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

All Library locations will be closed on Monday, July 4, for Independence 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.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Are you trying to break in to the world of self publishing? Join us for a presentation from local author Dennis "D.C." Weiser, who has been self publishing online since 2005. Weiser will share his unique experiences from the field of self publishing, as well as talk about several of his own books and materials. Weiser's latest book, The Empire Recoils: The Darker Side of Patriarchy in Bram Stoker's DRACULA, is a work of non-fiction and is in the process of being published this summer.

Wednesday July 6th, 2016
Westport Branch Library


Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Kansas City’s Mark English was a top magazine illustrator for more than four decades, his work appearing in TIME, Sports Illustrated, Redbook, and The Atlantic Monthly, among other publications. The former Hallmark artist in residence also has designed 13 stamps for the U.S. Postal Service.


Thursday, July 7, 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, July 7, 2016

Come in and play your favorite Wii games with other adults. Have fun while getting some exercise at the same time!


Thursday, July 7, 2016

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


Thursday, July 7, 2016

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 7, 2016

In this 60-minute workshop, you will learn how to:

  • Identify the components of a budget
  • Take a snapshot of your finances
  • Implement everyday savings
  • Set and achieve financial goals

Thursday, July 7, 2016
2:00pm @ Waldo Branch

Come watch the movie, Shrek, with us. It is rated PG and is 90 minutes long.


Thursday, July 7, 2016

This course will teach participants how to walk and stretch safely, increase flexibility, and improve balance. Weekly incentives will be given to participants.
Join us to learn how walking can improve your fitness and help manage your arthritis pain.


Thursday, July 7, 2016

Come hang out at the Southeast Branch and go head to head in all kinds of video games. XBOX One, XBOX360 and Wii are available plus various boardgames.


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