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  • October 14 Thursday

    Online - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Liberty Is Sweet: The Hidden History of the American Revolution

    Woody Holton discusses his reassessment of the American Revolution, showing how the Founders were influenced by overlooked Americans—women, Native Americans, African Americans, and religious dissenters.
  • October 12 Tuesday

    Online - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

    Evenings at Ease - October 2021

    The Evenings at Ease series is held the 2nd Tuesday of alternating months at 7 p.m.
  • October 4 Monday

    Online - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Kennedy Library Forum: Fighting Hunger

    José Andrés, chef and founder of World Central Kitchen, and David Beasley, Executive Director of the World Food Programme, discuss current actions and responses to hunger.
  • September 24 Friday

    Online - 2:00pm to 2:30pm

    The Constitution Rules! For Grades K–2

    Students will explore the idea of different responsibilities in their community and analyze images that highlight the jobs of the three branches of government as outlined in the Constitution.
  • Online - 10:00am to 10:45am

    The Constitution and Our Community for Grades 3-5

    Students will explore the idea of community, hone their primary source analysis skills by examining government records, and connect the Constitution to their own lives.
  • September 22 Wednesday

    Online - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

    National History Day in Missouri Webinar Part One

    Explore the National History Day 2022 contest theme "Debate and Diplomacy in History: Successes, Failures, Consequences."
  • Online - 2:00pm to 2:30pm

    The Constitution Rules! For Grades K–2

    Students will explore the idea of different responsibilities in their community and analyze images that highlight the jobs of the three branches of government as outlined in the Constitution.
  • Online - 10:00am to 10:45am

    The Constitution and Our Community for Grades 3-5

    Students will explore the idea of community, hone their primary source analysis skills by examining government records, and connect the Constitution to their own lives.
  • September 15 Wednesday

    Online - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

    The Constitution and Our Community for Grades 3-5

    Students will explore the idea of community, hone their primary source analysis skills by examining government records, and connect the Constitution to their own lives.
  • Online - 10:00am to 10:30am

    The Constitution Rules! For Grades K–2

    Students will explore the idea of different responsibilities in their community and analyze images that highlight the jobs of the three branches of government as outlined in the Constitution.
  • September 14 Tuesday

    Online - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

    Ike's Book Club - September 2021

    We meet the 2nd Tuesday of alternating months at 7 p.m. These discussions are open to everyone, regardless of whether or not you have read the book.
  • Online - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    The American Experiment: Dialogues on a Dream

    In his new book, "The American Experiment," David Rubenstein explores the ever-evolving America and the diverse makeup of our country’s DNA.
  • September 8 Wednesday

    Grand Rapids, MI - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

    The Memory, Legacy, and Lingering Questions of 9/11

    Historian Garrett M. Graff, author of the New York Times bestseller "The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11," looks at how our nation remembers the events of September 11th, 2001.
  • August 18 Wednesday

    Online - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

    The Women’s Suffrage Centennial: Impact and Legacy

    A panel discusses the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment and its effectiveness in raising public awareness of women's fight for equality.
  • August 17 Tuesday

    Online - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

    "Chasing Me to my Grave" Author program

    "Chasing me to My Grave" is memoir of the late artist Winfred Rembert. We'll talk to Rembert's wife Patsy and co-author Erin Kelly.
  • August 10 Tuesday

    Online - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

    Evenings at Ease - August 2021

    The Evenings at Ease series is held the second Tuesday of every other month at 7 p.m. central time.
  • August 5 Thursday

    Online - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

    Run: Book One by John Lewis author program

    Run: Book One is the continuation of the life story of John Lewis and the struggles seen across the United States after the Selma voting rights campaign. We'll talk to Lewis' co-author and the book's illustrators.

All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.

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