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KC's Parks & Boulevards: The Next 125 Years
Tuesday, April 30  |  6:30 p.m.  |  Plaza Branch
National parks & recreation expert Leon Younger continues a three-part study of Kansas City’s distinctive system of parks and boulevards. Younger looks at how the system has evolved beyond George Kessler’s 1893 vision, assesses our capacity to maintain it, and proposes some near-term strategies.
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In Memoriam: Henry W. Bloch
The Library joins the Kansas City community in saying a fond, grateful goodbye to Henry W. Bloch, one of the city’s greatest entrepreneurs and philanthropists. Bloch, who co-founded H&R Block in 1955 and helped build it into the world’s largest tax preparation company, died Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at the age of 96.

KC Area Libraries Launch Cross-Catalog Searching
Four local libraries have teamed up to provide you with an easy way to search all their collections at the same time! Starting Tuesday, April 16, you will see links to other libraries when you search our catalog.

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Friends of the Library Children & Young Adult Book Sale
Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27  |  Waldo Branch
Find books, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks, and other great deals for the young readers in your life at the Friends' annual sale. Proceeds support the Library's Summer Reading Program.