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.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

In class you will learn basic English skills: reading, writing, and conversation. No fee or books required.


Wednesday, September 14, 2016
10:30am @ Waldo Branch

Children ages 2-5 will enjoy stories, songs, and crafts.


Wednesday, September 14, 2016
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

It's never too early to read to your baby! We provide stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months of age.


Wednesday, September 14, 2016

In this 60-minute workshop, you will learn how to:

  • Select a bank or credit union
  • Balance your checkbook
  • Protect and manage your money
  • Maximize banking products

Wednesday, September 14, 2016
5:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Teen craft night every Wednesday in the Plaza Library Teen Space! Join us for fun arts, crafts, and science experiments every week!


Wednesday, September 14, 2016
5:30pm @ Waldo Branch

Take advantage of a free way to complete your high school requirements. Meeting Mondays and Wednesdays. Call 816-418-7150 to register. Sponsored by the Kansas City School District.


Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Are you eligible to become a US citizen? In this FREE course, you will learn the US history, politics, and general government information needed to pass the USCIS naturalization test and interview.

Advanced English skills required.

Please bring a notebook/notepad and a pen with you.

Contact Julie Robinson at 816.701.3587 to register.

Meets in Room B, weekly.


Wednesday, September 14, 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.


Wednesday, September 14, 2016

As co-founder and partner in the Santa Monica, California-based architectural firm Moore, Ruble, Yudell, John Ruble has collaborated on a broad spectrum of residential, academic, cultural, and urban design work in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Included in that acclaimed portfolio: the U.S. Embassy in Berlin and comprehensive master plan for the University of Washington, Tacoma.


Thursday, September 15, 2016
(All day) @ Central Library

Cuban-born Jesse A. Fernández (1925–1986) lived intermittently in the U.S., Europe, and Latin America. With an extraordinary ability to connect with the expressive essence of each place, Fernández photographed the artists, performers, dancers and writers within the intellectual circles through which he moved.


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