Thursday, November 2, 2017

No matter your limitations, you can still reap the physical, mental, and emotional benefits of exercise. This class is designed to give you a total body workout. Cardio, strength, and flexibility exercises are all performed from a seated position.

Thursday, March 16, 2017
9:00 am
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Other

If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a storytime.

Thursday, March 2, 2017
9:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a storytime.

Thursday, March 2, 2017
10:30 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

Explore the world of Tabletop Gaming! It's not just Monopoly anymore. The games are bigger, better and weirder. From cooperative to competitive, we have a large selection of games that we'll rotate through, so that every time you visit you'll likely play something new.

Thursday, October 26, 2017
4:00 pm
Audience: 
Teens
Activity Type: 
Games

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

Are you ready for a change? HIIT is designed to help participants achieve superior fat loss while maintaining muscle. This class alternates between short periods of cardio exercise with less intense recovery periods. You will improve your athletic capacity and condition, improve glucose metabolism and improve fat burning. Bring your own hand weights.

Thursday, March 16, 2017
6:00 pm
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Other

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

Thursday, November 2, 2017
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Computer Questions?

Get help on Tuesdays and  Thursdays from 1-3 p.m. at Waldo Branch. 
 
Drop-in, no appointment necessary.

Computers will be available or bring your own.
 
Tech Coaches now available to answer your questions about:
  • Microsoft Word or Excel
  • the internet
  • email
  • formatting a resume
  • online applications
  • syncing your smartphone
  • and so much more!
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Computer Questions?

Get help on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 6-8 p.m. at Plaza Branch.
Se habla español.

Drop-in, no appointment necessary.

Computers will be available or bring your own device.

Tech Coaches now available to answer your questions about:
  • Microsoft Word or Excel
  • the internet
  • email
  • formatting a resume
  • online applications
  • syncing your smartphone
  • and so much more!
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Computer Questions?

Get help on Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. and Fridays from 3-5 p.m. at Bluford Branch. 
 
Drop-in, no appointment necessary.

Computers will be available or bring your own.
 
Tech Coaches now available to answer your questions about:
  • Microsoft Word or Excel
  • the internet
  • email
  • formatting a resume
  • online applications
  • syncing your smartphone
  • and so much more!
Thursday, October 26, 2017
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

ABsolutely Amazing Abs goes beyond getting a flat belly or a six-pack of abs. There are several benefits associated with abdominal exercises. Attain better posture, increase flexibility in the lower back and improve digestion. Classes will begin with a dynamic stretching warm up. Participants will need to be able to perform floor exercises. Bring a mat.

Thursday, August 3, 2017
7:00 pm to 7:45 pm
Mitch Brian
Big Read KC

As the Vietnam War escalated in the 1960s, Hollywood was struggling financially and the longtime studio system was collapsing. Into the vacuum stepped a cadre of young filmmakers concerned and affected by the unpopular war. Against a backdrop of political and cultural unrest, a new Hollywood emerged.

Filmmaker, screenwriter, and University of Missouri-Kansas City associate professor Mitch Brian explores the industry’s rebirth, using clips from some of the greatest films of the Vietnam era.

As the Vietnam War escalated in the 1960s, Hollywood was struggling financially and the longtime studio system was collapsing. Into the vacuum stepped a cadre of young filmmakers concerned and affected by the unpopular war. Against a backdrop of political and cultural unrest, a new Hollywood emerged.  Filmmaker, screenwriter, and University of Missouri-Kansas City associate professor Mitch Brian explores the industry’s rebirth, using clips from some of the greatest films of the Vietnam era.
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Program: 
6:30 pm
Kevin Willmott
Big Read KC
This event has been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances. It been replaced with Hollywood and the Vietnam War: Echoes of the War in American Film - Mitch Brian, and will take place on the same date.

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University of Kansas film and media studies professor Kevin Willmott -- also an award-winning filmmaker -- explores the racial, political, and pro- and anti-war messages of a number of films for which the Vietnam War served as a backdrop.
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Program: 
6:30 pm
Event Canceled
Adam Shaw

Public-private partnerships – such as those proposed for upgrading Kansas City International Airport – have grown increasingly popular in recent years as cities look for innovative ways to finance transportation projects.

Public-private partnerships – such as those proposed for upgrading Kansas City International Airport – have grown increasingly popular in recent years as cities look for innovative ways to finance transportation projects.
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Reception: 
6 pm
Program: 
6:30 pm