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

Saturday, September 5, 2015
(All day) @ Central Library

This new exhibit, in collaboration with the Consulate of Mexico in Kansas City, spotlights the colorful, evocative works of many of Mexico’s top illustrators of youth literature, including the winning and honorable-mention selections from the country’s 24th Catalogue of Illustrators of Children and Youth Publications contest.

Saturday, October 10, 2015
(All day) @ Central Library

Intimate Riot introduces the fictional aesthetic of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Based on Alice’s early published journeys, internationally recognized artist Peregrine Honig delivers a genre-crossing exhibit combining art objects, video, installation, and design alongside text from Lewis Carroll’s timeless classic.

Monday, October 12, 2015
(All day)


In partnership with Harvesters: The Community Food Network, the Kansas City Public Library announces its annual Food for Fines Week from October 12-18, 2015.

During this period, Library patrons are encouraged to bring undamaged and unexpired boxed or canned non-perishable food items to any Library location. Each single food item will be applied as a $1 credit toward the reduction of existing overdue fines.

Tuesday, October 13, 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

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
9:30am @ Plaza Branch

Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft Word and how to create letters and professional looking documents using this word processing program. Click here to register.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Come join us for thirty minutes of fun stories, songs, and learning activities!

Please note that the Library does not open until 10 a.m., but story time attendees will be allowed in early for the 9:30 a.m. program.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
10:00am @ Central Library

Join us every Tuesday on the second floor! It's a great time to talk, sing, read, write and play! All ages welcome.

Parking is free.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Tommy has worn out his parents and sister with his bouncing, clomping, and leaping but when they convince him to try tap dancing, he finds it the perfect outlet for his energy.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
10:00am @ Westport Branch

Come join us for lots of great stories, songs, fun learning activities and even a short movie - all geared for three and four-year-olds.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

In this 60-minute workshop, you will learn:

  • How to identify the components of a budget
  • Methods to gain a snapshot of your finances
  • Steps to implement everyday savings
  • New ways to set and achieve financial goals

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