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

All Library locations will be closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
2:00pm @ Waldo Branch

Come join us as we play board games and do a variety of crafts. Appropriate for all ages.


Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Enjoy a free healthy snack at the library. Snacks are reserved for youth ages 18 and under.


Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Opening a five-day series of Urban Grown events—culminating in the Urban Grown Tour of urban farms and community gardens on June 27-28—a panel of community leaders explores the past decade of urban agriculture and local food in Kansas City and what the future may hold. Kansas City Star food editor and restaurant critic Jill Wendholt Silva leads the discussion. Joining her are KC Councilman Scott Wagner, Assistant City Manager Kimiko Gilmore, Cultivate Kansas City co-founder and Executive Director Katherine Kelly, Ivanhoe neighborhood Health Initiatives
Manager Dina Newman, and organic farmer and food activist Brooke Salvaggio.

The reception is provided by Renee Kelly’s Harvest, The Farmhouse, and The Sundry, and beer is provided by Boulevard Brewing Company.


Thursday, June 25, 2015

ESL classes are small , with excellent one-on-one help in areas of conversation, pronunciation, grammar, math and American Life. Classes are free. Please call Estelle Manning at 816.560.0135 for more information.


Thursday, June 25, 2015
9:30am @ Plaza Branch

If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a storytime.


Thursday, June 25, 2015

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


Thursday, June 25, 2015
10:00am @ Westport Branch

The Paul Mesner Puppets presents a veggie wonderful love story about two avid gardeners, Okra and Romaine, who meet, marry and have a beautiful daughter named Rapunzel. An evil witch, who forced Romaine to promise that he would give up his first-born child many years before, returns to claim the lovely child for her own. Rapunzel is taken to live in a tower and her future looks bleak until the Prince arrives and Rapunzel hatches a plan to escape he evil captor and leaf happily ever alfalfa.


Thursday, June 25, 2015
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a storytime.


Thursday, June 25, 2015

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, June 25, 2015
2:00pm @ Waldo Branch

The Paul Mesner Puppets presents a veggie wonderful love story about two avid gardeners, Okra and Romaine, who meet, marry, and have a beautiful daughter named Rapunzel. An evil witch, who forced Romaine to promise that he would give up his first-born child many years before, returns to claim the lovely child for her own. Rapunzel is taken to live in a tower and her future looks bleak until the Prince arrives, and Rapunzel hatches a plan to escape her evil captor and leaf happily ever alfalfa.