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

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.

Wednesday, August 3, 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!


Saturday, August 6, 2016

Join us on Saturday August 6th at 2:00pm at the Westport Branch Library, where local author W. A. Vega will present and answer questions about her book, Extraordinary Gifts. Ms. Vega is a motivational speaker at heart, and will aim to inspire, encourage guests to dream big, and also to follow those dreams regardless of obstacles.

Tapping into society's moral conflicts, author W. A. Vega takes readers on a disturbing ride in her book Extraordinary Gifts, where religion, politics, and ethics collide into a frenzy of deceitful cover up.

Saturday August 6th, 2:00pm


Monday, August 8, 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.


Monday, August 8, 2016
4:30pm @ Waldo Branch

This free educational program explains Medicare in plain English. Tailor-made for those who will be turning 65 within the next few months. Reservations are not necessary, but a courtesy call will help with planning. 816-812-6507.


Tuesday, August 9, 2016
1:15pm @ Waldo Branch

Bring your mat and spend an hour stretching and relaxing in a meditative environment. This class is for everyone, from beginners to those who have been doing yoga for a long time.


Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Your monster slaying abilities will be put to the ultimate test, as you attempt to fight your way to earn fame. In doing so, you will have to decide: do you want a saddle? Will you craft or buy your items?

These decisions are yours to make, so choose wisely and get ready to shoot chop and slice your way through to THE END. May the odds be ever in your favor!


Wednesday, August 10, 2016

In this 60-minute workshop, you will learn how to:

  • What is a payday loan?
  • Identifying the types of payday loans
  • State payday loan laws
  • Payday loan alternatives

Wednesday, August 10, 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!


Saturday, August 13, 2016

Let us be your guide into the exciting high fantasy world of Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition. We wish to introduce new and experienced players to the pen and paper role-playing games, show them how to get the most out of this hobby and meet local players.

What You'll Be Doing/Learning:

  • The rules of Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition.
  • Build fantastical characters.
  • Work within a group to defeat monsters and clear dungeons.
  • Run your own games as a Dungeon Master.
  • Apply basic painting techniques to character miniatures.

Monday, August 15, 2016
10:30am @ Waldo Branch

Come join the Kansas City Public Schools Parents as Teachers program for a time of interaction with your child and connection to other parents and caregivers from the community. There will be opportunities for play that support where your child is at developmentally as well as chances for interaction and friendship with other parents of young children. Parents as Teachers believes you are your child's first and most important teacher, so come ready to learn and play.


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