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

All Kansas City Public Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27, and will remain closed all day Thursday, November 28, for Thanksgiving.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Do you have questions about how to use your Smartphone, Tablet, Laptop, E-Reader or other mobile technologies? Bring your device to our Open Lab and ask the expert! Room 311, Central Library
Questions? Email

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Make a Holiday Gingerbread House! For kids, teens, and families.

Friday, December 19, 2014

Central Library’s ESL classes are small, with excellent one-on-one help in areas of conversation, pronunciation, grammar, math, and American life.

Classes are free and parking is free for all ESL students.

Please call Estelle Manning at 816.560.0135 for further information.

Friday, December 19, 2014
10:00am @ Central Library

Santa Claus will be visiting the Central Library! This is a great opportunity for your little one to see the big guy up close and personal. Join us in Central Youth Services on the 2nd floor for stories, music, crafts and of course, the chance to visit with Santa.
Parking is Free!

Friday, December 19, 2014

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

Friday, December 19, 2014
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

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

Friday, December 19, 2014
2:00pm @ Waldo Branch

What holiday season would be complete without an overgrown lizard from prehistoric times stomping on a city? This remake of "Godzilla" is rated PG-13 for intense sequences of mayhem and destruction, but what would you expect from a mad monster!

Friday, December 19, 2014

Want to learn how to better navigate the vast World Wide Web? Come to Room 311 in the Central Library at 2pm on 12/19! Questions? Email

Friday, December 19, 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!

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Sign up for a free e-mail account and follow along with this tutorial that teaches the ins and outs of sending and receiving email, as well as how to organize your messages.