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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.