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

All Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, December 24 and remain closed on Thursday, December 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday.

Sunday, January 11, 2015

The annual Searching the Psyche Through Cinema film series returns in January and February with screenings of movies starring the late Academy Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman. A discussion featuring experts in cinema and psychoanalysis follows each screening.

Hoffman won a best-actor Oscar for his brilliantly layered portrayal of author and social gadfly Truman Capote. Post-screening discussion led by psychoanalyst David Donovan and Tom Poe, associate professor of film and media arts at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.


Sunday, January 11, 2015

Drop by between 2 - 4 p.m. to play video games and board games! For kids and teens.


Tuesday, January 13, 2015
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, January 13, 2015

Each time a girl visits a bear in a zoo, she listens to his tale of the vast and wondrous Land of the Bears, his home that he will never see again.


Tuesday, January 13, 2015
10:00am @ Central Library

Join us every Tuesday on the second floor! It's a great time to talk, sing, read, write and play! All ages welcome.

Parking is free.


Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Oh My Teen discusses The Eye of Minds by James Dashner. Oh My Teen book group is a program for teens that meets the second Tuesday of every month at the Trails West branch. Copies are available for request or checkout at the branch library.


Tuesday, January 13, 2015

This group will discuss books and work on quilting projects. Beginners are welcome!


Wednesday, January 14, 2015
9:30am @ Waldo Branch

We provide stories and activities for children 12-24 months of age.


Wednesday, January 14, 2015
10:30am @ Waldo Branch

Children ages 2-5 will enjoy stories, songs, and crafts.


Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Come and celebrate your favorite series! We will read from the book, craft and play games. Ages 8-12.