All Events & Activities: anytime, any location, all ages

If you require ADA accommodation to utilize Library services or attend events, please notify the Library office at least 48 hours in advance at 816.701.3400.

Saturday, June 11, 2016
(All day) @ Central Library

Artists across the United States and around the world were invited by Landfillart, Inc., a Pennsylvania-based nonprofit, to transform hundreds of discarded hubcaps into fine art. More than a thousand responded, and 35 of the best submitted works make up this unique and thought-provoking traveling exhibit.


Sunday, July 17, 2016
(All day) @ Central Library

For three hot, muggy days in August 1976, the country and much of the world focused on Kansas City and a scramble for delegates at the Republican National Convention. The battle in Kemper Arena between incumbent President Gerald Ford and challenger Ronald Reagan was the last time our country saw a presidential nomination decided at the convention, itself.


Thursday, July 28, 2016

A gathering of needleworks enthusiasts! This group meets every Thursday and works on all kinds of needlework projects (knitting, rug hooking, crochet, applique, needlepoint, embroidery, etc.) No instruction is provided. Just bring a project and have fun!


Thursday, July 28, 2016

This course will teach participants how to walk and stretch safely, increase flexibility, and improve balance. Weekly incentives will be given to participants.
Join us to learn how walking can improve your fitness and help manage your arthritis pain.


Friday, July 29, 2016

In class you will learn basic English skills: reading, writing and communication. No fee or books required. For more information contact Estelle Manning at estellemanning@aol.com.


Friday, July 29, 2016

No matter what your limitations, maybe 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.


Friday, July 29, 2016
10:30am @ Central Library

Becoming an Olympian takes lots of planning and training. The Smile Olympics makes it high energy fun. Set to the music of the world, players participate in games to emphasize healthy habits in eating and exercise.

Parking is free!


Friday, July 29, 2016

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!


Friday, July 29, 2016
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

Preschool age kids (3-5) will enjoy stories, songs, and art in this fun storytime.


Friday, July 29, 2016

Mad Science of Greater Kansas City activates an interactive Rube Goldberg machine – an over-complicated contraption that uses a chain reaction to accomplish a very simple task. In this case, it’s to get you to open a book. Great for all ages!


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