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

Thursday, August 13, 2015
6:00pm @ Plaza Branch

We'll discuss the book The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, play a fun memory game and chat about reading. Grab your book in the kids corner ahead of time, meet in the teen area and remember to sign up for summer reading!
Ages 11-17


Thursday, August 13, 2015

Former Library of Congress Chief Executive Officer Donald Scott discusses his new memoir Recipient of Grace.

Scott’s story begins as a poor black youth growing up in Hunnewell, Missouri, and concludes with his term as chief operating officer at the Library of Congress. In between, he recounts his service in the U.S. Army and the undercurrent of racial tensions.


Friday, August 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


Friday, August 14, 2015

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 14, 2015

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!


Friday, August 14, 2015
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

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


Friday, August 14, 2015
12:00pm @ Waldo Branch

This month's offering is "To Have and to Have Not" featuring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall in their first onscreen experience that would lead to more memorable movies together as they ratcheted up up the electricity. This thriller is filled with intrigue. A must see.


Friday, August 14, 2015
5:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Looking for the perfect card to complete your deck? Stop by the plaza library and trade for the perfect card, then put your best deck to the test!


Friday, August 14, 2015

Join us for an evening of interactive art!

Drawing is a fundamental skill that can—and should—be learned by all children. The Young Rembrandts® method teaches drawing while developing visual learning skills that give children ages 3 1/2 to 12 an academic advantage in the classroom.


Saturday, August 15, 2015

Learn to speak conversational Spanish.