Tuesday, October 24, 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

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

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

Make fun Crafts. For kids.

Tuesday, October 24, 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

Make Tuesday nights the night to bring your family to check out books! Stop by anytime between 5-7pm and we’ll have an activity that everyone can enjoy.

Sept 12 — Build with Blocks
Test out your building skills. Can you build the tallest tower?
Sept 26 — Pajama Family Storytime
Come dressed in your pjs as we read fun bedtime stories. Stories begin at 6:15pm.
Oct 3 — Falling with Leaves Art
Create your own masterpiece using leaves.
Oct 10 — Blowing with Bubbles
We are going to play with bubbles.
Oct 24 — Make your own Stamp
Create and design your own rubber stamp.
Oct 31 — Spooky crafts
Stop by in your costume to make fun spooky crafts.
Nov 7 — Making bracelets
Design your own bracelet using beads and lanyard.
Nov 14 — Build with LEGOs
Time to get creative, we’re building with LEGOs!
Dec 5 — Playing with Dash & Dot
Stop by and meet coding robots Dash & Dot.
Dec 12 — Holiday Crafts & Cookies
Decorate your own sugar cookie (1 cookie per person)

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
5:00 pm
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

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

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: 
Tatiana de Rosnay
Tuesday, October 24, 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 more about the computer in this class, which offers insights into hardware and software components.

Tuesday, June 6, 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

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
Terror Tuesdays: Creature Features

Starting October 10th and running through Halloween the Central Library is pleased to present Terror Tuesdays: Creature Features! Each Tuesday we'll show a different film with a different terrifying creature.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Film Rating: 
R — Restricted
The Library offers this year’s final session of open-air yoga led by 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. The one-hour class is suitable for all skill levels. Participants are asked to bring their own mats and water. Wind down afterward by browsing for a book or taking in the Central Library sights.
The Library offers this year’s final session of open-air yoga led by 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. The one-hour class is suitable for all skill levels. Participants are asked to bring their own mats and water. Wind down afterward by browsing for a book or taking in the Central Library sights.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Program: 
6:00 pm
Stewart O’Nan's work spans from Snow Angels and Last Night at the Lobster to a nonfiction collaboration with Stephen King, Faithful: Two Diehard Boston Red Sox Fans Chronicle the Historic 2004 Season. In conjunction with his four-day stay as the Cockefair Writer in Residence at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, he discusses his craft and career in a conversation with Angela Elam of KCUR-FM's New Letters on the Air.
Stewart O’Nan's work spans from Snow Angels and Last Night at the Lobster to a nonfiction collaboration with Stephen King, Faithful: Two Diehard Boston Red Sox Fans Chronicle the Historic 2004 Season. In conjunction with his four-day stay as the Cockefair Writer in Residence at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, he discusses his craft and career in a conversation with Angela Elam of KCUR-FM's New Letters on the Air.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Program: 
6:30 pm