 80's as we watch Back to the Future!