All Classes and Events

  • Learn how to put more money in the bank with the Women and Money series, made by women for women.

    Women and Money Series

    Join us for a free panel discussion and five-part series about finances developed by women for women of all ages and income levels.

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  • Meet the Author

    Bring your lunch!

    Mythology, cancer, war. Bring your lunch and join us to chat with authors about a variety of interesting topics throughout the fall!

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  • Parents and caregivers, the Library has lots of resources and programs to help you and your kids tackle everything from building early literacy skills to complex science research assignments.

    Programs for Parents

    Parents and caregivers, we know you're carrying quite the cargo when you're caring for kids! If you're at capacity and could use either a clone or a coffee, peruse our calendar of events for caregivers!

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  • Miroslav Volf

    Life Worth Living

    Miroslav Volf visits to help you discern and nurture desires that are truly worth having.

    Monday, Oct. 9
    6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

    Central Resource Library

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  • The Big Read

    The Big Read

    The Kansas City area’s six public libraries are joining together for the 2017 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Big Read, promoting community-wide reading and events around Tim O’Brien’s seminal book The Things They Carried.

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  • Without the constraint of historical provenance, viewers of the "unknown" objects in the Art of War - Gifts of Peace exhibit have the ability to create their own story or "truth." Join us as we create new stories and truths in Constructing Truth events.

    Constructing Truth

    Please join us as we create new stories and truths for “unknown” objects and host additional programs to explore Constructing Truth »

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  • The Library Lets Loose

    Festive Fundraiser!

    Groups, teachers, educators, librarians: We've got special discounts for you at The Library Lets Loose!

    Saturday, Oct. 14
    6 - 9 p.m.
    Central Resource Library

    Cocktail attire
    Find your special ticket price!

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The topic of September 26th's program will be credit reports. Understand how credit scores affect you. Learn what credit scores tell lenders, and find out how to improve your score. Presented by Anju Mishra, an HCCI Certified Credit Counseler.

This is part of a five-part Women & Money series developed by women for women of all ages and income levels. Offered in partnership with Housing and Credit...

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The topic of October 2nd's program will be spending plans. Understand your financial values and goals and participate in budgeting exercises. Facilitated by Anju Mishra, an HCCI Certified Credit Counseler.

This is part of a five-part Women & Money series developed by women for women of all ages and income levels. Offered in partnership with Housing and Credit Counseling Inc., topics discussed include...

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The topic of October 10th's program will be borrowing: including different types of loans and the cost of credit. Facilitated by Jennifer Cook, Deputy Director, Division of Consumer and Mortgage Lending, Office of the State Bank Commissioner of Kansas.

This is part of a five-part Women & Money series developed by women for women of all ages and income levels. Offered in partnership with Housing and...

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The topic of October 16th's program will be investing. You'll learn about your risk tolerance, how to choose a financial planner, fees, and protecting yourself against investment fraud. Facilitated by Shannon Santschi, Director of Investor Education and other staff from Kansas Securities Commission.

This is part of a five-part Women & Money series developed by women for women of all ages and income...

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The topic of October 24th's program will be life planning for your future and the future of the ones you love. You'll gain an understanding of DPA for financial decisions. Presented by Alexandra English, Staff Attorney, Kansas Legal Services.

This is part of a five-part Women & Money series developed by women for women of all ages and income levels. Offered in partnership with Housing and Credit...

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