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

All Library locations will be closed on Monday, May 30, for Memorial Day.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Coloring isn't just for kids anymore! Join us at the Westport Branch Library for a calming coloring environment just for grown ups. Some materials will be available for use, but bringing your own supplies is encouraged!

Wednesdays this Summer
June 22nd, July 13th, and August 24th
6:30pm-7:45pm
Westport Branch Library Meeting Room
118 Westport Road
Kansas City, MO 64111
816.701.3488


Thursday, July 14, 2016
2:00pm @ Waldo Branch

Award-winning Saint Louis kids' rocker, Babaloo, performs his one-man musical comedy act for children of all ages. Be ready for a high-energy, interactive, fun-filled experience at the Kansas City Public Library!


Thursday, July 14, 2016

Looking to volunteer at your library? Stop by and find out the many ways you can participate to gain the volunteer hours you might need to graduate. We'll collaborate together to plan teen events at the library. Meetings are approximately 1 hour 15 min in length.


Thursday, July 14, 2016

Get ready for NaNoWriMo in November with Camp NaNoWriMo in July! Join us for an hour-long write-in session for adults where you can write, do word sprints, compete with each other, talk about writing projects, and share ideas for NaNoWriMo in November.


Friday, July 15, 2016

Through storytelling and song, vocalist and cultural historian Brother John helps young audience members explore the history. Recommended for ages 5 and older.


Friday, July 15, 2016
1:00pm

Race down to the Central Library Third Fridays and Saturdays in June and July at 1pm for kids programs guaranteed to entertain and spark the imagination. Activities will include arts and crafts, games, challenges both mental and physical, and a little friendly competition. Ages 4-14.


Friday, July 15, 2016

Come enjoy some of your favorite online and board games at the Ruiz Branch on the third Friday of each month. Join your pals for a friendly game of LIFE, SORRY, Apples to Apples, or any other game in our collection. The computers will be available for online games as well.
For ages 12-18, and a parental permission form must be signed.


Friday, July 15, 2016
5:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Explore the world of Table Top Gaming! It's not just Monopoly anymore! The games are bigger, better and weirder! We will be playing Paranoia, Pandemic, King of Tokyo, Settlers of Catan and Small world. Game availability will vary depending on our game sponsors. If you have a great table top game at home please bring it and share it with new friends!


Friday, July 15, 2016

Doors open: 8 p.m. • Program: 8:45 p.m.

The Bard goes to boarding school in She’s the Man (PG-13, 75 min., 2006), a teenage Twelfth Night tale. Viola (Amanda Bynes) disguises herself as her twin brother to make the soccer team; but things get complicated as she falls for a teammate (Channing Tatum).


Saturday, July 16, 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.

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