Thursday, February 22, 2018

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

Join us as we read and discuss great books. We will meet on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month, with discussion moderated by Shirl Maldonando.
July's book is the fictional work The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead.

Thursday, June 22, 2017
3:00 pm
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Books

Join us as we build and create with Lego bricks. Work toward a construction goal on your own or with a group. Appropriate for ages 5-12. Duplo blocks will be available for younger kids.

Thursday, January 18, 2018
3:30 pm
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Other

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

Our Trails West library teen group planned this activity to help you create positive methods to handle stress. At Mindful Journaling for Teens, we'll guide you through making your own journal and work as a group to draw, write and respond to prompts that will offer alternate strategies for dealing with those stressful times at school, home or work.

Thursday, February 22, 2018
4:00 pm
Audience: 
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

Vamos a leer y discutir diversas obras de literatura en nuestra idioma favorita. Todos los niveles entre intermedio y hablante nativo son bienvenidos!
Let’s read and discuss diverse works of literature in our favorite language. All levels from intermediate to native speaker are welcome!

This month: 'Doce Años de Esclavitud.'

Thursday, February 22, 2018
6:30 pm
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Books
Book Group: 
Author: 
Haruki Murakami; Alfred Birnbaum (Translator)
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Representatives from AARP will be on hand to assist seniors with low to moderate income with their federal and state (MO and KS) income tax returns.

Appointments can be made through AARP volunteers at the Waldo Branch on a walk-in basis only.

Mondays and Thursdays 9am-1pm
*Library is closed President's Day, Feburary 19

Library staff are NOT tax experts.  All questions are to go through the tax service preparers at the KC AARP office at 866.389.5627

Please bring the following items:
  • Proof of identification (photo ID)
  • Social Security cards or an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter for you, your spouse and dependents (Proof of foreign status, if applying for an ITIN)
  • Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents
  • Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R,1099-Misc) from all employers
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
  • All 1095 Forms, Health Insurance Statements Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received
  • A copy of last year’s federal and state returns, if available
  • Direct deposit and/or banking information
  • Proof of daycare expenses with provider name, address and ID number
  • Copies of income transcripts from IRS and state, if applicable

To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms.
Thursday, February 1, 2018
9:00 am to 1:00 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.

Friday, February 2, 2018
9:00 am to 11:00 am

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

Thursday, January 11, 2018
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Representatives from Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will be on hand to assist with your federal and state (MO and KS) income tax returns.

Walk-ins only. The first to arrive will fill the available slots for the day at each location.
Mondays starting at 10:00 a.m.
*Library Closed President's Day, February 19
Tuesdays starting at 12:00 p.m.
Wednesdays starting at 10:00 a.m.
Thursdays starting at 10:00 a.m.
Saturdays starting at 10:00 a.m.


This service is available to individuals making $60,000 per year or less.

Library staff are NOT tax experts.  All questions are to go through the IRS at 1-800-829-1040.

Before visiting a VITA volunteer, see Publication 3676-B for a list of services provided and check out the IRS What to Bring page to ensure you have all the required documents and information the volunteers will need to help you.

Please bring the following items:
  • Proof of identification (photo ID)
  • Social Security cards or an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter for you, your spouse and dependents (Proof of foreign status, if applying for an ITIN)
  • Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents
  • Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R,1099-Misc) from all employers
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
  • All 1095 Forms, Health Insurance Statements Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received
  • A copy of last year’s federal and state returns, if available
  • Direct deposit and/or banking information
  • Proof of daycare expenses with provider name, address and ID number
  • Copies of income transcripts from IRS and state, if applicable

To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms.
Monday, January 29, 2018
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Representatives from Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will be on hand to assist with your federal and state (MO and KS) income tax returns.

Walk-ins only. The first to arrive will fill the available slots for the day at each location.
Thursdays starting at 10:00 a.m.

This service is available to individuals making $60,000 per year or less.

Library staff are NOT tax experts.  All questions are to go through the IRS at 1-800-829-1040.

Before visiting a VITA volunteer, see Publication 3676-B for a list of services provided and check out the IRS What to Bring page to ensure you have all the required documents and information the volunteers will need to help you.

Please bring the following items:
  • Proof of identification (photo ID)
  • Social Security cards or an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter for you, your spouse and dependents (Proof of foreign status, if applying for an ITIN)
  • Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents
  • Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R,1099-Misc) from all employers
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
  • All 1095 Forms, Health Insurance Statements Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received
  • A copy of last year’s federal and state returns, if available
  • Direct deposit and/or banking information
  • Proof of daycare expenses with provider name, address and ID number
  • Copies of income transcripts from IRS and state, if applicable

To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms.
Thursday, February 1, 2018
10:00 am to 5:30 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

Protect yourself and your family from identity theft! Led by an expert from the Foundation for Financial Education, this workshop will present

• How to protect your identity
• The warning signs of identity theft
• Steps to take if your identity is stolen
• The difference between a credit freeze and a fraud alert

RSVP to Amy Roberts at 913-258-2700.

Thursday, February 22, 2018
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

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

Thursday, January 11, 2018
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Computer Questions?

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

 

Friday, December 8, 2017
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Computer Questions?

Get help on Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. at Bluford 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 session? Appointments and more information available.

 

Thursday, October 19, 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