Library Buildings Closed to Public, Curbside Service Available

In response to COVID-19, all Kansas City, Kansas Public Library locations are closed until further notice. Curbside service is available starting June 1. Our digital movies, music, and books can be accessed at any time on our eCommunity  For more information, visit our website
 

En respuesta al COVID-19, todas las sucursales de la Biblioteca Pública de Kansas City, Kansas están cerradas hasta nuevo aviso.  El servicio en la acera estará disponible a partir del 1 de junio. Se puede acceder a nuestras películas digitales, música y libros en cualquier momento en nuestra eCommunity. Para más información, visite nuestra página web.

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All Library Buildings Closed to Public

All Day 3/19 - 1/31
Some Branches
Branches:
Main Library, West Wyandotte Library, Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library, Offsite, South Branch Library, Turner Community Library, Mobile Libraries
Description:
In response to COVID-19, all Kansas City, Kansas Public Library locations are closed until further notice. Curbside service is available starting June 1. Our digital movies, music, and books can be accessed at any time on our eCommunity  For mor...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Popsicle Stick Snowflake Kit @ West Wyandotte Library

01/04/2021 @ 9:00am - 01/15/2021 @ 5:00pm
West Wyandotte Library
Library Branch: West Wyandotte Library
Room: Curbside - West Wyandotte Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
Create your own indoor snowflake! You don’t have to be outside in the cold to enjoy the beauty of winter.  Available for curbside pickup starting January 4. For children, ages 3-12.   Please call 913-295-8250 ext. 5 to reserve ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Craft Stick Snowman - Take Home Craft Kit

01/11/2021 @ 9:00am - 01/15/2021 @ 5:00pm
Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Library Branch: Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Nature, Recreation
Event Details:
Swing by the library any time this month to pick up this kit to make an easy craft stick snowman to hang on your refrigerator during the winter.  Call us when you get here and we'll bring the kit out to your car.  913-295-8250, option #2.&n...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Take Home Craft: The Mitten

01/11/2021 @ 9:00am - 01/15/2021 @ 5:00pm
Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Library Branch: Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
You can re-tell the classic story of "The Mitten" with your own mitten and woodland characters illustrated by Jan Brett. You can check out a copy of "The Mitten" from our library or you can listen to the story online. Color the animal chara...

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Library programs, events, and classes are photographed or videotaped for promotional purposes or to document library activities.  Notify library staff if you prefer not to be photographed.

 

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Triangle Peg Game

01/11/2021 @ 9:00am - 01/15/2021 @ 5:00pm
Turner Community Library
Library Branch: Turner Community Library
Room: Curbside - Turner Community Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Crafts, Games & Video Games
Event Details:
Create this cool wooden Triangle Peg Game that will keep the kids busy for hours. We’ll also give you a paintbrush and paint to complete this project. Let us know what colors you would like, KU- Red & Blue, Mizzou- Black & Gold, or KSU- Purpl...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Take Home: Bouquet of Love Greeting Card craft @ West

01/11/2021 @ 9:00am - 01/17/2021 @ 5:00pm
West Wyandotte Library
Library Branch: West Wyandotte Library
Room: Curbside - West Wyandotte Library
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
This greeting card is easy to make, and has room for some creativity. Between cutting out the hearts and decorating them, you can do different sizes and drawn decorations to make this a unique card.  The finished result is a cute Valentine’s Day...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Felt Pine Cone

01/13/2021 @ 9:00am - 01/15/2021 @ 5:00pm
Turner Community Library
Library Branch: Turner Community Library
Room: Curbside - Turner Community Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
Spruce up your home with this cool felt pine cone craft To put this craft on hold till we close call 913-295-8250 ext. 4.  Our hours are Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM. We are located in the Turner Recreation Commission at 831 S 55th St, Kansas City, ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Leather Coin Wallet

01/13/2021 @ 9:00am - 01/15/2021 @ 5:00pm
Turner Community Library
Library Branch: Turner Community Library
Room: Curbside - Turner Community Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
Create this cool leather coin wallet.  Our kits will include all material and instructions.  Ages 14 & up.  Limit 2 per family. To put this craft on hold till we close call 913-295-8250 ext. 4.  Our hours are Monday-Friday ...

Closed for Holiday

All Day
All Branches
Branches:
Main Library, Virtual, West Wyandotte Library, Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library, Offsite, South Branch Library, Turner Community Library, Mobile Libraries
Description:
All library locations are closed for the holiday.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Take Home: Origami Challenge for Teens & Tweens

All Day 1/19 - 1/22
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Curbside - Main Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
Teens and Tweens: call or stop by Main Library in January to pick up the Origami Challenge craft kit. The kit includes a variety of origami paper and instructions for some winter animal origami. We are open Monday - Thursday 9am -...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Let's Talk!

9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Cultural
Event Details:
Looking for some human connection during the pandemic?  We're here to help!  Join us on Tuesday mornings for some good old fashioned discussion.  You bring the topic, we'll bring the companionship. This event is held on Tuesday morn...
This event is in the "Children" group.

DIY Snowglobe Kit @ West Wyandotte Library

9:00am - 5:00pm
West Wyandotte Library
Library Branch: West Wyandotte Library
Room: Curbside - West Wyandotte Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
Make a snow globe out of paper and plastic, and fill with glitter and confetti to celebrate all the magic of winter! Available for curbside pickup starting January 19. For children, ages 3-12.   Please call 913-295-8250 ext. 5 to reserve...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Craft Stick Snowman - Take Home Craft Kit

01/19/2021 @ 9:00am - 01/22/2021 @ 5:00pm
Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Library Branch: Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Nature, Recreation
Event Details:
Swing by the library any time this month to pick up this kit to make an easy craft stick snowman to hang on your refrigerator during the winter.  Call us when you get here and we'll bring the kit out to your car.  913-295-8250, option #2.&n...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Take Home Craft: The Mitten

01/19/2021 @ 9:00am - 01/22/2021 @ 5:00pm
Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Library Branch: Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
You can re-tell the classic story of "The Mitten" with your own mitten and woodland characters illustrated by Jan Brett. You can check out a copy of "The Mitten" from our library or you can listen to the story online. Color the animal chara...

Disclaimer(s)

Library programs, events, and classes are photographed or videotaped for promotional purposes or to document library activities.  Notify library staff if you prefer not to be photographed.

 

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Take Home Craft: Winter Animal Suncatchers

01/19/2021 @ 9:00am - 01/22/2021 @ 5:00pm
Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Library Branch: Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Nature
Event Details:
Animals have adaptations to help them survive the cold winter months every year. An adaptation could be a change in behavior such as hibernation or how an animal looks, like when the color of their fur changes to blend in with the changing habitat. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Take Home: Penguin Puppet Pals

01/19/2021 @ 9:00am - 01/22/2021 @ 5:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Curbside - Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
Do you have a child who loves penguins?  If so, march you little penguin over to the library to pick up our cool penguin puppet pals.  They are small, cute and perfect for using as props to reenact a favorite penguin book or two. Kits wi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Take Home: Bouquet of Love Greeting Card craft @ West

01/19/2021 @ 9:00am - 02/12/2021 @ 5:00pm
West Wyandotte Library
Library Branch: West Wyandotte Library
Room: Curbside - West Wyandotte Library
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
This greeting card is easy to make, and has room for some creativity. Between cutting out the hearts and decorating them, you can do different sizes and drawn decorations to make this a unique card.  The finished result is a cute Valentine’s Day...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Business & Career, Classes, Educational
Event Details:
Retiring soon or simply thinking about your future retirement? Confused about investment strategies? Join us for Part 3 of the virtual seminar "Exposing the Myths of Retirement Investing" on Tuesday, January 19th at 10am. Certified financial ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

One on One Genealogy Help

10:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Educational, Recreation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Have you been wanting to start researching your family history but you’re just not sure how? Sign up for a help session Tuesdays between 10:00-12:00 via Zoom, with our Kansas Collection Librarian. The library has many genealogy resources from be...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

People of the World, Unite!

11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural
Event Details:
As the world faces global challenges, let’s celebrate what unites us as human beings.  Let’s make today’s strangers be tomorrow’s friends.  Please join us as we connect with our friends and families across the world to share cultural exp...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Speakers & Special Presentations
Event Details:
Join us for Shelf Indulgence Story Time for Grown-Ups. Ellen will read a short fiction story and discuss the theme on KCKPL's Facebook Live. Tune in if you'd like to hear a relaxing, introspective story read to you while you just sit and list...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual Gamers' Adventures

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Games & Video Games, Recreation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Gamers' Adventures has gone virtual! We've been playing Among Us, Jackbox games like Fibbage and Push The Button, and much more! We also play spy-themed games like Codenames and Spyfall. We meet up via a Zoom call. Please email Hannah at hrocha@kckpl...

Disclaimer(s)

Library programs, events, and classes are photographed or videotaped for promotional purposes or to document library activities.  Notify library staff if you prefer not to be photographed.

 

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Anime Corps

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Love to watch anime? Looking for a group that shares your interests? Join us online Tuesdays from 5:00-6:30 PM! For more information, please visit us at https://www.facebook.com/groups/otakuanimecorps A link to join our meeting will be poste...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Learn to Sew Series

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Classes, Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Details:
Is your New Year's resolution learning to sew?  Attend this 4-part series of Zoom classes and learn the basics. Part I (January 5th) - You'll get an introduction to your machine and learn about bobbins, threading and needles. Part II (Janu...