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

All Library locations will be closed on Sunday, April 20, in observance of the Easter holiday.

Friday, May 9, 2014

Bring your little ones for a storytime with music and great books, followed by a fun activity for all to enjoy.


Friday, May 9, 2014

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!


Friday, May 9, 2014

42 - starring Chadwick Boseman and Harrison Ford

History was made in 1947, when Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball race barrier to become the first African American MLB player of the modern era. 42 tells the life story of Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey.

This 2013 movie is rated PG-13 and runs 128 minutes.

Come join us in the spacious Westport meeting room for a great movie and light snacks.


Friday, May 9, 2014

Need to give a presentation? This slide show program can help. Learn the basics of PowerPoint with this class. Call 701-3449 or click here to register.


Friday, May 9, 2014
5:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Looking for the perfect card to complete your deck? Stop by the plaza library and trade, then put your best deck to the test!


Friday, May 9, 2014

Enjoy a performance by the Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts Band! Here’s a chance to see what some of Kansas City’s talented youth have to offer.

Paseo Academy is a signature school in the Kansas City Public School District. Students with an interest in fine and performing arts audition for admission.

Appropriate for all ages.


Saturday, May 10, 2014
10:00am @ Westport Branch

Learn the basic functions of your computer such as using the mouse and keyboard. This class also offers insights into hardware and software components. Registration is required. Call 701-3488 to register.


Saturday, May 10, 2014

Learn what the Internet and your Internet browser can do for you!


Saturday, May 10, 2014

Film critics regard 1939 as the greatest year in Hollywood history, when more memorable movies were released than at any other time. Throughout 2014, the Kansas City Public Library recreates the movie going experience enjoyed by audiences 75 years earlier. Each week, the free series Hollywood’s Greatest Year will present a movie from 1939.

Figures from history come to life in May's lineup of Hollywood bio-pics.

In the Stanley H. Durwood Film Vault, Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.


Saturday, May 10, 2014

The Westport Historical Society and the Westport Branch Library present William (Bill) Bundschu: Abuse and Murder on the Frontier

Second Saturday Speaker Series, May 10th, 2014 @ 2:00pm
Westport Branch Library, 118 Westport Road
Speaker's reception follows at the Harris Kearney House, 40th & Baltimore

Title of Talk: "Abuse and Murder on the Frontier"