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Ask the Experts: Food Truck Panel

Wed, Sep 25 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Square One Event
Registration Required
Do you have a food truck ownership dream? This is your chance to ask food truck industry experts your questions about how to make that dream a reality.

Kid STEAM: It's Scarecrow Mania

Wed, Sep 25 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration Required
Explore sciences, technologies, engineering, arts and math. Bring it all to life! Come explore the world of scarecrows through books, art and science.

Youth Fundamentals: Drawing

Wed, Sep 25 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration Required
More information to come. Sharpen your drawing skills while exploring charcoal, graphite and conté. Students will strengthen hand-eye coordination needed to become a master in drawing.

Beaded Peacock (Rescheduled from 9/11/19)

Wed, Sep 25 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration Required
Join Tina Gatewood and learn to make a dazzling beaded peacock. Great for decorating! This is a two-part class. Each class lasts 90 minutes, and there is a one-time, hands-on materials fee of $15.50.

ELL/ESL Classes for Adults

Wed, Sep 25 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration Required
Come learn and perfect your English through hands-on activities, play based methodology, fun speaking exercises and games! These aren't your average English lessons!

Intermediate ELL/ESL Classes for Adults (Cinthia Saito)

Wed, Sep 25 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration Required
This 14-session class provides practice in intermediate-level mainstream American English to adult learners and non-native speakers.

Intermediate ELL/ESL Classes for Adults/Clases de Ingles Inermediarias (Glenda Howell)

Wed, Sep 25 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration Required
Intermediate English classes will be guided by professional instructors with many years of experience. Learn how to communicate in social places, at school, at your job, or during emergencies.

Irish Records Research: Waves of Migration

Wed, Sep 25 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration Required
Learn to trace your Irish ancestors as emigrated from Ireland. Learn about pre-famine, famine, and post-famine periods in Ireland, church records, and civil registration records.

The Story Center Speaker Series: Candace Bushnell

Wed, Sep 25 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
The New York Times bestselling author of "Sex and the City" will present her new hardcover novel, "Is There Still Sex in the City?" This event, presented in partnership with Rainy Day Books, will be

Border Crossings Exhibit

Thu, Sep 26 2019
9:00am - 9:00pm
Created from objects left by immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, Kansas City artist Israel Garcia Garcia explores the historic link between the Latino immigrants who cross the border today and

Liberty Art Gallery: Poetry and More on the Square

Thu, Sep 26 2019
9:00am - 1:00pm
United in their love of the written word, poets from a range of ages, races, genders, and experience levels, but consistent with all is their love of expression through the written word share their wo

Introduction to Tai Chi

Thu, Sep 26 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Registration Required
Explore the ancient practice of Tai Chi, and experience the benefits these low-impact exercises have on balance and fitness. This is a three-part program.

Beginning Ancestry Library Edition

Thu, Sep 26 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Registration Required
Research your family history with Ancestry Library Edition. Search the U.S. Federal Census from 1790 to 1940 as well as immigration, vital, military, court, church, and ethnic records.

Storytime in the Park

Thu, Sep 26 2019
12:30pm - 1:00pm
Come for a traditional storytime at Lea McKeighan Park South. Explore picture books, music, activities and more in the great outdoors!

Exploring Missouri's Most Beautiful Spots

Thu, Sep 26 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration Required
From scenic rivers to vast prairies, Missouri has some gorgeous spots off the beaten track. Join outdoor writer and sportsman Brent Frazee for a virtual tour of hidden jewels you’ll want to explore.

Introduction to Internet Genealogy

Thu, Sep 26 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration Required
Discover the best genealogy websites for your research. This is a beginner-level class for adults. Basic computer literacy is needed to follow along.

Homeschoolers at the Library

Thu, Sep 26 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration Required
Join us for fun enrichment programs geared toward homeschool families. Participants will explore a variety of topics with an emphasis on using Library resources to satisfy their curiosities.

WeDo LEGO Robotics: Dancing Birds

Thu, Sep 26 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Registration Required
Tweet! Tweet! Build noisy birds and program them to dance to your beat. Kids will work in pairs to make these simple robots.

Kid STEAM: LEGO Lab

Thu, Sep 26 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Registration Required
Explore sciences, technologies, engineering, arts and math. Bring it all to life! We provide the LEGO bricks; you provide the imagination.

Kid Lit: Reading Boosters

Thu, Sep 26 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Registration Required
Let’s use reading to explore our world! History, theater, literature, and more!

Kid Lit: Bedtime Stories

Thu, Sep 26 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration Required
Let’s use reading to explore our world! History, theater, literature, and more! Dress comfortably and bring your pillow and blanket.

Science City: Artbots

Thu, Sep 26 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration Required
Design, create, and implement a take-home robot that can draw patterns. Learn to alter the robot's design to change the pattern.

Back to School Art Studio

Thu, Sep 26 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us at the Library as we have an art free-for-all! We'll have glitter, stickers, colored pencils, markers, and other art supplies that kids of all ages can use to make their next masterpiece!