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.

Saturday, September 17, 2016

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.


Saturday, September 17, 2016

Are you a fashion designer or manufacturer? Do you love Kansas City’s rich Garment District history? The nonprofit organization Rightfully Sewn goes inside the industry at its inaugural Fashion Forward event, examining the effective business practices behind a local enterprise that employed thousands and supplied the nation with high-quality clothing in its 20th-century heyday.


Saturday, September 17, 2016

Fifty years ago this month, on September 8, 1966, NBC launched a new science-fiction television series that would become one of the most revered franchises in American entertainment history. Star Trek generated five more TV series (with a sixth in the works) and three generations of films along with an array of books, games, and toys.


Sunday, September 18, 2016

President Truman’s American Housing Act of 1949 empowered cities to replace blighted structures with safe public housing, and soon was altered to allow the rezoning of cleared areas for commercial development. Along with legislation to expand the nation’s interstate highway system, it gave Kansas City leaders the tools to forever change the city’s landscape.


Monday, September 19, 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.


Monday, September 19, 2016

Are you eligible to become a US citizen? In this FREE course, you will improve your English speaking, reading, listening, and pronunciation skills. Practice and prepare for the USCIS naturalization test and interview

Beginning 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.


Monday, September 19, 2016
10:30am @ Waldo Branch

Come join the Kansas City Public Schools Parents as Teachers program for a time of interaction with your child and connection to other parents and caregivers from the community. There will be opportunities for play that support where your child is at developmentally as well as chances for interaction and friendship with other parents of young children. Parents as Teachers believes you are your child's first and most important teacher, so come ready to learn and play.


Monday, September 19, 2016
4:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Every Monday at the Plaza Library Teen Space! Learn how to play, take part in competitions, and build new creations on Minecraft Mondays. Ages 12-18.


Monday, September 19, 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.


Monday, September 19, 2016

Claude Monet intended his most famous series of paintings – of the water lilies in his garden at Giverny, France – as a means of “peaceful meditation.” But according to historian and best-selling author Ross King, they belied the great impressionist’s frustration in trying to capture the fugitive effects of light, water, and color.


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