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

Monday, November 3, 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 is free to ESL students. Please call Estelle Manning at 816.560.0135 for further information.


Tuesday, November 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 is free for all ESL students. Please call Estelle Manning at 816.560.0135 for further information.


Tuesday, November 4, 2014
9:30am @ Plaza Branch

Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft Word and how to create letters and professional looking documents using this word processing program. Call 816-701-3481 to register, or click here.


Tuesday, November 4, 2014

In the Midnight Library, a little librarian helps all the animals find the perfect book. The library is always peaceful and quiet until one night when some squirrels, a wolf, and a tortoise stir up a little trouble. Luckily, the little librarian knows just how to turn a little trouble into a lot of fun.


Tuesday, November 4, 2014
10:00am @ Westport Branch

The 15th Annual Kansas City Storytelling Celebration offers folk tales, multicultural stories, and animal stories, songs, and rhymes.


Tuesday, November 4, 2014
5:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Learn sewing, machine safety, troubleshooting, and how to sew in a straight line. The basics of seams, stitches and bobbins will also be included. Finally, get your hands on a real pattern to learn symbols, cutting instructions and lots more.
The class is four weeks long and Sign up is required. Ages 12-18 Only!
Sign up at the Plaza Library Kid Corner Desk!


Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Caitlin Doughty is out to change the way we deal with dying.

Founder of the Order of the Good Death, a web forum promoting the open discussion of death, and host of the wry and popular web series Ask a Mortician, the 30-year-old Los Angeles funeral director sits down for a public conversation with Kaite Stover, the Library’s director of readers’ services, about U.S. attitudes toward death and death practices.

Doughty’s appearance coincides with the release of her first book, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory, both a witty memoir and an eye-opening examination of the American way of death. It was The Kansas City Star’s FYI Book Club selection in September.


Wednesday, November 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 is free for ESL students. Please call Estelle Manning at 816.560.0135 for further information.


Wednesday, November 5, 2014
9:30am @ Waldo Branch

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


Wednesday, November 5, 2014
10:30am @ Waldo Branch

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