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

All Library locations will be closed on Monday, May 30, for Memorial Day.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Did you know that your public library offers free access to online music, ebooks, digital magazines, streaming movies, and more? Come and join us for an informative look at some of the digital library services that are available for free through the Kansas City Public Library. Feel free to bring your own electronic device but it is not required.

Click Here to register for the class.


Wednesday, June 1, 2016

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


Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Come hang out at the Southeast Branch and go head to head in all kinds of video games. XBOX One, XBOX360 and Wii are available plus various boardgames.


Wednesday, June 1, 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.


Wednesday, June 1, 2016
5:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Teen craft night every Wednesday in the Plaza Library Teen Space! Join us for fun arts, crafts, and science experiments every week!


Wednesday, June 1, 2016

His comedies, histories, and tragedies have been performed worldwide for more than 400 years, but William Shakespeare’s personal life remains something of a mystery. In a special installment of the unique, Emmy Award-winning series Meet the Past, the famed playwright – as portrayed by Kansas City actor Mark Robbins – sits down with Library Director Crosby Kemper III for a probing, public conversation about his life and celebrated body of work.The presentation will be recorded by KCPT-TV for later broadcast.


Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Join us in this three week session to learn basic American Sign Language.

These classes will meet Wednesdays June 1, 8, & 15 at 6:30pm.

Instructor Sharon Brady taught at Oregon School for the Deaf and is currently a sign language interpreter with Blue Springs School District. She has taught Baby Signs and ASL for 19 years.


Thursday, June 2, 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.


Thursday, June 2, 2016
9:30am @ Plaza Branch

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


Thursday, June 2, 2016

Come in and play your favorite Wii games with other adults. Have fun while getting some exercise at the same time!


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