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All Library Locations Closed

All Day 3/19 - 4/26
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In response to COVID-19, all Kansas City, Kansas Public Library locations are closed until further notice. All current checkout due dates will be extended. Our digital movies, music, and books can be accessed at any time on our eCommunity  For m...
This event is in the "Children" group.
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Kids Cafe

May 1, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Health
Event Details:
Children ages 18 and under are invited to join us for a free after-school snack Monday through Friday (while USD 500 is in session) in the Craft Room at the Main Library courtesy of USD 500 Nutritional Services. Snacks and milk are available on ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Family Story Time

May 2, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Craft Room - Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Come join us for family story time in the Youth Services Craft Room, We will read stories, dance, and sing. This story time is particularly great for families with readers ages 2-6. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Saturday Movies

May 2, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: 2nd Floor Auditorium - Main Library
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Movies
Event Details:
TBD...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

STEM Saturday: Melting Fireballs

May 2, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Craft Room - Main Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Educational, Science
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
Join us the 1st Saturday of each month for an interactive, educational, and fun STEM activity for kids and teens. Let's melt some fireballs to welcome warmer weather and see what happens when you mix vinegar with baking soda (& why!).&n...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Switch Sundays

May 3, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Games & Video Games
Event Details:
Switch Sundays: Come play on our Nintendo Switch! enjoy an hour and a half of game time! We have Mario Kart, Mario Party, Smash Bros. Ultimate, and Fortnite, and more to come! Play with your friends, and meet new people. ...

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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.

 

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Plaza Comunitaria y Computación Básica

May 4, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: 1st Floor Computer Training Room - Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Educational, Spanish Language
Event Details:
¿Conoces a alguien interesado en aprender a leer, escribir y hacer cuentas? ¡Ven y conócenos!, el Instituto Nacional para la Educación de los adultos (INEA) y la Biblioteca Publica de Kansas City, Kansas (KCKPL) ofrecen servicios para que las pers...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Kids Cafe

May 4, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Health
Event Details:
Children ages 18 and under are invited to join us for a free after-school snack Monday through Friday (while USD 500 is in session) in the Craft Room at the Main Library courtesy of USD 500 Nutritional Services. Snacks and milk are available on ...
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Next Chapter Book Club

May 4, 2020
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: 1st Floor Program Room - Main Library
Age Group: Senior Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:
This month we'll be discussing Women Rowing North: Navigating Life's Currents and Flourishing As We Age by Mary Pipher.  Contact Karen Hostetler with questions at karenh@sckck.org or Cris Siebenlist at cpigsfly@gmail.com. The Next Chapter KC Boo...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Volunteer Orientation

May 4, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Craft Room - Main Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Located in the Youth Services Department.Ever wanted to volunteer your time at the library? Want to gain valuable workplace skills and get a peak behind the scenes at the libray? Become one of our teen volunteers! Teens who want to volunteer at the l...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Free GED classes for the 2019-2020 school year

May 5, 2020
9:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: 1st Floor Program Room - Main Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Business & Career, Classes, Educational
Event Details:
Kansas City Kansas Community College and Kansas City Kansas Public Library partner to bring additional GED classes to the KCK community. Free GED preparation classes will be held 9a.m.-12p.m. every  Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The next enro...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Plaza Comunitaria y Computación Básica

May 5, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: 1st Floor Computer Training Room - Main Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Educational, Spanish Language
Event Details:
¿Conoces a alguien interesado en aprender a leer, escribir y hacer cuentas? ¡Ven y conócenos!, el Instituto Nacional para la Educación de los adultos (INEA) y la Biblioteca Publica de Kansas City, Kansas (KCKPL) ofrecen servicios para que las pers...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Kids Cafe

May 5, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Health
Event Details:
Children ages 18 and under are invited to join us for a free after-school snack Monday through Friday (while USD 500 is in session) in the Craft Room at the Main Library courtesy of USD 500 Nutritional Services. Snacks and milk are available on ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

6 by 6 Storytime

May 5, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Craft Room - Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
The 6 by 6 Program highlights the six literacy skills kids need before the age of six. This storytime helps kids and their caregivers learn these skills with fun, interactive songs, stories, and activities. Want to know more? Join us Tuesday evenings...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Write Here at the Library

May 5, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: 1st Floor Program Room - Main Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Cultural, Educational
Event Details:
Join our all new writer's group at Main Library, We are meeting on the first Tuesday evening of every month. We will use our time to write using prompts and our own ideas. If you need a time that's just for you to write, this is the place to do it!...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Free GED classes for the 2019-2020 school year

May 6, 2020
9:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: 1st Floor Program Room - Main Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Business & Career, Classes, Educational
Event Details:
Kansas City Kansas Community College and Kansas City Kansas Public Library partner to bring additional GED classes to the KCK community. Free GED preparation classes will be held 9a.m.-12p.m. every  Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The next enro...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Baby Storytime

May 6, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Craft Room - Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Start your little ones on their literacy journey to becoming a lifelong reader. Bring your infants and toddlers in to enjoy stories, rhymes and songs with our children's librarian. Older siblings are always welcome. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Mindfulness and Meditation

May 6, 2020
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: 2nd Floor Auditorium - Main Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Classes, Health, Recreation
Event Details:
The ability to self-calm is a powerful tool for managing life’s stressors. Learn how to weave quiet times into your everyday life. Meditation has been shown to have numerous benefits, including reducing stress, improving attention, energy and empathy...

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

Working Wednesday

May 6, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: 1st Floor Computer Training Room - Main Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Business & Career, Classes, Computers & Technology, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Get 2 hours of uninterrupted computer time to: write a cover letter or resume, search and apply for job postings, or get one-on-one assistance on job-related tasks....
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Kids Cafe

May 6, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Health
Event Details:
Children ages 18 and under are invited to join us for a free after-school snack Monday through Friday (while USD 500 is in session) in the Craft Room at the Main Library courtesy of USD 500 Nutritional Services. Snacks and milk are available on ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Lego Club

May 6, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Craft Room - Main Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Games & Video Games, Recreation
Event Details:
Come have fun with our huge tub of Legos! Kids and teens ages 18 & under can build a little on one super Lego project each week or create a new project each time they attend. Come for the building and stay for a snack with other architects!...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Inglés Básico

May 6, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: 1st Floor Computer Training Room - Main Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Educational, Language Learning
Event Details:
Te gustaría aprender Inglés? Acompáñanos todos los miércoles de  6:00pm a 8:00pmen la biblioteca Main....
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Wednesday Night Movies: Political Generations

May 6, 2020
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: 2nd Floor Auditorium - Main Library
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Movies
Event Details:
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939) (NR) 2h. 9min. Best Picture nominee about a wide-eyed patriotic bumpkin who's appointed to the Senate by corrupt politicos, chief among them and unbeknownst to him is a senior senator whom he idolized. ...

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.

 

Los programas de la biblioteca, eventos y clases son fotografiados o filmados con fines promocionales o para documentar las actividades de la biblioteca. Notificar al personal de la biblioteca si prefiere no ser fotografiado.

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

Conversation Café

May 7, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Café Area - Main Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Educational, Health
Event Details:
Are you going through a rough patch in your life? Do you feel lost?  Not sure where to turn for help?   Come talk to us!     Peer navigators will get you connected with our community resources and provide referrals to meet you...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Informal Conversational Spanish

May 7, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: 1st Floor Program Room - Main Library
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Cultural, Language Learning, Spanish Language
Event Details:
Join us in a basic level Spanish language conversation, every Thursday for six months. KCKPL Main, first floor program room. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Kids Cafe

May 7, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Health
Event Details:
Children ages 18 and under are invited to join us for a free after-school snack Monday through Friday (while USD 500 is in session) in the Craft Room at the Main Library courtesy of USD 500 Nutritional Services. Snacks and milk are available on ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Weekly Readers Book Club

May 7, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:
Weekly Readers Book Club Do you love to read? Are you in 1st – 5th Grade? Join our Weekly Readers Book Club on Thursdays at 4:00 pm. We will read chapter books together with fun activities based on the book. Each week we will read a portion of the...