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

Friday, August 1, 2014
12:00pm @ Westport Branch

Join the "Between the Lines" Book Group to discuss "A Lesson Before Dying" by Ernest Gaines.

From the author of A Gathering of Old Men and The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman comes a deep and compassionate novel. A young man who returns to 1940's Cajun country to teach visits a black youth on death row for a crime he didn't commit. Together they come to understand the heroism of resisting.


Friday, August 1, 2014
12:00pm @ Central Library

Please join us every weekday for Harvesters' Summer Meals for Kids. All youth ages 0-18 welcome.

Parking is free.


Friday, August 1, 2014
2:00pm @ Waldo Branch

Directed by John Ford, this Oscar winning 1939 film is considered by critics to be the film that made John Wayne a Hollywood star. Claire Trevor costars. Not rated.


Friday, August 1, 2014
5:00pm @ Plaza Branch

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


Friday, August 1, 2014

Kansas City-based kid rocker Jim Cosgrove returns to the Library with a high-energy, interactive show that will get the whole family swingin’.

Appropriate for all ages.


Saturday, August 2, 2014
9:00am

Location: City Market, 400 Grand St.

Join us on the first Saturday of every month (June–October) as the Friends of the Kansas City Public Library present the seventh annual City Market Summer Book Sales, from 9 a.m.–2 p.m.


Saturday, August 2, 2014

Learn more about getting around on your computer in this class, which offers insights into hardware and software components.


Saturday, August 2, 2014

Prepare to be amazed by Dr. Ron's Science Spectacular! Join in the fun with hands-on activities and experiments! Beware: This may get messy! Recommended for ages 3-12.


Saturday, August 2, 2014

Join us for a "beginner's" yoga workshop on Saturday August 2nd at the Westport Branch Library. What does yoga mean? Why do you need yoga? How do I yoga? Find out the answer to these questions, and more! Oh yeah, you will also be practicing yoga!


Saturday, August 2, 2014

Film critics regard 1939 as the greatest year in Hollywood history, when more memorable movies were released than at any other time. Throughout 2014, the Kansas City Public Library recreates the movie going experience enjoyed by audiences 75 years earlier. Each week, the free series Hollywood’s Greatest Year will present a movie from 1939.

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