Friday, February 22, 2019

Friday, September 7, 2018
10:30 am
Storytime

Come sing, dance, and play at Central Storytime every Friday at 10:30 am. Appropriate for ages 5 and younger.
Free all day parking at the children's floor desk with attendance!

Friday, February 1, 2019
10:30 am
Storytime

Preschool age kids (3-5) will enjoy stories, songs, and art in this fun storytime.

Friday, November 9, 2018
11:00 am
Storytime

Join us at the North-East branch for singing, dancing, stories and fun activities that activate your little one’s brain! Perfect for toddlers and preschoolers.
(Ages 0-5)

Friday, September 28, 2018
1:00 pm
Other

Come for a fun STEAM related activity every fourth Friday in the Children’s activity room. Ages 8-12.

Friday, February 22, 2019
3:00 pm
Crafts

Come to the library for an afternoon of printmaking fun! We’ll be designing abstract tile stamps from wood and foam to make unique prints. Make your own design and patterns or share your stamp with others to create a unique collage. We will also be collaborating by stamping our designs onto a large sheet of paper that will be on display in the children’s area of the library.

Friday, April 28, 2017
3:00 pm
Games

Teens! Join us every Friday afternoon for video games on the Xbox One and Wii! Games include Rocket League, Mine Craft, Call of Duty: Black Ops III, Naruto Ultimate Storm 4, Halo, Super Smash Bros, Mario Kart, Madden, NBA 2K, FIFA, and more! Open to 7th through 12th graders.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
3:30 pm

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

In class you will learn basic English skills: grammar, listening, speaking, pronunciation, reading, and conversation. No fee or books required.

For class announcements and updates, please follow the group's Facebook page

Contact Estelle at 816-560-0135 with questions.

Monday, January 7, 2019
9:00 am to 11:00 am

No matter what your limitations, maybe 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.

Friday, February 1, 2019
9:30 am to 10:30 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.
 

Friday, February 15, 2019
11:30 am to 1:30 pm

Are you interested in a tech career but have no experience?

Here is a great starting place.  And it's FREE!

Join us any Friday evening at Plaza Branch to get started with an introduction to computer coding course through a partnership with LaunchCode KC.

Work at your own pace. Work on the course anytime, from anywhere. You will register in the online course and our Discovery Mentors will be available every Friday to help you along and answer questions.

Completion of the Discovery Learning Program earns you priority consideration for the next level of courses which take place in-person at Rockhurst University starting in March. If you complete the second level, you are eligible for a paid internship with a local tech company!

No registration required. Just drop in and see us.

Friday, February 15, 2019
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Technology 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 ASK ME sign.

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


 
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Potpourri Friday

The fourth in the Thin Man series, William Powell stars as the famous sleuth Nick Charles, with Nora, his wife (Myrna Loy) close at hand, baby Nick, Jr. and faithful dog Asta. This time Nick finds himself in the middle of a racetrack murder investigation. Don't be fooled by his bumbling manner, he's on top of it. 1941, 97 minutes, B&W

Friday, February 22, 2019
12:00 pm
Film Rating: 
NR - Not Rated
Friday Night Family Fun

A professional entertainer for nearly a decade, Kansas City’s Martika Daniels delights audiences of all ages as a sword swallower, fire eater, and international woman of mystery. She makes her first visit to the Library.
 

Sword swallower, fire eater, and international woman of mystery Martika Daniels makes her first visit to the Library. For all ages.
Friday, February 22, 2019
Program: 
6:30 pm