Monday, August 21, 2017

Come join the Kansas City Public Schools Parents as Teachers program for a time of interaction with your child and connection to other parents and caregivers from the community. There will be opportunities for play that support where your child is at developmentally as well as chances for interaction and friendship with other parents of young children. Parents as Teachers believes you are your child's first and most important teacher, so come ready to learn and play.

Monday, May 15, 2017
10:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Other

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.

Monday, June 5, 2017
3:00 pm
Audience: 
Teens
Activity Type: 
Games

Join us for fun and games every 3rd Monday starting at 6 p.m. On Game Night, we break out our collection of board games, playing cards, and dominoes and let you and your family have at them. Connect 4, Jenga, checkers, and many more games offer gaming fun for the night. The games are set out for you to browse, and you’re welcome to play whichever one(s) you’d like, either with your friends and family or with other game lovers from the community. Occasionally, we’ll have a themed Game Night. Such nights will be noted on the schedule.

Monday, November 20, 2017
6:00 pm
Audience: 
Adults
Kids
Teens
Activity Type: 
Games

Join us in the beautifully acoustic Kirk Hall where Clint Ashlock, Artistic Director of the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra will host a listening party for the formative jazz album Moanin' by Art Blakey.  

You can stream and download Moanin'  and much more music for free with your library card using Freegal!

Kansas City Jazz Orchestra CDs will be for sale for $20 each.  



Additional Kansas City Jazz Orchestra Listening Parties:
Thursday, June 1 6:30pm at Waldo Library 
featuring Saxophonist, Doug Talley and Duke Ellington’s  The Blanton Webster Band
Monday, July 31 at 6:30pm at Bluford Library featuring Trombonist, Paul Roberts and Composer/Arranger by Bob Brookmeyer
Monday, September 11 at 6:30pm at Westport Library featuring Saxophonist, Brad Gregory and Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, Free for All

Audience: 
Adults
Kids
Teens
Activity Type: 
Other

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

Learn basic vocabulary, grammar, and usage. Gain confidence in using English in your daily life.

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.

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.

Kansas City gets a prime view of the celestial event of a lifetime – the first total solar eclipse visible in the contiguous United States since 1979 – and the Library offers one of the best viewing areas and experiences on its fifth-floor Rooftop Terrace.
*** THIS EVENT IS AT CAPACITY AND RSVPS ARE NOW CLOSED ***
Geography blesses us. Kansas City gets a prime view of the celestial event of a lifetime – a total solar eclipse – and the Library offers one of the best viewing areas and experiences on its fifth-floor Rooftop Terrace.
Program: 
Event at Capacity
RSVP Required