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

All Library locations will be closed on Saturday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Swing by Central Every Saturday this Summer for CRAFTS@CENTRAL!

Everyone’s got a story inside, and we've got the paper to put it on! Come by Central Branch as we create, fold, and seal our very own storybooks! Bring your own photos and drawings if you want to add cool personal imagery to your storybook!

Parking is FREE!


Saturday, July 11, 2015

Beat the heat. Take in a series of Saturday afternoon movies that may (or may not) celebrate the virtues of man’s best friend.

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


Sunday, July 12, 2015

Play video games and board games with your friends. For kids and teens.


Sunday, July 12, 2015

Local author, educator, and historian William Worley discusses the New York Life Insurance Building (20 W. 9th St.). Regarded as Kansas City’s first skyscraper and its first building equipped with elevators, today it serves as the Catholic Center for the Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph.

The 2015 Kansas City Architecture Series examines how historic buildings in Kansas City’s downtown area have been repurposed and given new life.


Monday, July 13, 2015

ESL classes are small , with excellent one-on-one help in areas of conversation, pronunciation, grammar, math and American Life. Classes are free. Please call Estelle Manning at 816.560.0135 for more information


Monday, July 13, 2015

Join us as we watch a fun, family friendly movie. Bring your blankets and pillows! Children under the age of nine must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


Monday, July 13, 2015

Enjoy a free healthy snack at the library. Snacks are reserved for youth ages 18 and under.


Monday, July 13, 2015

Like to compete with your peers playing video games? We have XBOX360, Wii, XBOX One, and many games for you to play with your friends.


Tuesday, July 14, 2015

ESL classes are small , with excellent one-on-one help in areas of conversation, pronunciation, grammar, math and American Life. Classes are free. Please call Estelle Manning at 816.560.0135 for more information


Tuesday, July 14, 2015
9:30am @ Plaza Branch

Learn what the Internet and your Internet browser can do for you. This class focuses on the basics of online navigation and searching. Click here to register.