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.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

This month, we will be discussing the book, The Aleppo Codex by Matti Friedman
Join us to discuss this title or your favorite book.

For further information, contact Amy Morris, Ruiz Branch Supervisor, at 816-701-3565, or

Friday, September 2, 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

Friday, September 2, 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, September 2, 2016

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

Friday, September 2, 2016
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

It's never too early to read to your baby! We provide stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months of age.

Friday, September 2, 2016
12:00pm @ Waldo Branch

"Key Largo" is this month's film. It has all the conditions for a great drama. A hurricane, gangsters, an antihero and a beautiful girl. Starring Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Becall, Edward G. Robinson and Academy Award winning Claire Trevor as the boozy moll. 1939 B&W NR

Friday, September 2, 2016
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, September 2, 2016
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Kids of all ages are invited to accept a simple, but creative engineering challenge — what sort of structures can you build using just wood cubes, sticks, and plastic cups? Come and find out what you can do! For kids of all ages.

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Location: City Market, 20 E 5th St.

Looking for some good reads, new music, or a movie or two to enjoy this summer and fall? On the first Saturday of the month from August through October, in the atrium north of Steamboat Arabia at the City Market, the Friends of the Kansas City Public Library are selling an array of books and other items for a mere $1 to $2. Choose from recently published hardback fiction, nonfiction, popular young adult, and audio books; soft-cover books for all ages; DVDs; and CDs. Some “special finds” are priced at $5 and up.

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Learn to speak conversational Spanish.

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