Tuesday, August 22, 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

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

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
10:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

Local attorneys Brian Noland and Malik James will be on site to help you answer legal questions free of charge.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
2:00 pm
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Other

This group meets every fourth Tuesday of the month at the Mt. Washington Senior Apartments, located at 570 S. Evanston in Independence, Mo. Books provided by the Sugar Creek branch of the Kansas City Public Library, with discussions moderated by Mary Roberson.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
2:30 pm
Audience: 
Adults

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, May 24, 2017
3:00 pm
Audience: 
Teens
Activity Type: 
Games

Explore the world of modern Tabletop Gaming! It's not just Monopoly anymore! The games are bigger, better and weirder! Come for fun, to meet new people and to face challenges that will test your problem solving and teamwork skills. Open 6th-12th graders. Games include Ticket to Ride, Betrayal at House on the Hill, Forbidden Island, Love Letter, Mysterium, 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

Make cool crafts! For teens

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
5:00 pm
Audience: 
Teens
Activity Type: 
Crafts

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

Join us every Tuesday at 7 pm on the Children's floor for stories, crafts and a lot of imagination. 7-15 year old Graphic novel fans enjoy meeting up with each other to talk about books as well as get first hand illustrative instruction on how to create, design and illustrate your own comics. Parking is Free!

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
7:00 pm
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Other
Book Group: 
Author: 
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Tuesday, August 22, 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

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

Learn what your internet browser can do for you! This class concentrates on the basics of email and navigating the web.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Come with your yoga mat and spend an hour relaxing with the meditative benefits of yoga. For everyone from beginners to experienced.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
1:15 pm
Now is the time and place to start your own business!

As Kansas City continues to be a hub for innovation and start ups, there are so many resources to help you get started and be successful. Join us for a free weekly study group where we will use a combination of videos, group discussion, practice activities and special guest speakers to learn about the basics of entrepreneurship.

We will cover a new topic each week, including:
  • How to get started
  • Creating a solid business plan
  • Business law and licenses
  • Startup funding
  • Marketing and promotions
  • Management — business tools and finance
  • Management — staff and human resources

No matter where you are in the process or what type of business you have, this FREE 6-week program will benefit you! Please register by August 11, 2017.

Register at: www.kclibrary.org/peerlearning

Questions? Call 816.701.3662 or email wendypearson@kclibrary.org

Schedule

August 15
5-7 p.m.
KCScourceLink
4747 Troost Avenue KCMO
Intro/Overview
Meet your entrepreneurial peers! We will also review our syllabus and hear from KCSourceLink about their extensive collection of resources.

Partner: KCSourceLink

August 22
5-7 p.m.
Central Library, Turner Board Room, 14 W. 10th Street KCMO

Business Plan/Business Law
Learn where to start and what to include in your business plan. Get guidance on the legal requirements for a new business in KC.

Partner: KC BizCare
August 29
5 –7 p.m.
Plaza Library, Cohen Room, 4801 Main Street KCMO
Funding
Learn about start-up funding options and how to pursue them.

Partner: AltCap
September 5
5 –7 p.m.
Plaza Library, Cohen Room, 4801 Main Street KCMO
Marketing
Explore effective ways to reach your customers.
September 12
 5 –7 p.m.
Central Library, Turner Board Room, 14 W. 10th Street KCMO
Finance management
Determine what it takes to successfully manage a business—set priorities, allocate resources, manage finances.
September 19
5 –7 p.m.
Central Library, Turner Board Room 14 W. 10th Street KCMO
Staff management
Are you ready to hire? Learn the basics of HR and staff management.
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
5:00 pm to 7:00 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

Are you preparing for citizenship or know someone who is? The Library is offering another session of citizenship preparation classes at Central Library (14 W 10th St) on Tuesdays, July 25 - September 26, in Room 312.
Classes include interview practices, too!

For more information or to enroll, call 816-701-3546 or email ritaedmonds@kclibrary.org.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Tuesday Movie Nights

Can’t get enough of the eclipse? Join us for our new Tuesday Movie Nights in the Stanley H. Durwood Film Vault starting at 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Film Rating: 
NR - Not Rated