Tuesday, September 19, 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!

During this special story time, meet local author Kathy Wolff as she reads from her debut picture book "What George Forgot." Activities and fun for all! Don't forget your shoes!
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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, May 24, 2017
3:00 pm
Audience: 
Teens
Activity Type: 
Games

Enjoy a free healthy snack at the library. Snacks are reserved for youth ages 18 and under.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
3:30 pm
Audience: 
Kids
Teens
Activity Type: 
Other

Kids and Teens 18 and under, join us at the Waldo Branch for a free meal provided by Harvesters!

Thursday, September 14, 2017
4:00 pm
Audience: 
Kids
Teens
Activity Type: 
Other

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 fun crafts! For kids

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
5:00 pm
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Crafts

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

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
Tuesday, September 19, 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

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

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
1:15 pm

Join us for a free 6-week session of gentle, relaxing yoga! These classes are designed for all skill levels, strengths, and abilities.

Attend 4 of the 6 sessions to be entered to win a gift card!

Please bring a yoga mat and water to stay hydrated. Wear comfortable, light clothing. Please arrive at least five minutes early to the first session.

RSVP by September 1st - spots are limited! Call (816) 701-3488 to RSVP.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
4:30 pm to 5:30 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, September 19, 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
Cinematic Tuesdays in the Vault

It's that time of year where we're all ready to ditch the heat and put on a big sweater. Unfortunately, the weather doesn't always agree. If you're ready to chill already join us for these delightfully frigid movies. They're bound to get you shivering!

TUESDAYS AT 6:30 P.M. 
Stanley H. Durwood Film Vault
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Film Rating: 
PG — Parental Guidance Suggested

Relax and rejuvenate your mind, body, and spirit with an hour of yoga on the downtown Central Library’s Rooftop Terrace—wrapping up your day with a workout in a unique, open-air setting. Lauren Leduc, founder and teacher at Kansas City’s Karma Tribe Yoga and the city’s best yoga instructor of 2016, as selected by readers of The Pitch, leads a class suitable for all skill levels.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Program: 
6:00 pm
Event at Capacity
RSVP Required