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

Friday, August 8, 2014

If you don’t know anything about computers this class is for you. Learn the parts of a computer as well as how files work. The correct way to use a mouse will be explained. Call 701-3449 to register or click here.


Friday, August 8, 2014
2:00pm @ Waldo Branch

"The Long Long Trailer" starring Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, and Marjorie Main. An engaged couple dream about having a house, but end up with a trailer that leads to all kinds of mishaps and the comedy that goes with it. 1953, Not Rated.


Friday, August 8, 2014
5:00pm

Looking for the perfect card to complete your deck? Stop by the plaza library and trade, then put your best deck to the test!


Friday, August 8, 2014

In its second season, the Kansas City Opera Institute brings the most famous of the Mother Goose fairy tales, Puss in Boots, to the Library.

It’s the story of a young miller and his new pet, a remarkably smart and mischievous talking cat, which sets off to find his owner riches, romance, and true happiness. Appropriate for preschoolers and up.


Saturday, August 9, 2014
10:00am @ Westport Branch

Learn the basic functions of your computer such as using the mouse and keyboard. This class also offers insights into hardware and software components. Registration is required. Call 701-3488 to register.


Saturday, August 9, 2014

It's been a great summer and now it's time to celebrate! Join us for several hands-on, possibly messy activities that will be fun for the entire family. We'll also have games, prizes, and snacks.


Saturday, August 9, 2014

Learn what the Internet and your Internet browser can do for you!


Saturday, August 9, 2014

This spellbinding special event introduces children to the principles of air and pressure. Hot air balloons, vortex generators and even a hovercraft will help children understand the power of air.


Saturday, August 9, 2014

Film critics regard 1939 as the greatest year in Hollywood history, when more memorable movies were released than at any other time. Throughout 2014, the Kansas City Public Library recreates the movie going experience enjoyed by audiences 75 years earlier. Each week, the free series Hollywood’s Greatest Year will present a movie from 1939.

In the Stanley H. Durwood Film Vault, Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.


Saturday, August 9, 2014

The Westport Historical Society and the Westport Branch Library present Michael Dickey - "Sweat and Survival: The Impact of the Santa Fe Trade on Missouri's Economy"

Second Saturday Speaker Series, August 9th, 2014, 2:00pm
Westport Library, 118 Westport Road
Speaker’s reception follows at the Harris Kearney House, 40th & Baltimore

Title of Talk: "Sweat and Survival: The Impact of the Santa Fe Trade on Missouri's Economy"