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

All Library locations will be closed on Monday, February 15 in observance of Presidents' Day.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016
10:00am @ Westport Branch

Come join us for lots of great stories, songs, fun learning activities and even a short movie - all geared for three and four-year-olds.


Tuesday, March 1, 2016
1:15pm @ Waldo Branch

Bring your mat and spend an hour stretching and relaxing in a meditative environment. This class is for everyone, from beginners to those who have been doing yoga for a long time.


Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Prepare for the fight of your life! At our weekly meetings we will develop an adventure where your character can decimate your enemies, heal your allies (or not), and live dangerously as you venture further within the Dungeons and Dragons' World.


Tuesday, March 1, 2016

The latest installment of Meet the Past with Crosby Kemper III spotlights two of the Midwest’s greatest artists, Kansas City’s Thomas Hart Benton and Iowan Grant Wood, painter of the iconic American Gothic.

Kemper, the Library’s director, holds a public conversation with Benton and Wood as respectively portrayed by veteran actor Robert Gibby Brand and the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival’s Matt Rapport. The event is co-presented by the Lyric Opera of Kansas City in conjunction with its production of The Elixir of Love later in March. Taking inspiration from Benton for its costumes, and from Wood for scenery, the Lyric resets Gaetano Donizetti’s sentimental comedy in early 20th-century America.


Wednesday, March 2, 2016
9:30am @ Waldo Branch

We provide stories and activities for children 12-24 months of age.


Wednesday, March 2, 2016
10:30am @ Waldo Branch

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


Wednesday, March 2, 2016
5:00pm @ 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.


Thursday, March 3, 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, March 3, 2016

Share your inner otaku by meeting other anime and manga fans while watching some of the most popular anime on Crunchyroll.


Thursday, March 3, 2016

Everyone has a reason to kill Lady Katheter DeVane, but only one guest at William Sheepsheare’s Twelfth Night party could have done it. Take on one of the many comic roles (no acting experience necessary) for an afternoon of murder, mayhem, quips, and quotes in high Shakespearean style.


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