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

Friday, May 29, 2015
10:30am @ Central Library

Emcee and vocalist Neil McIntyre (aka Mr. Kneel), comes to town with a blend of hip-hop and beatboxing that's both inspiring and fun.


Friday, May 29, 2015
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

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


Friday, May 29, 2015
5:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Looking for the perfect card to complete your deck? Stop by the plaza library and trade for the perfect card, then put your best deck to the test!


Friday, May 29, 2015

Coloradan Neil McIntyre—aka Mr. Kneel—delivers a blend of age-appropriate hip-hop and beatboxing that’s positive, inspiring, and most of all fun. Appropriate for all ages.


Saturday, May 30, 2015
8:00am @ Plaza Branch

Register online or at 816.701.3585.

FREE PARKING is available in the adjacent Library garage.

Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and Missouri in-service training clock hours will be granted for attending the Early Literacy Symposium.


Saturday, May 30, 2015

Learn to speak conversational Spanish.


Saturday, May 30, 2015

Swing by Central Every Saturday this Summer for CRAFTS@CENTRAL!

Did you know that clothes pins are not just for hanging clothes? They can also be used to make fun crafts! Drop by 1pm at Central Branch as we color, glue, draw, and create some fun new creations out of these traditional fasteners!

Parking is FREE!


Saturday, May 30, 2015

Orson Welles, born 100 years ago this month, would have left an indelible imprint on filmmaking if he’d stopped with Citizen Kane in 1941. But he would work more than four more decades, accruing 35 big-screen credits as a director and more than 100 as an actor before his death in 1985. Recall, or be introduced to, Welles’ genius with screenings of five of his films in May – curated by John Tibbetts, associate professor of film and media studies at the University of Kansas.

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


Saturday, May 30, 2015

Join us as we take a look at the oils given to the Christ child on his birth as well as many other oils used in ancient times. Learn of the important role that essential oils played in the lives of Biblical people. We'll learn how oils like Frankincense, Myrrh, Hyssop, Spikenard, and many others were used for spiritual and physical healing during ancient times and how these oils may still be used today. 
Camille Seever, Young Living
No registration is required
Call 816-701-3483
No oils will be sold at this program


Monday, June 1, 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.