Friday, September 22, 2017

The Vietnam Voices KCPT Storybooth is touring the region collecting local stories, experiences, and thoughts related to the Vietnam War. During Big Read KC the booth will visit the Plaza Branch and Central Library, offering patrons an opportunity to share and record their own stories.

Friday, Sept. 22 to Thursday, Oct. 12
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

Saturday, Oct. 14 to Friday, Oct. 20
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
 
View a schedule of additional site visits across the region and watch select video contributions at veterans.kcpt.org.
 

Friday, September 22, 2017
(All day)
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Other

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

Friday, September 1, 2017
10:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

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

Friday, March 3, 2017
10:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

Teens! Join us every Friday afternoon for video games on the Xbox One and Wii! Games include Rocket League, Mine Craft, Call of Duty: Black Ops III, Naruto Ultimate Storm 4, Halo, Super Smash Bros, Mario Kart, Madden, NBA 2K, FIFA, and more! Open to 7th through 12th graders.

Friday, April 28, 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.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
3:30 pm
Audience: 
Kids
Teens
Activity Type: 
Other

Kids and Teens 18 and under, join us at the Waldo Branch for a free meal provided by Harvesters!

Thursday, September 14, 2017
4:00 pm
Audience: 
Kids
Teens
Activity Type: 
Other
Friday, September 22, 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

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, September 1, 2017
9:30 am to 10:30 am

Get fit fast with America s #1 walking system! Leslie Sansone's 2 Mile Brisk Walk-30 Minutes
This is an extension of the Walk On 1 class. Participants will follow Leslie's DVD in a 2 mile walking workout that builds strength, endurance and flexibility, while boosting energy levels and super-charging your upper and lower body. This class is free and open to the public.

Monday, September 26, 2016
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Computer Questions?

Get help on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. as well as Fridays from 3-5 p.m. at Plaza Branch.
Se habla español.

Drop-in, no appointment necessary.

Computers will be available or bring your own device.

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!
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Friday, June 23, 2017
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Encore Friday/A Big Read Featured Film

Mel Gibson stars in this movie from book, ("We Were Soldiers Once--and Young" by Harold G. Moore and Joseph L. Galloway), introducing a new tactic in fighting the war: dropping soldiers into battle zones via helicopters. In a raging battle at Ia Drang in 1965, Mel Gibson commands a company of soldiers against superior numbers of Vietcong.

Friday, September 22, 2017
12:00 pm
Film Rating: 
R — Restricted