Wednesday, April 26, 2017

It's never too early to read to your baby! We provide stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months of age.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
9:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

We provide stories and activities for children 12-24 months of age.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
9:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

It's never too early to read to your baby! We provide stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months of age.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
10:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

Children ages 2-5 will enjoy stories, songs, and crafts.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
10:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

Bring your little ones for a storytime with music and great books, followed by a fun activity for all to enjoy.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
10:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

If you enjoy the literary short story, then join the Reader's Circle each Wednesday at noon to read and discuss the sometimes overlooked gems of literature.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016
12:00 pm
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Books

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

Play video games and board games with your friends! For teens and kids

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
5:30 pm
Audience: 
Kids
Teens
Activity Type: 
Games

Are you interested in learning more about virtual reality? Would you like to know how you could make a virtual reality experience that will create new learning opportunities for your students?

Join the Kansas City Public Library’s Digital Media Lab, KCVR, and Mozilla for an educator focused VR workshop. In this ‘Intro to VR Workshop’, you will learn the basic building blocks of virtual reality and have an opportunity to create your own virtual environment. No coding experience necessary!

The workshop will take place over the course of three evenings, kicking off with a special edition of Geeks & Treats on April 26th. We encourage you to attend all sessions so that you can benefit from local VR experts, who will be on-site to support participants. Click here to RSVP.

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm: eats, drinks, networking
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm: presentation and VR workshop

Upcoming workshop dates:
Part 1: April 26, 2017 from 5:30 - 7:00 pm at the Westport Public Library (a special edition of Geeks & Treats hosted by the KC Public Library)
Part 2: May 22, 2017 from 6:30 - 8:00 pm at at Centriq Training (a KCVR meetup)
Part 3: June 26, 2017 from 5:30 - 7:00 pm at the Westport Public Library (another special edition of Geeks & Treats hosted by the KC Public Library!)

Note: This is a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) event. Each participant will need a laptop (Mac or PC). If you have a smartphone, you may bring that as well, but not required. Again, no coding experience is necessary.

This workshop is being made possible through a collaboration between the Kansas City Public Library’s Digital Media Lab, KCVR, and Mozilla.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
5:30 pm
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Other
Book Group: 

"The Stranger" by Katherine Mansfield & "Lady's Dream" by Tobias Wolff

Wednesday, April 26, 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

Get fit fast with America s #1 walking system! Leslie Sansone's 2 Mile Brisk Walk-30 Minutes
This is an extension of the Walk On 1 class. Participants will follow Leslie's DVD in a 2 mile walking workout that builds strength, endurance and flexibility, while boosting energy levels and super-charging your upper and lower body. This class is free and open to the public.

Monday, September 26, 2016
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Need help with math and reading? Our tutors will help you! Free tutoring is available Mondays and Wednesdays 4:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m.

Monday, October 31, 2016
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Take advantage of a free way to complete your high school requirements. Meeting Mondays and Wednesdays. Call 816-418-7150 to register. Sponsored by the Kansas City School District

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
5:30 pm

In class you will learn basic English skills: grammar, listening, speaking, pronunciation, reading, and conversation. No fee or books required.

Contact Estelle at 816-560-0135 with questions.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The 2017 Art in the Loop Project: Cue!, a curated outdoor exhibition staged in partnership with the City of Kansas City, Missouri, and KC Streetcar, features 25 temporary artworks and performances along the city’s streetcar route, in the City Market, and at the Central Library.
 
As Kansas City’s 2017 Art in the Loop Project: Cue! prepares to open, a number of the participating artists, dancers, musicians, and poets take turns discussing their works. They are introduced by the curator of the outdoor exhibition, Jessica Borusky.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Reception: 
Following
Program: 
6:30 pm