Monday, March 25, 2019

Saturday, January 5, 2019
11:00 am

Experience a guided, beyond-the-bookshelves tour of the Central Library’s unique spaces and rich history.

Monday, March 25, 2019
12:00 pm

The Kansas City Percussion Group will perform at noon in Kirk Hall on Monday, March 25th. "Brown bag" your lunch, or purchase something in our Nine Muses' Cafe. Plenty of seating and table space to enjoy the music.
We are excited to continue our Monday Music in Kirk Hall series with this talented and dynamic music ensemble! Hope to see you there!

Monday, January 28, 2019
3:00 pm

Teens! Join us every Monday afternoon for video games on the Xbox One with , Madden, NBA 2K, available to play and the Xbox 360 for some old school games.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
3:00 pm

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

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
3:30 pm

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

Monday, March 4, 2019
4:00 pm

Stop in at the North-East Public Library for a healthy after-school snack and fun activity, craft, or game. In partnership with Harvesters, Kids Cafe will be every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday 4:00-5:00.

You must be ages 4-18 to receive a meal and the meal must be eaten in the kids cafe room.

Monday, January 14, 2019
4:00 pm

Please Join Us for a Healthy Free Snack Monday-Thursday from 4PM-5PM.

Monday, March 25, 2019
5:30 pm

Join us for the documentary "Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin". Who is Bayard Rustin? He shaped Martin Luther King Jr., brought Gandhi’s teachings to the American Civil Rights movement and organized the historic 1963 March on Washington. Bayard Rustin fought for peace, racial equality and economic justice. He was the principal organizer of the 1963 March on Washington, DC.

Monday, January 14, 2019
6:00 pm

Part science project, part art class, part book club, this Monday evening activity is for kids who are interested in exploring anything and everything STEAM related, especially writing, reading, science, and drawing.

Activities and book selections appropriate for
3rd-6th graders or 8-12 year olds

There's a pug playing a ukulele in this picture. You're missing out.
Monday, January 22, 2018
6:30 pm
Everyone is welcome, from beginners on up. We meet every 4th Monday.

Let’s play a little, chat a little and show off our cool ukuleles. 

Bring your uke and a favorite (easy) song to share.


***NOTE: All AARP tax appointment slots for the season are full. Please visit for a list of other local sites offering tax assistance.***

Representatives from AARP will be on hand to assist with your federal and state (MO and KS) income tax returns.

Appointments are available and must be made in person during tax preparation times through AARP.  Library staff cannot schedule appointments.

Mondays and Thursdays 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Waldo Library

*NOTE: The Library is closed on President's Day, February 18.

 This service is prioritized for seniors with low to moderate income.

Library staff are NOT tax experts.  All questions are to go through the Kansas City AARP 866-389-5627.

Before visiting an AARP volunteer, see Publication 3676-B for a list of services provided and check out the IRS What to Bring page to ensure you have all the required documents and information the volunteers will need to help you.

Please bring the following items:
  • Proof of identification (photo ID)
  • Social Security cards or an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter for you, your spouse and dependents (Proof of foreign status, if applying for an ITIN)
  • Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents
  • Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R,1099-Misc) from all employers
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
  • All 1095 Forms, Health Insurance Statements Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received
  • A copy of last year’s federal and state returns, if available
  • Direct deposit and/or banking information
  • Proof of daycare expenses with provider name, address and ID number
  • Copies of income transcripts from IRS and state, if applicable

To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms.

More information is available at

Monday, February 4, 2019
9:00 am to 1:00 pm

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

The MU Extension Office Presents Stay Strong, Stay Healthy. An evidence-based strength-training program designed for older adults. The eight-week program includes 16 exercise classes that meet twice weekly for one hour. Contact your Health and Wellness Librarian email or 816-701-3672

Monday, December 31, 2018
10:30 am to 11:30 am

We will learn 8 simple exercises designed to improve daily living. These moves will build strength, improve your balance, and your health. Everyone starts at a level that’s right for them! Adults over 55 are encouraged to join. Every Monday and Wednesday!

Monday, February 4, 2019
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Come join us every other Monday night for Free Line Dancing!
Come on out for a fun filled night with instructor Sally England
A line dance is a choreographed dance with a repeated sequence of steps in which a group of people dance in one or more lines or rows, all facing either each .
This class is free and open to the public. No registration is required.

Monday, March 25, 2019
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.

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

Contact Estelle at 816-560-0135 with questions.

Monday, January 14, 2019
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Monday Matinee: March Madness
Every Monday @ 1:00 PM
3/4     He Got Game (1998;R)
3/11  Uncle Drew (2018;PG-13)
3/18  Hoop Dreams (1994,PG-13 )
3/25  Love & Basketball (2000;PG-13)
Monday, March 4, 2019
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Film Rating: 
NR - Not Rated