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Making History: Kansas City and the Rise of Gay Rights


NOW through April 13, 2018


Miller Nichols Library, 3rd Floor


An exhibit about Kansas City's surprisingly pivotal role in the early gay rights movement.

Chavela Film Screening


Monday, April 9 | 5:00 Program, 6:00 - 7:30 Film Screening


UMKC Student Union Theater


A singer. A fighter. A symbol. Join us for a screening of Chavela, a documentary about the talented, iconic, and mysterious Mexican songstress, Chavela Vargas.

Reaction or Riot? Understanding 1968 in Kansas City


Wednesday, April 4 | 6:30pm - 8:00pm


UMKC Pierson Auditorium | Atterbury Student Success Center


KCUR and UMKC's Miller Nichols Library are holding a community conversation on the 1968 assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the events that happened in Kansas City afterwards.

Apply Now: $1000 Scholarship from UMKC Friends of the Library




Deadline for entry is Friday, March 23rd, 2018

International Students Day: Experience Africa


March 23, 2018 | 4:00 - 5:30pm


Miller Nichols Library, 1st Floor - iX Theatre

Let's Celebrate: Open Education Week


March 5th - 9th, 2018



Open Education Week is March 5-9, and we're celebrating with a week of activities!

African American Read-In 2018


February 28, 2018 | 3:30 - 5:00PM


Miller Nichols Library, Room 325


The UMKC University Libraries invite you to attend our 9th Annual African American Read-In!

Starr Research Award Winner: Milton Gómez



Sound Off: Personal Stories, Important Topics.


November 13 through January 8, 2018


Miller Nichols Library, 1st Floor


One project seeks to make change in the real world by creating spaces for brave conversations.

UMKC Libraries Closed for the Holidays




The UMKC University Libraries will be closed from Saturday, December 23, 2017 through Monday, January 1. 2018.

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