Thursday, June 28, 2018

No matter your limitations, we hope you can still reap the physical, mental and emotional benefits of exercise. This class is designed to give you a total body workout. Cardio, strength and flexibility exercises are all performed from a seated position.

Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Other

If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a storytime.

Thursday, June 21, 2018
9:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a storytime.

Thursday, June 21, 2018
10:30 am
Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Storytime

Enjoy a free healthy snack at the library. Snacks are reserved for youth ages 6 to 18.

Audience: 
Kids
Teens
Activity Type: 
Other
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Crafts

Take a walk on the wild side! Learn all about animals – where they’re from, what they eat, and their status in the wild. Exotic Animals R Us is an educational outreach program that specializes in bringing the wild to you!

Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Other

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

Audience: 
Teens
Activity Type: 
Other

Join us as we build and create with Lego bricks. Work toward a construction goal on your own or with a group. Appropriate for ages 5-12. Duplo blocks will be available for younger kids.

Audience: 
Kids
Activity Type: 
Other

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

Thursday, January 18, 2018
3:30 pm
Audience: 
Kids
Teens
Activity Type: 
Other

Come play the Wii, the Xbox, the Playstation, and more! This event is appropriate for ages 10-18.

Audience: 
Kids
Teens
Activity Type: 
Games

Are you ready for change? HIIT is designed to help participants achieve superior fat loss while maintaining muscle. This class alternates between short periods of cardio exercises with less intense recovery periods. You will improve your athletic capacity and condition, glucose metabolism and fat burning. Please bring your own hand weights.

Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Other
You eat local, you shop at local stores - but do you read local? Introducing a new series at the Plaza Library! Join us each month for a visit from a local author Hear about their work and have a chance to meet and mingle!

TUESDAY, JUNE 28: Scott and Fred Kipp 
THE LAST YANKEE DODGER


The Last Yankee Dodger -- Fred Kipp is the last living player for the Brooklyn Dodgers, L.A. Dodgers, and New York Yankees. This book is full of tales from his decades in baseball - from the semi-pro leagues of the great plains to the Caribbean winter leagues and the major leagues.

 

Scott Kipp is an author and electrical engineer who has written several books on technology, travel and baseball. He was born and raised in Overland Park, Kansas and has lived in California, Colorado, Arizona, Taiwan and England. He travels extensively and his whereabouts can be found on www.skippstrips.com.

 

Fred Kipp is the last living player for the New York Yankees and Brooklyn/LA Dodgers.  The new book The Last Yankee Dodger tells of his adventures in baseball from his small home town of Piqua, Kansas to New York, Tokyo and the Carribean. He raised 6 children in Overland Park and still runs a construction company at 86 years old.


 
Audience: 
Adults
Activity Type: 
Books
Book Group: 
Author: 
Scholastique Mukasonga; Jordan Stump (Translator)
Thursday, June 28, 2018

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.

Don't worry about the weather. Come walk a mile in the comfort of air conditioning. Participants will follow a walking routine that is modeled after the Leslie Sansone walking DVDs. This class is a gentle paced 1 mile beginner walk program. Participants will increase their heart rate with low impact moves no matter what the weather is like outside.

Are you new to the field of grantseeking?  Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders.

You will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants, including:
  • who funds nonprofits and what are their motivations
  • what do funders really want to know about the organizations they are interested in funding
  • how do you identify potential funders and make the first approach

This program is presented by Teleange' Thomas, Directior of the Foundation Center Midwest and Kelly Mahon, Funding Information Network Supervisor at Kansas City Public Library.

Bring your technology questions for a one-on-one session with a tech coach! This service is first come, first served. If you would like to make an appointment with a tech coach, call 816-701-3606.

Computer Questions?

Get help on Thursdays from 6-8 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.

 

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.

 

ABsolutely Amazing Abs goes beyond getting a flat belly or a six-pack of abs. There are several benefits associated with abdominal exercises. Attain better posture, increase flexibility in the lower back and improve digestion. Classes will begin with a dynamic stretching warm up. Participants will need to be able to perform floor exercises. Bring a mat.