Clubs & Activities: anytime, any location, all ages

All Library locations will be closed on Monday, July 4, for Independence Day.

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, July 22, 2016

Mad Science will bring to life an interactive Rube Goldberg Machine™ that will set off a series of hilarious chain reactions with a simple goal in mind: To open a book. What better way to inspire a child’s life-long adventure in the world of books and literature!

Appropriate for all ages.


Saturday, July 23, 2016

Let us be your guide into the exciting high fantasy world of Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition. We wish to introduce new and experienced players to the pen and paper role-playing games, show them how to get the most out of this hobby and meet local players.

What You'll Be Doing/Learning:

  • The rules of Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition.
  • Build fantastical characters.
  • Work within a group to defeat monsters and clear dungeons.
  • Run your own games as a Dungeon Master.
  • Apply basic painting techniques to character miniatures.

Saturday, July 23, 2016
1:30pm @ Waldo Branch

Kids Team up for Art! Local professional artists will team up with young artists to create a work of art to be displayed at our branch. Participation is FREE!! Kids 6-12 are welcome to attend.


Monday, July 25, 2016
4:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Every Monday at the Plaza Library Teen Space! Learn how to play, take part in competitions, and build new creations on Minecraft Mondays. Ages 12-18.


Tuesday, July 26, 2016
10:00am @ Central Library

Join us every Tuesday on the second floor. It's a great time to talk, sing, read, write and play! All ages welcome.
Parking is free.


Tuesday, July 26, 2016
10:00am @ Westport Branch

Kansas Citian Brian Wendling, a former International Jugglers Association team champion, combines astonishing juggling, comedy, and audience participation in an unforgettable, high-energy performance. Appropriate for all ages.


Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Create your own games and learn new ones! Something new each week!


Wednesday, July 27, 2016
10:30am @ Waldo Branch

Children ages 2-5 will enjoy stories, songs, and crafts.


Wednesday, July 27, 2016
5:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Teen craft night every Wednesday in the Plaza Library Teen Space! Join us for fun arts, crafts, and science experiments every week!


Thursday, July 28, 2016

Come in and play your favorite Wii games with other adults. Have fun while getting some exercise at the same time!


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