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

Thursday, July 31, 2014
2:00pm @ Waldo Branch

Come watch the movie, Night at the Museum. Rated PG, 110 minutes.


Thursday, July 31, 2014

Do crazy science experiments and make explosive crafts! Something new each week!


Thursday, July 31, 2014

Don’t miss this opportunity to combine crafts with technology. At this second event, we’ll continue with our projects by sewing LED gadgets into the design to complete it. Sign-up is required. Contact the Trails West branch to reserve a spot (816.701.3483).


Thursday, July 31, 2014

Celebrate what would have been the 102nd birthday of Nobel Prize winner Milton Friedman as Mark Skousen relates stories from his long friendship with the economist and libertarian icon.

Friedman was the intellectual architect of the free market reforms of the post-World War II era who today is recognized as the father of the Chicago school of economics and libertarian philosophy. His book, Capitalism and Freedom, has sold well over half a million copies in English and been translated into 18 languages.

Skousen, a former CIA economist, has taught at Columbia Business School, Barnard College, and Columbia University and written for Forbes magazine. He is editor in chief of the Forecasts & Strategies newsletter.


Friday, August 1, 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 in the Library's garage is free for ESL students.


Friday, August 1, 2014
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

Preschool age kids (3-5) will enjoy stories, songs, and art in this fun storytime.


Friday, August 1, 2014

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!


Friday, August 1, 2014
12:00pm @ Westport Branch

Join the "Between the Lines" Book Group to discuss "A Lesson Before Dying" by Ernest Gaines.

From the author of A Gathering of Old Men and The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman comes a deep and compassionate novel. A young man who returns to 1940's Cajun country to teach visits a black youth on death row for a crime he didn't commit. Together they come to understand the heroism of resisting.


Friday, August 1, 2014
12:00pm @ Central Library

Please join us every weekday for Harvesters' Summer Meals for Kids. All youth ages 0-18 welcome.

Parking is free.


Friday, August 1, 2014
2:00pm @ Waldo Branch

Directed by John Ford, this Oscar winning 1939 film is considered by critics to be the film that made John Wayne a Hollywood star. Claire Trevor costars. Not rated.