Saturday, March 10, 2018

The Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) literacy program uses therapy animals to improve children's reading and education skills. Join the R.E.A.D. team at the Waldo Branch on the second Saturday each month between September 2017 and April 2018 (excluding December and January) as children read the pooches some prose. Children may sign up for a 10-minute slot each Saturday. Parents must sign a release form before children will be allowed to read with a dog.

Saturday, September 9, 2017
10:00 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Other

Experience a guided, beyond-the-bookshelves tour of the Central Library's unique spaces and rich history.

Interested in taking a tour of the Central Library? Space is limited and reservations are required. Contact Teresa Bolton, Central Library Manager, at teresabolton@kclibrary.org or 816.701.3747.

Saturday, January 13, 2018
11:00 am
Audience: 
Adults
Kids
Teens
Activity Type: 
Other

Join us the second Saturday of every month for adult crafts This program is appropriate for ages 18+. All supplies are provided by the library! This month: Shamrock Painting!

Saturday, March 10, 2018
2:00 pm
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Crafts

Stop by the Bluford Library every Saturday for a variety of board games, card games, and strategy and adventure games. Look through our board game collection, and suggest new games for us to get! Staff will be on hand to help you learn the rules and organize matches.

Saturday, January 20, 2018
2:00 pm
Audience: 
Teens
Activity Type: 
Other
Saturday, March 10, 2018

Representatives from Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will be on hand to assist with your federal and state (MO and KS) income tax returns.

Walk-ins only. The first to arrive will fill the available slots for the day at each location.

Mondays and Saturdays starting at 10:00 a.m.
Vault Level Multi-Purpose Room

*NOTE: On Saturday, March 3, this will take place in 3rd Floor Meeting Room 310.

 

This service is available to individuals making $60,000 per year or less.

Library staff are NOT tax experts.  All questions are to go through the IRS at 1-800-829-1040.

Before visiting a VITA volunteer, see Publication 3676-B for a list of services provided and check out the IRS What to Bring page to ensure you have all the required documents and information the volunteers will need to help you.

Please bring the following items:
  • Proof of identification (photo ID)
  • Social Security cards or an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter for you, your spouse and dependents (Proof of foreign status, if applying for an ITIN)
  • Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents
  • Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R,1099-Misc) from all employers
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
  • All 1095 Forms, Health Insurance Statements Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received
  • A copy of last year’s federal and state returns, if available
  • Direct deposit and/or banking information
  • Proof of daycare expenses with provider name, address and ID number
  • Copies of income transcripts from IRS and state, if applicable

To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms.

Monday, January 29, 2018
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Representatives from Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) will be on hand to assist with your federal and state (MO and KS) income tax returns.

Walk-ins only. The first to arrive will fill the available slots for the day at each location.
Mondays starting at 10:00 a.m.
*Library Closed President's Day, February 19
Tuesdays starting at 12:00 p.m.
Wednesdays starting at 10:00 a.m.
Thursdays starting at 10:00 a.m.
Saturdays starting at 10:00 a.m.


This service is available to individuals making $60,000 per year or less.

Library staff are NOT tax experts.  All questions are to go through the IRS at 1-800-829-1040.

Before visiting a VITA volunteer, see Publication 3676-B for a list of services provided and check out the IRS What to Bring page to ensure you have all the required documents and information the volunteers will need to help you.

Please bring the following items:
  • Proof of identification (photo ID)
  • Social Security cards or an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter for you, your spouse and dependents (Proof of foreign status, if applying for an ITIN)
  • Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents
  • Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R,1099-Misc) from all employers
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
  • All 1095 Forms, Health Insurance Statements Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received
  • A copy of last year’s federal and state returns, if available
  • Direct deposit and/or banking information
  • Proof of daycare expenses with provider name, address and ID number
  • Copies of income transcripts from IRS and state, if applicable

To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms.
Monday, January 29, 2018
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Nervous about your Naturalization Interview?

Get FREE help on Saturdays from 12-2 p.m. at Plaza.

Drop-in, no appointment necessary.

Volunteers now available to help you practice:
• Speaking English (eligibility interview based on N-400 form)
• Reading English (correctly read one out of three Naturalization Test sentences)
• Writing English (correctly write one out of three Naturalization Test sentences)
• 100 Civics Questions (correctly answer six out of ten randomly chosen USCIS questions)
• And so much more!

Saturday, February 17, 2018
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Nervous about your Naturalization Interview?

Get FREE help on Saturdays from 2-4 p.m. at Plaza.

Drop-in, no appointment necessary.

Volunteers now available to help you practice:
• Speaking English (eligibility interview based on N-400 form)
• Reading English (correctly read one out of three Naturalization Test sentences)
• Writing English (correctly write one out of three Naturalization Test sentences)
• 100 Civics Questions (correctly answer six out of ten randomly chosen USCIS questions)
• And so much more!

Saturday, January 27, 2018
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Movies That Mean Business Film Series
We live in a city noted for its entrepreneurial growth. Maybe you’re part of it. Maybe you’re ready to wade in. Or perhaps you’re simply enjoying the fruits of Kansas City’s business innovation and growth.

Saturday, March 10, 2018
1:30 pm
Film Rating: 
PG — Parental Guidance Suggested
Indie Lens Pop-Up
The latest installment of the Indie Lens Pop-Up film series spotlights Dolores Huerta, co-founder of the first farmworkers union with Cesar Chavez and one of the most defiant feminists of the 20th century. The Library and KCPT–Kansas City PBS screen the documentary Dolores, followed by a discussion.

 
The latest installment of the Indie Lens Pop-Up film series spotlights Dolores Huerta, co-founder of the first farmworkers union with Cesar Chavez and one of the most defiant feminists of the 20th century. The Library and KCPT–Kansas City PBS screen the documentary Dolores, followed by a discussion.
Saturday, March 10, 2018
Program: 
2:00 pm