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.

Friday, September 9, 2016

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!


Friday, September 9, 2016
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

It's never too early to read to your baby! We provide stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months of age.


Friday, September 9, 2016
12:00pm @ Waldo Branch

Peter Sellers returns as Inspector Clouseau in this hilarious romp as Sellers attempts to solve a murder case while having fallen in love with the prime suspect in "A Shot in the Dark." PG


Friday, September 9, 2016
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Craft activities for kids about apples, pumpkins, and sunflowers.


Saturday, September 10, 2016
(All day) @ Central Library

Efforts in Kansas City to combat blight and “renew” the city through redevelopment took off after World War II. But visionary ideas came at the expense of established neighborhoods, architectural landmarks, and sense of community.


Saturday, September 10, 2016
10:00am @ Waldo Branch

The Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) literacy program uses therapy animals to improve children's reading and communication skills. Join the R.E.A.D. team at the Waldo Branch on the second Saturday each month between September 2016 and April 2017 (excluding December and January) as children read the pooches some prose. Children may sign up for a 10-minute slot each Saturday. Parents must sign a release form before children will be allowed to read with a dog.


Saturday, September 10, 2016

Learn to speak conversational Spanish.


Saturday, September 10, 2016

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


Saturday, September 10, 2016

Saturday, September 10, 2016
10:30 a.m.
The Kansas City Public Library—Ruiz Branch
2017 W. Pennway St., Kansas City, MO 64108
FREE—Reservation Required

Join Christine Shuck, writer, artist, community educator, and owner of the Deadly Nightshade Farm, as she demonstrates how to make five different herb-infused butters that are easy to prepare and use as toppings, in baking applications, and even for the grill. Learn about the fresh herbs that you can grow, harvest, and use to accentuate your cooking in new and unique ways.


Saturday, September 10, 2016

Fifty years ago this month, on September 8, 1966, NBC launched a new science-fiction television series that would become one of the most revered franchises in American entertainment history. Star Trek generated five more TV series (with a sixth in the works) and three generations of films along with an array of books, games, and toys.


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