Tuesday, October 30, 2018

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
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

Stories, songs, crafts, & lots of imagination. Children must attend with an adult.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
10:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

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

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
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
3:30 pm
Audience: 
Kids
Teens

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

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
3:30 pm
Audience: 
Kids
Teens

Come Join us every Monday-Wednesday from 4pm-7pm for open play board games.
We have games for all ages and encourage families to join.
Games Include: Chess, Checkers, Cards, Dice, Life, Risk, Uno, Rook, Connect Four, Chutes and Ladders, Backgammon, Boggle, Scrabble, Apples to Apples, Pictureka, and More!

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
4:00 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

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 Community Health Strategies and Innovation Department at 816-404-3560 or 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

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

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
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

DIY: SOCIAL MEDIA

We covered Facebook already but what else are you missing?

Nextdoor, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube...

Join us for the final course in the DIY: Build :Your Online Presence series as we explore what other social media platforms you could be using to promote your small business or nonprofit. What are the differences and is any of it worth your time?

In this course you will learn about social media, understand which accounts are relevant to your business, and get help getting started.

All are welcome but registration is required--space is limited.
 

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
11:00 am to 1:00 pm

COMPUTER QUESTIONS?

Get help on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-3 p.m. at Waldo Branch.

We're here to help with whatever technology questions you have:

· Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
· The internet and email
· Building a resume
· Recovering a password
· Building a website
· Broken computer or phone
· Settings on your computer or phone
· Downloading and uploading
· Filling out applications for a job, assistance benefits, healthcare, legal forms, taxes
· and so much more!
 
Drop-in, no appointment necessary. We have computers or bring your own device.

Just find us by looking for our sign:


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

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Get a jump start on Open Enrollment:
Understand Coverage Options through the Health Insurance Marketplace.
Discover your eligibility for Medicaid and Medicare
Create or update your account on www.healthcare.gov, so you are ready when Open Enrollment begins on November 1st.
No appointment is necessary--drop in for free, in-person help at the Kansas City Public Library and beat the rush before Open Enrollment ends on December 15th.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Come and join us for an informative Diabetes Self Management Class. Meet friends and have great conversation.
Space is limited

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Computer Questions?

We're here to help with whatever technology questions you have:

· Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
· The internet and email
· Building a resume
· Recovering a password
· Building a website
· Broken computer or phone
· Settings on your computer or phone
· Downloading and uploading
· Filling out applications for a job, assistance benefits, healthcare, legal forms, taxes
· and so much more!
 
Drop-in, no appointment necessary. We have computers or bring your own device.

Just find us by looking for our sign:


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


 
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
4:00 pm to 6:00 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
UMKC Cockefair Chair
Laura Kasischke, a renowned literary multi-talent who has won the National Book Critics Circle Award for her poetry and seen three of her novels adapted into feature films, discusses her craft and career in a conversation with Angela Elam of public radio’s New Letters on the Air.
 
Laura Kasischke, a renowned literary multi-talent who has won the National Book Critics Circle Award for her poetry and seen three of her novels adapted into feature films, discusses her craft and career in a conversation with Angela Elam of public radio’s New Letters on the Air.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Program: 
6:30 pm
Susan Orlean
In a discussion of The Library Book, her acclaimed account of most devastating library fire in our country’s history, author and longtime New Yorker writer Susan Orlean details the Los Angeles Public Library’s life and near-death in April 1986 – a calamity that stirred renewed appreciation for the crucial role that libraries play in all our lives.
 
In a discussion of The Library Book, her acclaimed account of most devastating library fire in our country’s history, author and longtime New Yorker writer Susan Orlean details the Los Angeles Public Library’s life and near-death in April 1986 – a calamity that stirred renewed appreciation for the crucial role that libraries play in all our lives.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Program: 
6:30 pm