Wednesday, March 21, 2018

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

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
9:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime
This program is open to any and all library customers regardless of housing status. We meet on the 3rd floor.


February: Journey To New Life: Susan Roling
March: Coffee & Connections: Community Resource Fair
April: Footprints Inc: Rev. Michael Liimatta
May: VET Center: Michael Focke




Special thanks to Kansas City Community Kitchen for the coffee and pastries each month. 
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
10:30 am
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Other

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

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
10:30 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
Community Resource Fair featuring service providers from various social service sectors: Housing, Medical, Immunizations and STI/HIV  testing, Reentry, Food Assistance, Legal Aid, etc.

Event Location:
3rd Floor, Kauffman Grand Reading Room
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
10:30 am
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Other

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
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
4:00 pm
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Crafts

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.

Friday, February 2, 2018
9:00 am to 11:00 am

Nervous about your Naturalization Interview?

Get FREE help on Wednesdays from 10 a.m.-12 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!

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
10:00 am to 12:00 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.
Tuesdays starting at 2:00 p.m.
Wednesdays 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.
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
10:00 am to 5:30 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 3rd Wednesdays from 12-2 p.m. at Central, Room 413

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!

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

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

Nervous about your Naturalization Interview?

Get FREE help on Wednesdays from 1-3 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!

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

You can start on the road to better health with Stay Strong-Stay Healthy, an eight week strength training program offered by MU Extension. The evidence-based program is a series of simple, strength-building exercises that will improve balance, health and state of mind. It's not strenuous weight lifting, rather, everyone starts at a level that is right for them. No one is too inactive to participate. In fact, strength-building activities promote quality of life and independence, especially for adults over age 60

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Computer Questions?

Get help on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 6-8 p.m. at Plaza Branch.

We're here to help with whatever technology questions you have--from building a resume to building a website!

Drop-in, no appointment necessary.

We have computers or bring your own device.

Can't make it to the drop in sessions? Appointments and more information available.

 

Friday, December 8, 2017
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

English for Citizenship, Multi-purpose Room - Vault Level

This 12-week course will help English language learners:
- Learn more about the English language
- Be more confident speaking, listening, and interacting
- Practice conversational English
- Prepare for the citizenship process

Please register by emailing Jane Lee (janelee@kclibrary.org) or clicking the link: https://goo.gl/qNFaog

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
6:00 pm to 8:00 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.

Monday, February 5, 2018
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Weekly Matinee Open to All With Monthly Themes

Event Location: Durwood Film Vault

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Film Rating: 
NR - Not Rated