Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Come join us for thirty minutes of fun stories, songs, and learning activities!

Please note that the Library does not open until 10 a.m., but story time attendees will be allowed in early for the 9:30 a.m. program.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017
9:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

Join us every Tuesday at 10 am for stories, songs, and plenty of time for play. We talk, sing, read, write and play every day, but Tuesdays are special. Parking is Free!

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
10:00 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

Bring in your little ones for our weekly Tuesday storytime at the Lucile H. Bluford Branch! You can be sure to expect stories, songs, crafts & lots of imagination. Children must attend with an adult.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
10:00 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

A celebration of the ways in which teachers change the world, from encouraging creativity, to making students laugh, to helping them form friendships, always wanting everyone to succeed and making the classroom a great place to be.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
10:00 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

Come join us for lots of great stories, songs, fun learning activities and even a short movie - all geared for three and four-year-olds.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017
10:00 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360 game consoles are available to play and engage in competitions with your friends. You may also bring your own games or game console. Drop by anytime for some video game fun.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017
3:00 pm
Audience: 
Teens
Activity Type: 
Games

Kids and teens are often hungry after school. Come get a healthy snack at Waldo Monday through Friday. Meals provided by Harvesters. For school aged kids.

Friday, September 16, 2016
4:00 pm
Audience: 
Kids
Teens
Activity Type: 
Other

Bring in your little ones for our weekly Tuesday storytime at the Lucile H. Bluford Branch! You can be sure to expect stories, songs, crafts & lots of imagination. Children must attend with an adult.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
4:30 pm
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

Open 6th-12th graders. Join us in the Teen Area for a wide variety of tabletop board games! This month's selection includes Ticket to Ride, Forbidden Island, Love Letter, King of Tokyo, and more!

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
5:00 pm
Audience: 
Teens
Activity Type: 
Games

This high intensity interval training (HIIT) will get you sweating and moving. Get the maximum benefits of exercise with this 45-minute workout.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
5:00 pm
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Other

Punch and kick you way to good health. Fitness champion Nicki Jones will lead you through 10 to 12 rounds of punches, kicks, and cardio exercise that will leave you feeling invigorated and powerful.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
6:00 pm
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Other
Tuesday, March 28, 2017

In class you will learn basic English skills: reading, writing, and conversation. No fee or books required.

Thursday, January 5, 2017
9:00 am to 11:00 am
Representatives from Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will be on hand to assist with your federal and state (MO and KS) income tax returns.

Mondays 3:30pm-7pm
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 10am-5:30pm
Saturdays 10am-5pm

This service is available to individuals making $54,000 per year or less. Help is available on a walk-in basis only, and time slots fill up quickly.

Library staff are NOT tax experts.  All questions are to go through the tax service preparers at the KC VITA office at 816.482.5850

Please bring the following items:
  • Proof of identification (photo ID)
  • Social Security cards or an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter for you, your spouse and dependents (Proof of foreign status, if applying for an ITIN)
  • Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents
  • Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R,1099-Misc) from all employers
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
  • All 1095 Forms, Health Insurance Statements Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received
  • A copy of last year’s federal and state returns, if available
  • Direct deposit and/or banking information
  • Proof of daycare expenses with provider name, address and ID number
  • Copies of income transcripts from IRS and state, if applicable

To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
10:00 am to 5:30 pm

Don't worry about the weather. Come walk a mile in the comfort of air conditioning. Participants will follow Leslie Sansone DVD's to start their weight loss journey with a gentle paced 1 mile beginner walk program. Participants will increase their heart rate with low impact moves.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Representatives from Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will be on hand to assist with your federal and state (MO and KS) income tax returns.

Tuesdays and Thursdays 2pm-7pm
Saturdays 10am-4pm
*No sessions February 21-24

This service is available to individuals making $54,000 per year or less. Help is available on a walk-in basis only, and time slots fill up quickly.

Library staff are NOT tax experts.  All questions are to go through the tax service preparers at the KC VITA office at 816.482.5850

Please bring the following items:
  • Proof of identification (photo ID)
  • Social Security cards or an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter for you, your spouse and dependents (Proof of foreign status, if applying for an ITIN)
  • Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents
  • Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R,1099-Misc) from all employers
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
  • All 1095 Forms, Health Insurance Statements Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received
  • A copy of last year’s federal and state returns, if available
  • Direct deposit and/or banking information
  • Proof of daycare expenses with provider name, address and ID number
  • Copies of income transcripts from IRS and state, if applicable

To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
2:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Come learn the basic US history information, review USCIS's 100 Questions, and practice the citizenship exam/interview in this FREE course!! Advanced English skills preferred. All you need is a notebook and a pen - choose the class time that works best for you!

Tuesdays | Jan. 24th – Apr. 11th | 6pm – 8pm | Room 312
Central Library, 14 W. 10th Street

Thursdays | Jan. 26th – Apr. 13th | 10am – Noon | Room 312
Central Library, 14 W. 10th Street

Saturdays | Jan. 21th – Apr. 8th | 10am – Noon | Room B
North-East Branch, 6000 Wilson Road

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Mark Gerzon
Compromise and accord seem more elusive than ever in this era of bitter political partisanship. But mediation expert Mark Gerzon sees hope – and spells it out in his book The Reunited States of America: How We Can Bridge the Partisan Divide.
 
Compromise and accord seem more elusive than ever in this era of bitter political partisanship. But mediation expert Mark Gerzon sees hope – and spells it out in a discussion of his book The Reunited States of America: How We Can Bridge the Partisan Divide.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Reception: 
6 pm
Program: 
6:30 pm