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

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Local Westside beekeepers Ezekiel Amador and Patrick Dobson discuss the pleasures and challenges of raising bees in an urban environment. Following the presentation at the Ruiz Branch, attendees will walk over to Switzer Neighborhood Farm to see the hives.

Please do not wear perfume or cologne to the farm, as it attracts bees.

A hat is encouraged during the time at the farm.


Saturday, August 2, 2014

Eric Litwin’s Pete the Cat series has generated sales of 1.5 million books. Now, the children’s author is turning his attention to nuts – a new series of picture books, The Nuts, featuring daughter Hazel, son Wally, and mama Imma.

Litwin appears at the Library in conjunction with the release of Bedtime at the Nut House. A singer and entertainer as well as a writer, he delivers a fully interactive performance that also will highlight the beloved Pete the Cat. Appropriate for all ages.

Co-sponsored by Reading Reptile.


Sunday, August 3, 2014

Come to the North East Book Group each month to share your passion for books and join in on riveting book discussions.


Sunday, August 3, 2014
6:00pm @ Waldo Branch

Instead of the first Monday of the month, the mystery book group has moved to the first Sunday of August for a read it watch it event. The book and movie discussion will be "Strong Poison."


Monday, August 4, 2014

Central Library’s ESL classes are small, with excellent one-on-one
help in areas of conversation, pronunciation, grammar, math, and
American life. Classes are free and parking in the Library's garage is free for ESL students.


Monday, August 4, 2014
12:00pm @ Central Library

Please join us every weekday for Harvesters' Summer Meals for Kids. All youth ages 0-18 welcome.

Parking is free.


Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Central Library’s ESL classes are small, with excellent one-on-one
help in areas of conversation, pronunciation, grammar, math, and
American life. Classes are free and parking in the Library's garage is free for ESL students.

Please call Estelle Manning at 816.560.0135 for further information.


Tuesday, August 5, 2014
9:30am @ Plaza Branch

Learn more about getting around on your computer in this class, which will offer insights into hardware and software components and their uses. Call 816-701-3481 to register, or click here.


Tuesday, August 5, 2014
10:00am @ Westport Branch

“Chain Reaction” serves up solid science with a side of silliness.
Juggling balls become atoms and molecules. One thing leads to another
in a hilarious chain reaction machine created with audience volunteers.
Come enjoy this science adventure with Jay and Leslie Cady of
Laughing Matters!


Tuesday, August 5, 2014
11:00am @ Waldo Branch

Have you ever wanted to try yoga? Do you want a chance to get out from behind your desk and do something just for you? Try out our free yoga class at the library. This basic class is good for beginners and yoga lovers alike.