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

All Library locations will be closed on Monday, July 4, for Independence Day.

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.

Friday, July 29, 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.


Friday, July 29, 2016

No matter what your limitations, maybe you can still reap the physical, mental and emotional benefits of exercise. This class is designed to give you a total body workout. Cardio, strength and flexibility exercises are all performed from a seated position.


Friday, July 29, 2016
10:30am @ Central Library

Becoming an Olympian takes lots of planning and training. The Smile Olympics makes it high energy fun. Set to the music of the world, players participate in games to emphasize healthy habits in eating and exercise.

Parking is free!


Friday, July 29, 2016

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!


Friday, July 29, 2016

Mad Science of Greater Kansas City activates an interactive Rube Goldberg machine – an over-complicated contraption that uses a chain reaction to accomplish a very simple task. In this case, it’s to get you to open a book. Great for all ages!


Saturday, July 30, 2016

Learn to speak conversational Spanish.


Saturday, July 30, 2016

It’s the time when movie box office counts rise with the temperatures. The Library screens five films in July that not only reached summer blockbuster status – totaling nearly $1.3 billion in domestic ticket sales – but also rank the among all-time best big-screen offerings of the season, according to critics.


Sunday, July 31, 2016

From its early days as a cowtown – a jumping-off point to the West and shipping center for meat and wheat – Kansas City not only grew into a Midwest manufacturing and commercial hub. It also blossomed into a cultural center. During a time of rapid change in popular music, the sounds of military marches gave way in the city to syncopated ragtime and lively jazz.


Monday, August 1, 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.


Tuesday, August 2, 2016

You will be designated an area for your creations that can be a maximum of three rows thick and as wide as you need. Every week will feature a different mystery challenge to focus your energies. Will you be challenged to build a superhero themed character or your favorite snack item? Come and find out!


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