Wednesday, August 15, 2018

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

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
9:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime



Coffee and light snacks are generously provided by NourishKC.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
10:30 am
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, August 31, 2016
10:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

Come join us for stories, songs and an acitivity for all to enjoy!

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
10:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

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

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

Get fit fast with walking routines modeled after Leslie Sansone walking DVDs.
This is an extension of the Walk On 1 class. Participants will follow 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 from 3:30-5:30 pm at the Southeast 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 session? Appointments and more information available.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Computer Questions?

Get help on Wednesdays from 4-6 p.m. at Bluford 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 session? Appointments and more information available.
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

DON’T “FALL OFF” THIS FALL WEIGHT LOSS CHALLENGE!!

A twelve-week weight-loss competition sponsored by the Kansas City Public Library Westport Branch and conducted by NickiFit LLC. The challenge will begin on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 and end on Wednesday, October 17, 2018. Challenge participants will meet weekly at 6:00 PM at the Westport Branch Kansas City Public Library 118 Westport Rd Kansas City, MO 64111. Registration is required!! Online registration opens July 27, 2018 at www.nickifit.com. Those who pre-register online will be the first to weigh-in on August 1, 2018. Registration closes August 22, 2018. Paper registration is available at Kansas City Public Library Westport Branch. Prizes will be awarded to the top three individuals to lose the largest percentage of weight.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
6:00 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 RISE (rise@kclibrary.org) or clicking the link: https://goo.gl/qNFaog

Wednesday, May 23, 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

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

Seed Saving 101 Workshop
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
6:30 pm
The Kansas City Public Library—Ruiz Branch
2017 W. Pennway St., Kansas City, MO 64108
FREE—No Reservation Required

Learn the basics of seed saving with Dayna McDaniel of Seed Savers—KC . The workshop will cover the benefits of seed saving, relevant plant anatomy, plant selection and preparation techniques, and how to gather, clean, process, and store different types of seeds.

Admission is FREE. No reservation required.

Questions? Contact Amy Morris at 816-701-3565 or amymorris@kclibrary.org

Learn more about the gardening and planting resources available at the Ruiz Branch at kclibrary.org/seedlibrary.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Wednesday Matinee

This month we're celebrating adventure, from electrifying expeditions to science fiction favorites and everything in between. Join us at 1 PM on Wednesdays in the Vault to experience action-packed movies sure to have you at the edge of your seat. 

Men In Black (1997; PG-13)
Titular "men in black" Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith must work together to save the world from an alien plot in this sci-fi comedy.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Film Rating: 
PG-13 — Parents Strongly Cautioned
Anne Boyd Rioux
Approaching the 150th anniversary of the original release of Louisa May Alcott’s classic Little Women, author Anne Boyd Rioux joins the Library’s director of readers’ services, Kaite Stover, in a discussion of Rioux’s new book Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy: The Story of Little Women and Why It Still Matters.
 
Approaching the 150th anniversary of the original release of Louisa May Alcott’s classic Little Women, author Anne Boyd Rioux joins the Library’s director of readers’ services, Kaite Stover, in a discussion of Rioux’s new book Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy: The Story of Little Women and Why It Still Matters.
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Program: 
6:30 pm