Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Join us every Tuesday at 10 am for stories, songs, and plenty of time for play. We talk, sing, read, write and play every day, but Tuesdays are special. Parking is Free!

 
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
10:00 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

Parents and children will have the chance to connect and socialize with other families in the neighborhood. Children will enjoy a time of engaging in developmental play, while parents enjoy meaningful discussions with other parents over snacks. For pre-school-aged children and their caregivers.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018
10:00 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

KC Memory Cafe provides a safe place to learn and socialize for people living with dementia and their care partners. Memory Cafes offer opportunities to meet new people, explore new idea, and stay engaged in community.

Join us every third Tuesday at 10:30am for a wide range of guest speakers and activities. In August, we'll be joined by Nick Haines, who will share his insights and experiences as executive producer and news show host at KCPT.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
10:30 am
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Other

Talk, sing, write, and play with your little ones! For ages 0 - 5 and their caregivers.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
11:00 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

Got Old Electronics?
Recycle Them The Right Way!

Surplus Exchange will be at the Ruiz Library (2017 W. Pennway St.) on Tuesday, August 21, from 3-6 p.m.

Accepting: computers, laptops, phones, tables, cords, speakers, keyboards, mice, flat panel TVs, TVs & CRT monitors ($20), printers ($20), and other electronics

Contact Kelli Kelly at 816-786-2328 with any questions.

A complete list of items can be found at www.surplusexchange.org

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
3:00 pm
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

Explore the world of modern Tabletop Gaming! It's not just Monopoly anymore! The games are bigger, better and weirder! Come for fun, to meet new people and to face challenges that will test your problem solving and teamwork skills. Open 6th-12th graders. Games include Ticket to Ride, Betrayal at House on the Hill, Forbidden Island, Love Letter, Mysterium, King of Tokyo, and more!

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
5:00 pm
Audience: 
Teens
Activity Type: 
Games

This class involves a series of movements performed in a slow focused manner accompanied by deep breathing. Tai Chi is an excellent addition to any workout regimen as it has great physical and mental benefits.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
5:00 pm
Audience: 
Adults

High energy aerobics class with music and dance-inspired moves. Zumba® incorporates Salsa, Hip-Hop, Meringue, Break Dancing, Cha-Cha, Belly Dancing, Flamenco and more in a cardio format that makes exercising fun.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
6:00 pm
Audience: 
Adults

Punch and kick your way to good health. Fitness champion Nicki Jones will lead you through 10 to 12 rounds of punches, kicks and cardio exercise with this 45-minute workout.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
7:00 pm
Audience: 
Adults
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

Don't worry about the weather. Come walk a mile in the comfort of air conditioning. Participants will follow a walking routine that is modeled after the Leslie Sansone walking DVDs. This class is a gentle paced 1 mile beginner walk program. Participants will increase their heart rate with low impact moves no matter what the weather is like outside.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
10:00 am to 11:00 am

Come to this free class and learn how to safely use the internet to look up information, keep in touch with people, promote your business, find jobs, and so much more! Spaces are limited, so please call and make a reservation.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
1:00 pm to 2:00 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
Cinema Tuesday

Rebellion against injustice can take many forms: from satirical portrayals to being steadfast to sacrificing something important for what’s right. How will you rebel?

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
Three decades after the Empire's defeat, a new threat arises in the militant First Order. Stormtrooper defector Finn and the scavenger Rey are caught up in the Resistance's search for the missing Luke Skywalker.

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Film Rating: 
PG-13 — Parents Strongly Cautioned
Peter Edelman
In a discussion of his book Not a Crime to Be Poor: The Criminalization of Poverty in America, Georgetown University’s Peter Edelman details the need to reform a legal system that punishes the impoverished through impossibly high fees and fines for minor crimes – a la Ferguson, Missouri – and other onerous practices.
 
In a discussion of his book Not a Crime to Be Poor: The Criminalization of Poverty in America, Georgetown University’s Peter Edelman details the need to reform a legal system that punishes the impoverished through impossibly high fees and fines for minor crimes – a la Ferguson, Missouri – and other onerous practices.
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Reception: 
6 pm
Program: 
6:30 pm