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

All Library locations will be closed on Monday, September 7th in observance of Labor Day.

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.


Friday, September 4, 2015

ESL classes are small , with excellent one-on-one help in areas of conversation, pronunciation, grammar, math and American Life. Classes are free. Please call Estelle Manning at 816.560.0135 for more information.


Friday, September 4, 2015

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 4, 2015
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

Preschool age kids (3-5) will enjoy stories, songs, and art in this fun storytime.


Friday, September 4, 2015

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!


Friday, September 4, 2015
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 4, 2015
12:00pm @ Waldo Branch

September's film is "Bad Day at Blackrock." This tense drama stars Spencer Tracy, who was nominated for Best Actor for his work in this 1955 film. Macreedy's (Tracy) mission in Blackrock is resisted by the town's thugs who don't want their dirty secret known. Co-starring Robert Ryan, Walter Brennan, Ernest Borgnine and Lee Marvin.


Friday, September 4, 2015

Join the Kansas City Keepers chapter of the Harry Potter Alliance in an evening of activities that are all about J.K. Rowling’s boy wizard. Appropriate for all ages.


Saturday, September 5, 2015
(All day) @ Central Library

This new exhibit, in collaboration with the Consulate of Mexico in Kansas City, spotlights the colorful, evocative works of many of Mexico’s top illustrators of youth literature, including the winning and honorable-mention selections from the country’s 24th Catalogue of Illustrators of Children and Youth Publications contest.


Saturday, September 5, 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.


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