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Linda Hall Library

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5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110
www.lindahall.org

November 2016

How Do I Become (an Engineer)? at Linda Hall Library

November 12, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110
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Free

This free event for high school students interested in engineering is co-sponsored by Linda Hall Library and Science Pioneers at the Linda Hall Library.  “How Do I Become (an Engineer?)” will include a one-hour panel discussion and Q&A with engineers from local firms, followed by…

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September 2018

From Drones to Flying Cars: New Frontiers in Human-Technology Interaction

September 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110
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Mary Cummings, professor, Duke University Pratt School of Engineering and former U.S. Navy fighter pilot, will discuss the future of aviation during this talk at Linda Hall Library.

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Fly Girls: How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History

September 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110
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Author Ken O'Brien will discuss his new book, which covers five women who faced challenges in early aviation. This event at Linda Hall Library is co-sponsored with Rainy Day Books. A book signing will follow the program, and copies of Fly Girls will be available…

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October 2018

Escape from Gravity | Linda Hall Library

October 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110
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Free

Erik Lindbergh, pilot, adventurer, entrepreneur and grandson of Charles Lindbergh, will discuss vertical-lift taxis and other innovative aircraft. The event is free and open to the public; however, e-tickets are required. Register at www.lindahall.org.

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ShotTracker: A Second Saturday Conversation | Linda Hall Library

October 13, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110
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Second Saturday Conversations at Linda Hall Library feature sci-tech and engineering speakers and topics in an informal setting. The programs take place in the Auditorium or Main Reading Room from 11 a.m. to noon. The program ShotTracker is an Overland Park-based tech venture with a mission…

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November 2018

How Do I Become an Engineer? | Linda Hall Library

November 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110
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Designed for high school and college undergraduate students, this free event will include a panel discussion with engineers and an opportunity to meet with members of area engineering schools. See the details and registration link.

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April 2019

Roving on Mars | Linda Hall Library

April 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110
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During "Roving Down the Road Towards Understanding the Habitability of Mars," Dr. John Grant discusses how the three Mars Rovers have provided invaluable information about the red planet. Grant serves co-chair for the science community process for selecting the landing sites for the Spirit, Opportunity,…

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Sabermetrics and the Empirical Analysis of Baseball | Linda Hall Library

April 13, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110
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Free

Dr. Daniel Mack, Senior Director, Quantitative Analysis/Amateur Scouting with the Kansas City Royals, returns at the beginning of baseball season to discuss how data collection and analysis affect player evaluation on Major League Baseball teams. Register for your free ticket.

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September 2019

Linda Hall Library at the Movies

September 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110
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Free

This fall, join the Linda Hall Library for a retrospective film series of Michael Crichton movies. In his work, Crichton demonstrated a keen ability to anticipate new technological developments long before they became reality and predict how even seemingly beneficial breakthroughs in biotechnology or artificial…

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How Do I Become an Engineer?

September 14, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110
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Free

Designed for high school students, this event will include a one-hour panel discussion and Q&A at the Linda Hall Library with young engineers. Following the panel discussion, students and guests will tour the UMKC School of Computing and Engineering to learn about academic programs and…

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Evolution of the Human Form | Linda Hall Library

September 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110
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Free

John Gurche, one of the world’s best-known paleoartists, will discuss his work during this lecture at the Linda Hall Library. Trained in anthropology and paleontology, Gurche is often the artist chosen by National Geographic to help introduce newly discovered human ancestors to the world by…

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January 2020

Linda Hall Library presents ‘The Power of Our Fork’

January 11, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110
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Free

This program for ages 12 and up will explore how food choices can impact the environment. The speaker, Sarina Farb, is an AP Science Teacher at St. Teresa's Academy. Register here.

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February 2020

Science Forum 2020: What You Need to Know about Concussions

February 25, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110
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About half of all concussions occur from falls and other situations in daily life. Learn the lessons from sports medicine about prevention, diagnosis and treatment of concussions.

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March 2020

How Do I Become A Computer Scientist?

March 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110
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Free

Designed for high school students, this event will include a program and networking opportunity with computer scientists from a variety of fields and a tour of UMKC's School of Computing & Engineering. Register here for free e-tickets.

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April 2020

Postponed – Hack the Hall

April 3, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - April 4, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110
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Free

The Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering, and Technology will kick off its first 24-hour Hackathon at 5 p.m. Friday, April 3, and they’re recruiting KC’s rising tech talents to join the fun! Anyone over the age of 18 with a knack for coding, innovating…

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