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

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.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

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

Thursday, September 1, 2016
10:00am @ Central Library

Are you eligible to become a US citizen? In this FREE course, you will learn the US history, politics, and general government information needed to pass the USCIS naturalization test and interview.

Advanced English skills required.

Please bring a notebook/notepad and a pen with you.

Contact Julie Robinson at 816.701.3587 to register.

Meets in Room 310, weekly.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Esta es una clase gratuita de inglés básico para hispanohablantes que consiste en el aprendizaje de la conversación, gramática, lectura, y escritura por actividades, ejercicios y juegos.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

This month, we will be discussing the book, The Aleppo Codex by Matti Friedman
Join us to discuss this title or your favorite book.

For further information, contact Amy Morris, Ruiz Branch Supervisor, at 816-701-3565, or

Friday, September 2, 2016

No matter what your limitations, maybe you can still reap the physical, mental and emotional benefits of exercise. This class is designed to give you a total body workout. Cardio, strength and flexibility exercises are all performed from a seated position.

Friday, September 2, 2016

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

Friday, September 2, 2016
12:00pm @ Waldo Branch

"Key Largo" is this month's film. It has all the conditions for a great drama. A hurricane, gangsters, an antihero and a beautiful girl. Starring Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Becall, Edward G. Robinson and Academy Award winning Claire Trevor as the boozy moll. 1939 B&W NR

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Location: City Market, 20 E 5th St.

Looking for some good reads, new music, or a movie or two to enjoy this summer and fall? On the first Saturday of the month from August through October, in the atrium north of Steamboat Arabia at the City Market, the Friends of the Kansas City Public Library are selling an array of books and other items for a mere $1 to $2. Choose from recently published hardback fiction, nonfiction, popular young adult, and audio books; soft-cover books for all ages; DVDs; and CDs. Some “special finds” are priced at $5 and up.

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Learn to speak conversational Spanish.

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Learn more about getting around on your computer in this class, which offers insights into hardware and software components.

Kansas City Public Library Beta