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

Saturday, March 28, 2015
(All day) @ Central Library

Gabriella Polony Mountain’s generosity made the Library’s newest art gallery possible. Appropriately, as the gleaming exhibit space opens on the second floor of the downtown Central Library, her bold, colorful sculptures, mosaics, stained glass, repoussé, and weavings are the first to fill it.


Saturday, June 13, 2015
(All day) @ Central Library

This group exhibit, curated by Kansas City’s Plug Projects, features local and national artists who explore text and language as they related to both medium and content. Paintings, collages, and other images bridge the space between book and art object.


Friday, July 31, 2015
5:00pm @ Plaza Branch

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


Friday, July 31, 2015

Kansas City-born kid rocker Jim Cosgrove, one of America’s leading family entertainers, infuses his high-energy show with a message that resonates with everyone: Hang onto the wonder of youth and love yourself, your neighbor, and the earth. Appropriate for all ages.


Saturday, August 1, 2015
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 eighth annual City Market Summer Book Sale, from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. At the City Market, 400 Grand St. - North Walkway next to the Steamboat Arabia. For additional information, contact info@kclibraryfriends.org, or call 816.701.3468.


Saturday, August 1, 2015

Learn to speak conversational Spanish.


Saturday, August 1, 2015

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


Saturday, August 1, 2015

Professional chef and Kansas City Community Gardens volunteer, Sharon Goldstein, will demonstrate how to fix some favorite dishes in a new and healthy way. This event will include plenty of taste-testing and samples. Topics will include cooking produce from your garden, how to cook with herbs, and healthy eating on a budget.


Saturday, August 1, 2015

Swing by Central Every Saturday this Summer for CRAFTS@CENTRAL!

Today it’s time to make the scene! Stop by Crafts@Central and take fun photos over our very own drawn backgrounds! Photo yourself racing dolphins under the sea, or as an astronaut discovering a new planet! Come by today and leave with your Fun Photo in hand!

Parking is FREE!


Saturday, August 1, 2015

Hollywood has too often relegated Latino characters to stereotype: the bandido, the buffoon, the harlot, the Latin lover. Not so with the Library’s August film series, Latinos in Cinema.

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

This title is Rated R and is recommended for adult audiences only.