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

All Library locations will be closed on Monday, September 5, for Labor Day.

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.

Saturday, August 27, 2016
(All day) @ Central Library

Sign of the Times: The Great American Political Poster, 1844-2012 showcases a sampling of rare, beautiful political posters from the past 170 years. The exhibit was adapted for travel by ExhibitsUSA, a program of Mid-America Arts Alliance.


Wednesday, August 31, 2016

In class you will learn basic English skills: reading, writing, and conversation. No fee or books required.


Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Are you job hunting and find that you need a resume or need to update one? Get help with content, formatting and job searching strategies from an expert in Microsoft Word and a business librarian.

Click here to register or call 816-701-3434.


Wednesday, August 31, 2016
5:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Teen craft night every Wednesday in the Plaza Library Teen Space! Join us for fun arts, crafts, and science experiments every week!


Wednesday, August 31, 2016
5:30pm @ Waldo Branch

Take advantage of a free way to complete your high school requirements. Meeting Mondays and Wednesdays. Call 816-418-7150 to register. Sponsored by the Kansas City School District.


Wednesday, August 31, 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 estellemanning@aol.com.


Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Are you eligible to become a US citizen? In this FREE course, you will learn the US history, politics, and general government information needed to pass the USCIS naturalization test and interview.

Advanced English skills required.

Please bring a notebook/notepad and a pen with you.

Contact Julie Robinson at 816.701.3587 to register.

Meets in Room B, weekly.


Wednesday, August 31, 2016

America’s longest war began with an Apache raid and kidnapping of an Arizona rancher’s 12-year-old stepson in 1861. It would last more than a quarter of a century, the government waging a campaign to confine the various Apache bands to reservations. Geronimo’s surrender in 1886 finally signaled an end to a ferocious struggle.


Thursday, September 1, 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 estellemanning@aol.com.


Thursday, September 1, 2016
9:30am @ Plaza Branch

If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a storytime.


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