Thursday, September 27, 2018

No matter your limitations, we hope 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, May 24, 2018
9:00 am
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Other

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

Thursday, September 1, 2016
9:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

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

Thursday, September 1, 2016
10:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime
Thursday, June 14, 2018
1:00 pm
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Crafts

TeenCafe provides free, nutritious meals for any child ages 1 to 18 at after-school at the Southeast Kansas City Public Library.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
3:00 pm
Audience: 
Teens
Activity Type: 
Other

Join us the second and fourth Thursday of each month to read and discuss a wide variety of books.

Thursday, September 27, 2018
3:00 pm
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Books

Join us as we build and create with Lego bricks. Work toward a construction goal on your own or with a group. Appropriate for ages 5-12. Duplo blocks will be available for younger kids.

Thursday, January 18, 2018
3:30 pm
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Other

Enjoy a free healthy snack at the library. Snacks are reserved for youth ages 18 and under.

Thursday, September 6, 2018
3:30 pm
Audience: 
Kids
Teens

Want to learn new recipes and eat what you've created? Then stop by the Plaza Library every Thursday in September and learn cooking skills from the University of Missouri Extension - Jackson County!

Thursday, September 6, 2018
4:00 pm
Audience: 
Teens
Activity Type: 
Other

Come play the Wii, the Xbox, the Playstation, and more! This event is appropriate for ages 10-18.

Thursday, September 27, 2018
4:00 pm
Audience: 
Kids
Teens
Activity Type: 
Games

Our friends from Truman Medical Centers, UMKC, and NickiFit have joined forces to bring the ultimate weight loss challenge to our library! Join us for an amazing weight loss challenge that includes free workout classes, health screenings, weekly guest speakers and prizes! Stop by Tuesday or Thursday evenings to participate and become eligible to win a Fitbit, $100 gift card, and more! For more information call TMC's Kael Martin at 816.404.2507 or email Kael.Martin@tmcmed.org.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
5:00 pm
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Other

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.

Thursday, August 16, 2018
6:00 pm
Audience: 
Adults

The Plaza Library invites you to a community conversation about legalizing marijuana. As the push for legalization spreads across the US, a different conversation emerges around marijuana.
Lets Talk!

Thursday, September 27, 2018
6:00 pm
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Other

Travel the world through the eyes of authors whose work was written in their native language, and translated to English. Book Group, meets every fourth Thursday at 6:30 PM.

Thursday, June 28, 2018
6:30 pm
Audience: 
Adults

This high intensity interval training (HIIT) will get you sweating and moving. Get the maximum benefits of exercise with this 45-minute workout.

Thursday, August 16, 2018
7:00 pm
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Other

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 2mile beginner walk program. Participants will increase their heart rate with low impact moves no matter what the weather is like outside.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
9:00 am to 10:00 am

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
We Speak KC is a conversational English class for beginning to intermediate English language learners. We will discuss talking to your doctor, your children's teachers, your landlord, and more! Sign up here

Contact the Refugee & Immigrant Services and Empowerment team by email at rise@kclibrary.org or by phone at 816.701.3766 for more information.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
10:00 am to 11:30 am

Get answers to your questions about:

*Microsoft Word or Excel
*the internet
*email
*formatting a resume
*online applications
*syncing your smartphone
*and so much more!

Can't make it to a drop in session? See staff or call 816-701-3606 to make an appointment!

Thursday, September 27, 2018
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Computer Questions?

Get help on Thursdays from 6-8 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.

 

Thursday, March 8, 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

Let go of who you think you are and embrace who you’re supposed to be! The Kansas City Public Library has partnered with two leaders from The Open Table Garrett Brown and Tony Beyer. The two will facilitate a series of four workshops based on Dr. Brené Brown's book, “Braving the Wilderness". Join us for a FREE deeply collaborative workshop experience exploring Dr. Brene Brown’s themes of vulnerability, living authentically, and the search for true belonging.

Questions, Contact : Amanda Landayan the Health & Wellness Librarin at (816)-701-3672 or amandalandayan@kclibrary.org

Materials: Please bring a journal or notebook and something to write with.

Thursday, September 27, 2018
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Free 6 week course instructed by Cindy Newland and her team from Functional Fitness. Participants are encouraged to bring their own mat and towels. No registration is required.

Thursday, September 6, 2018
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Septime Webre, Devon Carney
Acclaimed choreographer Septime Webre, who created and choreographs the Kansas City Ballet’s upcoming production of The Wizard of Oz, headlines a discussion of the imaginative adaptation of the beloved book and 1939 film. Among those joining him: KC Ballet Artistic Director Devon Carney.
 
Acclaimed choreographer Septime Webre, who created and choreographs the Kansas City Ballet’s upcoming production of The Wizard of Oz, headlines a discussion of the imaginative adaptation of the beloved book and 1939 film. Among those joining him: KC Ballet Artistic Director Devon Carney.
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Program: 
6:30 pm