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, August 4, 2016

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


Thursday, August 4, 2016
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a storytime.


Thursday, August 4, 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!


Friday, August 5, 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, August 5, 2016

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!


Friday, August 5, 2016
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

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


Friday, August 5, 2016
12:00pm @ Waldo Branch

This month's offering is Alfred Hitchcock's masterpiece "Vertigo." Starring James Stewart and Kim Novak, this thriller takes the viewer on a tense voyage of self discovery as a detective suffering from acrophobia unravels a criminal plot. 1958


Friday, August 5, 2016
12:00pm @ Westport Branch

Join the Between the Lines book group for a great discussion each month. This group meets on the first Friday of each month at 12:00pm in the Westport Branch Library Meeting Room. Contact the Westport Branch Library at 816.701.3488 for the group's current reading selection or to reserve your copy of the book!


Friday, August 5, 2016

Begin your First Friday outing at the Central Library with visits to our two galleries, live music, refreshments, and more during an open house showcasing some of the building's unique spaces.


Friday, August 5, 2016

After five weeks of drama classes, participants in the Young Actors Workshop need an audience.

Enjoy comedic and dramatic performances by youth ages 3-17 taught by theatre instructor John Mulvey, who holds a Bachelor of Theatre Arts degree from Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas.

All ages.


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