Thursday, September 28, 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

No matter your limitations, 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.

Thursday, March 16, 2017
9:00 am
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Other

If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a storytime.

Thursday, March 2, 2017
9:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a storytime.

Thursday, March 2, 2017
10:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

Join us as we read and discuss great books. We will meet on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month, with discussion moderated by Shirl Maldonando.
July's book is the fictional work The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead.

Thursday, June 22, 2017
3:00 pm
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Books

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

Are you ready for a change? HIIT is designed to help participants achieve superior fat loss while maintaining muscle. This class alternates between short periods of cardio exercise with less intense recovery periods. You will improve your athletic capacity and condition, improve glucose metabolism and improve fat burning. Bring your own hand weights.

Thursday, March 16, 2017
6:00 pm
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Other
Book Group: 
Author: 
Sylvia Plath; Frances McCullough (Foreword by); Lois Ames (Notes by)
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Book Group: 
Author: 
Haruki Murakami; Philip Gabriel (Translator); Ted Goossen (Translator)
Thursday, September 28, 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

Learn basic vocabulary, grammar, and usage. Gain confidence in using English in your daily life.

Thursday, September 7, 2017
10:00 am to 11:30 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

Are living with a chronic disease, or do you live with or take care of someone living with a chronic disease? Join us for education, support, and resources to manage chronic disease. In this class, you'll learn to manage symptoms, eat healtheri, communicate more effectively, sleep better, develop a healthier lifestyle, and deal with stress, fear, and anxiety. Call Raquel Garcia at 816-404-3560 or Deitra Johnson at 816-701-3482 to register. Sponsored by Truman Medical Centers Wellness Connection.

Thursday, September 7, 2017
11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Learn basic vocabulary, grammar, and usage. Gain confidence in using English in your daily life.

Thursday, September 7, 2017
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

ABsolutely Amazing Abs goes beyond getting a flat belly or a six-pack of abs. There are several benefits associated with abdominal exercises. Attain better posture, increase flexibility in the lower back and improve digestion. Classes will begin with a dynamic stretching warm up. Participants will need to be able to perform floor exercises. Bring a mat.

Thursday, August 3, 2017
7:00 pm to 7:45 pm