Wednesday, September 27, 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

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

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
9:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

We provide stories and activities for children 12-24 months of age.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
9:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

Bring your little ones for a storytime with music and great books, followed by a fun activity for all to enjoy.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
10:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

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

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
10:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

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

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
10:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

Join us as we follow one of Leslie Sansone's walking videos to get the heart pumping and improve endurance. Exercise contributes to over-all health, including mood and concentration. Wear comfortable clothing and gym shoes.
Call 701-3489 to make a reservation.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
12:30 pm
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Other
Join us the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month for coffee tastings and pairings in the Central Library Coffee Shop.

Shanti offers a tasting at 1 p.m. and another one at 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
1:00 pm
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Other

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.

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

Learn how to connect everyday objects to computer programs as we create video game controllers from playdoh and more!

Ages 12-18.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
5:00 pm
Audience: 
Teens
Activity Type: 
Other
Wednesday, September 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

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

Keep you family safer by storing your gun responsibly in five easy steps from Moms Demand Action.

The Kansas City Police Department will hand out FREE gun locks.

The Be SMART campaign was created to reduce suicides and unintentional shootings that occur when children get ahold of an unsecured firearm.

www.besmartforkids.org 

 

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
2:00 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
Matthew Eck, H.C. Palmer, Whitney Terrell
Big Read KC
As part of the multi-library Big Read initiative revolving around The Things They Carried, Tim O’Brien’s seminal book about the Vietnam War, area novelists Matthew Eck and Whitney Terrell and poet H.C. Palmer share their wartime experiences and how they shaped their approaches to writing.
As part of the multi-library Big Read initiative revolving around The Things They Carried, Tim O’Brien’s seminal book about the Vietnam War, area novelists Matthew Eck and Whitney Terrell and poet H.C. Palmer share their wartime experiences and how they shaped their approaches to writing.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Program: 
6:30 pm