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The Plaza Branch Library is located near the Country Club Plaza. Free parking is available in the Plaza Branch's parking garage. There are designated children's and teen's service areas, as well as comfortable chairs and tables throughout the branch for customers to read, write, study or visit. Several meeting rooms are available for community or neighborhood meetings. The Plaza Branch has particularly strong collections in children's resources, arts & crafts books, and business materials. It also has large video, compact disc, and audiobook collections.
Where:
4801 Main Street,
Kansas City MO
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Upcoming Events

  • Apr 18 10:30 am

    Preschool Story Time

    Come join us for lots of great stories, songs, fun learning activities and even a short movie - all geared for three and four-year-olds.

     

  • Apr 22 10:00 am

    Preschool Story Time

    Come join us for lots of great stories, songs, fun learning activities and even a short movie - all geared for three and four-year-olds.

     

  • Apr 22 6:30 pm

    Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines

    For decades, the fictional world of superheroes was dominated by male characters. Wonder Woman was the only female with any real clout.Filmmaker Kristy Guevara-Flanagan presents and leads a discussion of her feature documentary exploring the concept of heroic women from the birth of superheroes...

     

  • Apr 23 9:30 am

    Baby Bounce

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

     

  • Apr 23 10:30 am

    Preschool Story Time

    Come join us for lots of great stories, songs, fun learning activities and even a short movie - all geared for three and four-year-olds.

     

  • Apr 24 9:30 am

    Tales for Tiny Tykes

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

     

  • Apr 25 10:30 am

    Preschool Story Time

    Come join us for lots of great stories, songs, fun learning activities and even a short movie - all geared for three and four-year-olds.

     

  • Apr 27 1:30 pm

    The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)

    If only we could strike it rich, then our problems would be over. Right? Not according to John Huston’s The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, which demonstrates that with newfound wealth comes plenty of bad baggage: bloodthirsty bandits, betrayal, and madness. Shot almost entirely in Mexico (one of...

     

  • Apr 28 6:00 pm

    Forging Your Financial Future

    This program provides a great overview of the financial planning process, including information about how a financial planner can help an individual or family, and highlights some basic financial planning issues.The Kansas City Public Library is hosting Money Smart Month programs across multiple...

     

  • Apr 29 10:00 am

    Preschool Story Time

    Come join us for lots of great stories, songs, fun learning activities and even a short movie - all geared for three and four-year-olds.

     

  • Apr 30 9:30 am

    Baby Bounce

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

     

  • Apr 30 10:30 am

    Preschool Story Time

    Come join us for lots of great stories, songs, fun learning activities and even a short movie - all geared for three and four-year-olds.

     

  • May 7 6:30 pm

    How Children Succeed - Paul Tough

    Why do some children succeed and others fail?Answers don’t come from the ACT, SAT, or other measures of intelligence, Paul Tough says. The author points to less calculable qualities such as perseverance, curiosity, conscientiousness, optimism, and self-control.In a discussion of his...

     

  • May 11 2:00 pm

    Damn Yankees

    Two American originals

     

  • May 16 9:00 am

    Geeks vs. Geeks

    Are you proud to say that your brain is bigger than your bicep? You can count in binary? You’d like to build robots that rule the world? Then, it’s time to GET YOUR GEEK ON! In 3rd Annual Geeks vs. Geeks robotics challenge, you’ll have a chance to prove that your team can out-engineer and...

     

  • May 17 9:00 am

    Geeks vs. Geeks

    Are you proud to say that your brain is bigger than your bicep? You can count in binary? You’d like to build robots that rule the world? Then, it’s time to GET YOUR GEEK ON! In 3rd Annual Geeks vs. Geeks robotics challenge, you’ll have a chance to prove that your team can out-engineer and...

     

  • May 18 1:30 pm

    The Lady Eve (1941)

    The Lady Eve is one of the great screwball comedies. Barbra Stanwyk is a con artist who sets her sights on the bumbling heir to a brewing fortune (Henry Fonda). He’s not all that bright to begin with, and having just come off a couple of years in the South American jungles catching snakes...

     

  • Jun 1 1:30 pm

    The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

    The greatest swashbuckling film of all time almost bit the dust with a mid-production change in directors. But from a potential disaster arose what the New York Times’ Frank Nugent deemed “A richly produced, bravely bedecked, romantic, and colorful show … it can be calculated to rejoice the...

     

  • Jul 12 1:30 pm

    Kids Team Up for Art

    Children in kindergarten through eighth grade are encouraged to tap their creative energies and create masterpieces during the Westport Center for the Arts’ “Kids Team Up for Art.” Participants will focus on both individual skill building and the completion of a group project during the...

     

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