Wednesday, June 20, 2018

We provide stories and activities for children 12-24 months of age.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
9:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

It's never too early to read to your baby! We provide stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months of age.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
9:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

It's never too early to read to your baby! We provide stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months of age.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
10:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

Children ages 2-5 will enjoy stories, songs, and crafts.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
10:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

More car crashes than Nascar! Mr. Toad can’t get enough of those new fangled motorcars and ooohhh the trouble he gets into! Mr. Mole, Mr. Rat and Mr. Badger take it upon themselves to try and turn that Toad around, as friends always should, in a fast paced musical based on the classic tale by Kenneth Grahame. Bunraku puppets and interactive fun.
All ages.

Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Other

Come enjoy playing board games with friends and doing various crafts.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
2:00 pm
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Crafts

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

Thursday, June 7, 2018
2:30 pm
Audience: 
Teens
Activity Type: 
Other

Love board games, make sure you don't miss the Table Top Games Day where a variety of board games will be available for you and your friends to play and have fun. Chess, Monopoly, Connect 4, and Ticket to Ride are some of the games you may amuse yourself with. If you have a favorite board game bring it and share it with the group.
Teens Only.

Audience: 
Teens
Activity Type: 
Games

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

Friday, September 8, 2017
3:30 pm
Audience: 
Kids
Teens
Activity Type: 
Other

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

Contact Estelle at 816-560-0135 with questions.

Get fit fast with walking routines modeled after Leslie Sansone walking DVDs.
This is an extension of the Walk On 1 class. Participants will follow a 2 mile walking workout that builds strength, endurance and flexibility, while boosting energy levels and super-charging your upper and lower body. This class is free and open to the public.

Computer Questions?

Get help on Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30 pm at the Southeast Branch.   We're here to help with whatever technology questions you have--from building a resume to building a website!

Drop-in, no appointment necessary. We have computers or bring your own device.

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

Get help on Wednesdays from 4-6 p.m. at Bluford Branch.

We're here to help with whatever technology questions you have--from building a resume to building a website!

Drop-in, no appointment necessary. We have computers or bring your own device.

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

Nervous about your Naturalization Interview?

Get FREE help on Wednesdays from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Southeast.

Drop-in, no appointment necessary.

Volunteers now available to help you practice:
• Speaking English (eligibility interview based on N-400 form)
• Reading English (correctly read one out of three Naturalization Test sentences)
• Writing English (correctly write one out of three Naturalization Test sentences)
• 100 Civics Questions (correctly answer six out of ten randomly chosen USCIS questions)
• And so much more!

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

Contact Estelle at 816-560-0135 with questions.

Computer Questions?

Get help on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 6-8 p.m. at Plaza Branch.

We're here to help with whatever technology questions you have--from building a resume to building a website!

Drop-in, no appointment necessary.

We have computers or bring your own device.

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

 

English for Citizenship, Multi-purpose Room - Vault Level

This 12-week course will help English language learners:
- Learn more about the English language
- Be more confident speaking, listening, and interacting
- Practice conversational English
- Prepare for the citizenship process

Please register by emailing RISE (rise@kclibrary.org) or clicking the link: https://goo.gl/qNFaog

SOIL SOLUTIONS - A Two-Part Workshop For Curious and Determined Gardeners

Wednesday, June 20 and June 27, 2018
6:30 p.m.
The Kansas City Public Library—Ruiz Branch
2017 W. Pennway St., Kansas City, MO 64108
FREE— No Reservation Required

Great gardens start with healthy soil. Find out everything you need to know about organically caring for your soil in this informative workshop. We will cover the following topics over two days:

June 20: soil organisms and structure, testing and amendments
June 27: soil fertility, pH, micro/macro-nutrients and organic fertilizers

Hilary Noonan, landscape designer with Syntax Land Design, LLC will be the presenter. Hilary specializes in liquid biological amendments for soil health and creating designs that are regenerative by managing healthy soil and mineralization with mostly native plants.

Admission is FREE. You may attend one or both sessions.

Questions? Contact Amy Morris, Ruiz Branch Supervisor, at 816-701-3565 or amymorris@kclibrary.org.

Learn more about the gardening and planting resources available at the Ruiz Branch at kclibrary.org/seedlibrary.

Wednesday Matinee

We're kicking off summer with a unique mix of super hero movies. Join us every Wednesday at 1 PM in the Vault for free films starring costumed crusaders.

Ant Man (2015; PG-13)
Paul Rudd stars a thief-turned-hero with a super suit that gives him incredible strength, the ability to shrink...and the ability to control ants? These unlikely powers come together as Ant Man fights against an insect themed villain who wants to use his super suit technology for evil.

Film Rating: 
PG-13 — Parents Strongly Cautioned