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.


Thursday, July 30, 2015
9:30am @ Plaza Branch

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


Thursday, July 30, 2015

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


Thursday, July 30, 2015
10:30am @ Central Library

Tommy Terrific is a big kid who shows up at your event to watch his Uncle Fumpernutter perform his magic show! When no one can find Uncle Fumpernutter, Tommy takes over! Unfortunately, Tommy has never done magic before, but with the help of the kids and the Magician's Handbook, everyone has a great time!

Appropriate for all ages.

Parking is free.


Thursday, July 30, 2015
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

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


Thursday, July 30, 2015
10:30am @ Westport Branch

Join us on Thursday mornings in July for cartoon summer fun! A short cartoon movie will be shown in the meeting room on select Thursdays in July at 10:30am.

July 2nd - Animaniacs
July 16th - Chip n' Dale Rescue Rangers
July 23 - Astro Boy
July 30 - Duck Tales


Thursday, July 30, 2015

A gathering of needleworks enthusiasts! This group meets every Thursday and works on all kinds of needlework projects (knitting, rug hooking, crochet, applique, needlepoint, embroidery, etc.) No instruction is provided. Just bring a project and have fun!


Thursday, July 30, 2015

In today’s world we are bombarded with information in many ways shapes and forms 24/7.
In this workshop students will explore the impact of media such as commercials, music and viral video. We will also discuss popular social media outlets such as Twitter and Facebook and how they impact popular culture. (This Workshop may be combined with the photography, video or graphic design workshops.)


Thursday, July 30, 2015
2:00pm @ Waldo Branch

Come join us as we watch the movie, Sky High, which is about teenage superheroes. It is rated PG and is 100 minutes long.