All Classes and Events

  • 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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E.g., 11/23/2017
E.g., 11/23/2017

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Older preschoolers will enjoy this longer Storytime. Stories, songs, fingerplays and movement activities encourage pre-reading skills. Ages 3-6 and a caregiver. A 6 by 6 program.

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Meeting Room

Older preschoolers will enjoy this longer Storytime. Stories, songs, fingerplays and movement activities encourage pre-reading skills. Ages 3-6 and a caregiver. A 6 by 6 program.

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Meeting Room

Evening storytime is quality time for families and a languagelearning opportunity for kids. Participants enjoy a themed story night featuring a popular children’s picture book. Fun activities and crafts expand and reinforce the themes of the book. Ages 3-6 years and a caregiver. Fun for the whole family.

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Toddler Storytime
This 20-minute Storytime includes short stories, songs, fingerplays and movement activities to reinforce early language learning. Ages 2-3 and a caregiver. A 6 by 6 program.

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Baby Storytime
A lapsit program of songs, rhymes and movement for the very young. Introduce your little one to the sounds and rhythms of the spoken word and give them a head start on language learning. Birth to 24 months and a caregiver. Older Siblings welcome. A 6 by 6 program.

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Meeting Room

Older preschoolers will enjoy this longer Storytime. Stories, songs, fingerplays and movement activities encourage pre-reading skills. Ages 3-6 and a caregiver. A 6 by 6 program.

Continue reading »
Meeting Room

Older preschoolers will enjoy this longer Storytime. Stories, songs, fingerplays and movement activities encourage pre-reading skills. Ages 3-6 and a caregiver. A 6 by 6 program.

Continue reading »
Meeting Room

Evening storytime is quality time for families and a language-learning opportunity for kids. At this 6 by 6 program, participants enjoy a themed story night featuring a popular children's picture book. Fun activities and crafts expand and reinforce the themes of the book. Ages 3-6 years and a caregiver. Fun for the whole family.

Continue reading »

Meeting Room

Toddler Storytime
This 20-minute Storytime includes short stories, songs, fingerplays and movement activities to reinforce early language learning. Ages 2-3 and a caregiver. A 6 by 6 program.

Continue reading »

Meeting Room

Baby Storytime
A lapsit program of songs, rhymes and movement for the very young. Introduce your little one to the sounds and rhythms of the spoken word and give them a head start on language learning. Birth to 24 months and a caregiver. Older Siblings welcome. A 6 by 6 program.

Continue reading »

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