All Classes and Events

E.g., 04/21/2019
E.g., 04/21/2019

Calling all Jedi, Star Wars is coming to the Library. Join us and we can hone our Jedi skills together, through games, crafts and Star Wars-themed treats. Come dressed as your favorite Star Wars characters. The resistance needs you! Ages 5-12.

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The Young Adult Literary Council – formerly known as YAAC – is our group of teen Library consultants. We meet monthly to share favorite books, review titles for the Library website and participate in fun activities. You can meet new people, have a snack and receive volunteer credit hours for your time with us.

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Join this maker community and socialize with other experienced needlers. You can share your expertise or get advice on a new project. Some members make items to donate to local charities, spreading the joy of making. Bring your own supplies and needle with us.

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Drop by the Library and get help from a Homework Coach. Get more details or see the full schedule »

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Drop by the Library and get help from a Homework Coach. Get more details or see the full schedule »

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Carmack Community Room

The U.S. has welcomed more than 3 million refugees from all over the world during the past 40+ years. These persons and their families, from every corner of the globe, have built new lives across the country and in the Kansas City metro. Learn who qualifies for refugee resettlement, what the screening process looks like and how we welcome new refugees into the regional community. We'll also look at the current global state of refugees.

Presented by KC for Refugees.

Our program ...

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Drop by the Library and get help from a Homework Coach. Get more details or see the full schedule »

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A child’s reading improves with practice. This relaxed, friendly session allows your kids to practice their reading-out-loud skills with a certified and well-behaved therapy dog as an audience.

Presented in partnership with Pets for Life and Wayside Waifs.

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Board games have brought family and friends together for years, and we are now in a golden age of game choices! Join us for enjoyable games, meet new friends and have new adventures. You can rampage the city as a giant lizard in King of Tokyo, embark on a cross-country train trek in Ticket to Ride or save the world from deadly outbreaks in Pandemic. Bring a personal favorite to share with the group. All ages welcome.

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