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

All Library locations will be closed on Monday, July 4, for Independence Day.

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.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Open to all adults and free of charge. This workshop would benefit you if you have been diagnosed with diabetes, are living with someone with diabetes, or taking care of someone with diabetes.


Thursday, July 14, 2016

Get ready for NaNoWriMo in November with Camp NaNoWriMo in July! Join us for an hour-long write-in session for adults where you can write, do word sprints, compete with each other, talk about writing projects, and share ideas for NaNoWriMo in November.


Thursday, July 14, 2016

One of Kansas City’s greatest entrepreneurial success stories traces back to a picnic table in Loose Park in the late 1970s, when Cliff Illig sat down with colleague Neal Patterson and sketched out the original plans for Cerner Corporation. They now head one of the largest and most innovative suppliers of electronic health record systems in the world, and have deepened their imprint on the region through ownership of soccer’s Sporting Kansas City and involvement in an array of civic, educational, and entrepreneurial initiatives.


Friday, July 15, 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 15, 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 15, 2016

Through storytelling and song, vocalist and cultural historian Brother John helps young audience members explore the history. Recommended for ages 5 and older.


Friday, July 15, 2016

Bubbles, bubbles, everywhere! Join us as we play with bubbles.
Appropriate for all ages.


Friday, July 15, 2016
12:00pm @ Waldo Branch

A classic Sci-Fi movie from the 1950's, "When Worlds Collide" is a look forward to the apocalyptic genre of today. With the discovery of a distant planet on a course to collide with the earth, humans must pull together and find a way to survive by building a spaceship to find another world to colonize. 1951 Color


Friday, July 15, 2016
1:00pm

Race down to the Central Library Third Fridays and Saturdays in June and July at 1pm for kids programs guaranteed to entertain and spark the imagination. Activities will include arts and crafts, games, challenges both mental and physical, and a little friendly competition. Ages 4-14.


Friday, July 15, 2016

Come enjoy some of your favorite online and board games at the Ruiz Branch on the third Friday of each month. Join your pals for a friendly game of LIFE, SORRY, Apples to Apples, or any other game in our collection. The computers will be available for online games as well.
For ages 12-18, and a parental permission form must be signed.


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