Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Come join us for thirty minutes of fun stories, songs, and learning activities!

Please note that the Library does not open until 10 a.m., but story time attendees will be allowed in early for the 9:30 a.m. program.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017
9:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

In text and pictures, this book tells us how much better the world would be if kids were allowed to run the world.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
10:00 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

Join us every Tuesday at 10 am for stories, songs, and plenty of time for play. We talk, sing, read, write and play every day, but Tuesdays are special. Parking is Free!

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
10:00 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

Come join us for lots of great stories, songs, fun learning activities and even a short movie - all geared for three and four-year-olds.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017
10:00 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

Bring in your little ones for our weekly Tuesday storytime at the Lucile H. Bluford Branch! You can be sure to expect stories, songs, crafts & lots of imagination. Children must attend with an adult.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
10:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

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

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
2:00 pm
Audience: 
Kids
Teens
Activity Type: 
Other

This group meets every fourth Tuesday of the month at the Mt. Washington Senior Apartments, located at 570 S. Evanston in Independence, Mo. Books provided by the Sugar Creek branch of the Kansas City Public Library, with discussions moderated by Mary Roberson.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
2:30 pm
Audience: 
Adults

PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360 game consoles are available to play and engage in competitions with your friends. You may also bring your own games or game console. Drop by anytime for some video game fun.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
3:00 pm
Audience: 
Teens
Activity Type: 
Games

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

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
3:30 pm
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Other

Kids and teens are often hungry after school. Come get a healthy snack at Waldo Monday through Friday. Meals provided by Harvesters. For school aged kids.

Friday, September 16, 2016
4:00 pm
Audience: 
Kids
Teens
Activity Type: 
Other

This high intensity interval training (HIIT) will get you sweating and moving. Get the maximum benefits of exercise with this 45-minute workout.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
5:00 pm
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Other

Explore the world of modern Tabletop Gaming! It's not just Monopoly anymore! The games are bigger, better and weirder! Come for fun, to meet new people and to face challenges that will test your problem solving and teamwork skills. Open 6th-12th graders. Games include Ticket to Ride, Betrayal at House on the Hill, Forbidden Island, Love Letter, Mysterium, King of Tokyo, and more!

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
5:00 pm
Audience: 
Teens
Activity Type: 
Games

Join us for building challenges for all ages! We will have wooden blocks, foam blocks, Legos, Duplo blocks, connector sets, and all kinds of building materials. Work toward a construction goal on your own or with a group!

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
5:00 pm
Audience: 
Kids
Teens
Activity Type: 
Games

Punch and kick you way to good health. Fitness champion Nicki Jones will lead you through 10 to 12 rounds of punches, kicks, and cardio exercise that will leave you feeling invigorated and powerful.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
6:00 pm
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Other
Book Group: 
Author: 
Paul Beatty
Tuesday, June 27, 2017

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

Thursday, January 5, 2017
9:00 am to 11:00 am

Don't worry about the weather. Come walk a mile in the comfort of air conditioning. Participants will follow Leslie Sansone DVD's to start their weight loss journey with a gentle paced 1 mile beginner walk program. Participants will increase their heart rate with low impact moves.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
10:00 am to 11:00 am

Learn what your internet browser can do for you! This class concentrates on the basics of email and navigating the web.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Computer Questions?

Get help on Tuesdays and  Thursdays from 1-3 p.m. at Waldo Branch. 
 
Drop-in, no appointment necessary.

Computers will be available or bring your own.
 
Tech Coaches now available to answer your questions about:
  • Microsoft Word or Excel
  • the internet
  • email
  • formatting a resume
  • online applications
  • syncing your smartphone
  • and so much more!
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

In class you will learn basic English skills: grammar, listening, speaking, pronunciation, reading, and conversation. No fee or books required.

Contact Estelle at 816-560-0135 with questions.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Come learn the basic US history information, review USCIS's 100 Questions, and practice the citizenship exam/interview in this FREE course!! Advanced English skills preferred. All you need is a notebook and a pen - choose the class time that works best for you!

Tuesdays | May 2nd - July 11th | 6pm – 8pm | Room 312
Central Library, 14 W. 10th Street

Saturdays | May 6th - July 8th | 10am – Noon | Room B
North-East Branch, 6000 Wilson Road

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Feel like an end-of-the-day workout in a unique, open-air setting? Relax and rejuvenate your mind, body, and spirit with an hour of yoga on the downtown Central Library’s Rooftop Terrace.
 
Lauren Leduc, founder and teacher at Kansas City’s Karma Tribe Yoga, leads a relaxing, rejuvenating session on the Rooftop Terrace. It’s suitable for all skill levels.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Program: 
6:00 pm
Event at Capacity
RSVP Required