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

Thursday, March 5, 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, March 5, 2015

This month, the Ruiz Readers Book Group will be discussing City of Thieves by David Benioff, a captivating novel about war, courage, survival -- and a remarkable friendship that ripples across a lifetime.

Join us to discuss City of Thieves or your favorite book.
For further information, contact Amy Morris, Ruiz Branch Supervisor, at 816-701-3565.


Friday, March 6, 2015

Come to the library for a special Dr. Seuss story time in honor of Read Across America Day! After the story time, there will be Dr. Seuss themed games and crafts.


Friday, March 6, 2015
12:00pm @ Westport Branch

Join the Between the Lines book group for a great discussion each month. This group meets on the first Friday of each month at 12:00pm in the Westport Branch Library Meeting Room. Contact the Westport Branch Library at 816.701.3488 for the group's current reading selection or to reserve your copy of the book!


Friday, March 6, 2015
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!


Friday, March 6, 2015

Eric Vaughn’s passion for magic started when he was 10 years old. He’s now one of the busiest magicians in the Midwest, keeping audiences laughing and scratching their heads at the same time with performances that are wacky, enthusiastic, interactive, and entertaining. Appropriate for all ages.


Saturday, March 7, 2015

Find out how to properly prune your fruit trees with Jim Pierce, Farm Outreach Worker with Lincoln University Cooperative Extension, and Lala Kumar, Regional Horticulture Specialist with the University of Missouri Extension at the Ruiz Seed Library workshop, Practical Pruning!

The session will begin with approximately an hour of classroom instruction at the library along with an excellent visual presentation. After a short break, participants will then move to the Westside Orchard across the street for some practical pruning practice.


Saturday, March 7, 2015

Learn to speak conversational Spanish.


Saturday, March 7, 2015

Learn more about getting around on your computer in this class, which offers insights into hardware and software components.


Saturday, March 7, 2015

The Library’s Winter Reading Program, this year featuring the theme Love on the Rocks, begins January 20, 2015, and continues through March 20, 2015. Pick up your Winter Reading booklet at your favorite Library location and be sure to check out these films about love gone wrong. This month’s focus: Wicked Love.

In the Stanley H. Durwood Film Vault, Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.