Tuesday, December 12, 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

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

Looking to volunteer at your library? Gain volunteer hours and discover leadership opportunities by joining the teen advisory. As a participant, you'll plan teen events, guide the library in providing better services and give back to your community. Have your voice be heard and discover the many ways you can participate to gain the volunteer hours you might need to graduate.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
5:00 pm
Audience: 
Teens
Activity Type: 
Other

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

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

Ambassador Bill Taylor, former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine and current executive VP of the U.S. Institute of Peace, to Kansas City at a conversation on how practical peacebuilding supports national security. A reception will precede the program. Thanks to generous support from USIP, the World Affairs Councils of America, and the International Relations Council, this program is free and open to the public, but registration is requested at http://www.irckc.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1041438.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
6:00 pm
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Other

This group will discuss books and work on quilting projects. Beginners are welcome!

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
6:00 pm
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Books

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

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 DVDs 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

Computer Questions?

Get help on Tuesdays and  Thursdays from 1-3 p.m. at Waldo Branch. 
 
We're here to help with whatever technology questions you have--from building a resume to building a website!

Drop-in, no appointment necessary.

We have computers or bring your own device.

Can't make it to the drop in sessions? Appointments and more information available.

 

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
1:00 pm to 3:00 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


Join our Tech Coach volunteer team to help KC adults across the digital divide!
Volunteer just 1-2 hours per week to help patrons develop basic computer and internet skills, create and use email and social media accounts, build resumes and so much more! Morning, afternoon, or evening shifts are available, Monday – Saturday.
 
Learn more and/or register to attend a training and orientation session here.

   

 

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
5:30 pm to 6:30 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
Cinema Tuesday

There are all sorts of holiday movies, celebrating the season with lessons about love, togetherness, and caring for one another.

These are not those movies.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Film Rating: 
R — Restricted
David Collins
Author David Collins discusses his book Accidental Activists: Mark Phariss, Vic Holmes, and Their Fight for Marriage Equality in Texas. It chronicles the legal fight for same-sex marriage rights by two men – one with Missouri ties – in a state “steeped in Marlboro Man mythology and social conservatism.”
Author David Collins discusses his book Accidental Activists: Mark Phariss, Vic Holmes, and Their Fight for Marriage Equality in Texas. It chronicles the legal fight for same-sex marriage rights by two men – one with Missouri ties – in a state “steeped in Marlboro Man mythology and social conservatism.”
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Program: 
6:30 pm