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.

Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events

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This event is in the "Children" group.

Take Home: Hanukkah Paper Plate Menorah

All Day 12/1 - 12/4
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Curbside - Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
While supplies last, during the month of December, Monday - Thursday 9am - 7pm or Friday 9am - 5pm, call or visit Main Library to request a craft kit to celebrate Hanukkah. This kit contains supplies to create a paper plate Menorah. You will need sci...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Take Home: Holiday Origami for Teens & Tweens

All Day 12/1 - 12/4
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 December to pick up a holiday origami craft kit. The kit includes a variety of origami paper and instructions for some holiday-themed origami. We are open Monday - Thursday 9am - 7 pm and Friday ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Take Home: Kwanzaa Hand Print Wreath

All Day 12/1 - 12/4
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Curbside - Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
While supplies last, call or visit Main Library in December on Mondays - Thursdays, 9:00am - 7:00 pm or Fridays 9:00am - 5:00pm to request this craft kit to Celebrate Kwanzaa. This kit contains supplies to make a handprint wreath with the seven ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Take Home: Puzzle Piece Christmas Wreath Ornament

All Day 12/1 - 12/4
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Curbside - Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
Jazz up the Christmas tree with this unique wreath ornament! Starting December 1st the Main Library will be handing out these kits (while supplies last) via curbside between 9am-7pm Monday through Thursday and 9am-5pm Friday. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Take Home: SnowFriend

All Day 12/1 - 12/4
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Curbside - Main Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
No need for a coat, or mittens, or snow to create this friendly guy or gal! Ready for the best part....They will never Melt! Starting December 1st the Main Library will be handing out these snowfriends (while supplies last) via curbside bet...
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.

Santa Letter Dropoff @ the South Branch Library

9:00am - 7:00pm
South Branch Library
Library Branch: South Branch Library
Room: Curbside - South Branch Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Speakers & Special Presentations
Event Details:
Santa is unable to join us for his annual visit to the South Branch Library, but he still wants to hear from you! You can drop off a letter for Santa in our specially decorated mailbox outside the South Branch library during our curbside hours beginn...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Adult Take-Home Craft Kit @ Main Library: Dot Mandala Painted Rock

12/01/2020 @ 9:00am - 12/04/2020 @ 5:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Curbside - Main Library
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
The Main Library has another great craft kit for adults to take home: paint rocks with decorative dot mandalas. Included in the kit: 1 rock, 3 colors of paint, fine tip cotton swabs, instructions   The Main Library will be offering a li...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Let's Chill Together Greeting Card Craft for Adults @ West

12/01/2020 @ 9:00am - 12/04/2020 @ 5:00pm
West Wyandotte Library
Library Branch: West Wyandotte Library
Room: Curbside - West Wyandotte Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
Tell someone you'd like to be 'chilling' with them with this fun greeting card craft.  Included in the kit: 5 x 7 greeting card and envelope, glue stick, colored paper for decoration & instructions  *postage NOT included Gree...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Snowflake Bookmark - Take Home Craft Kit

12/01/2020 @ 9:00am - 12/04/2020 @ 5:00pm
Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Library Branch: Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
Swing by the library any time this month to pick up this kit to make a fun snowflake bookmark.  Call us when you get here and we'll bring the kit out to your car.  913-295-8250, option #2.  We're here Monday-Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm....
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Snowman Thermometer - Take Home Craft Kit

12/01/2020 @ 9:00am - 12/04/2020 @ 5:00pm
Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Library Branch: Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
Swing by the library any time this month to pick up this kit to make a cute snowman thermometer.  Call us when you get here and we'll bring the kit out to your car.  913-295-8250, option #2.  We're here Monday-Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 p...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Business & Career, Classes, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Retiring soon or simply thinking about your future retirement? Confused about investment strategies? Join us for a 3-part virtual seminar "Exposing the Myths of Retirement Investing" on the first 3 Tuesdays in December 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 "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: Cultural, Educational, 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.
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 "Children" group.

6 by 6 Storytime

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Six by Six: Ready to Read is a developing literacy program that helps caregivers identify and practice the six skills kids need by age six to help them learn how to read! These uniquely tailored storytimes are packed with songs, activities, tips - an...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Homeschool Adventures-Geology

All Day 12/2 - 12/9
Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Library Branch: Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Science
Event Details:
A rock may seem tough but they are constantly changing! Join us for a virtual geological exploration of how rocks may change over time and how to identify them.  This program contains a video accessed digitally. Please email Jada Tr...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Santa Letter Dropoff @ the South Branch Library

9:00am - 7:00pm
South Branch Library
Library Branch: South Branch Library
Room: Curbside - South Branch Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Speakers & Special Presentations
Event Details:
Santa is unable to join us for his annual visit to the South Branch Library, but he still wants to hear from you! You can drop off a letter for Santa in our specially decorated mailbox outside the South Branch library during our curbside hours beginn...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
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

12:00pm - 12:30pm
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: All Ages, 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 e...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Video Games
Event Details:
Join us in West Wyandotte's Teen Server. Log on together to build, play PVP games, share ideas and have fun! Follow the link below to register for the server; must fill out application for entry into server. For ages 13-17 only.  Follow ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Calling all readers in grades 1 – 5! Come join The Friendly Readers Book Club! This is our new Virtual Book Club just for kids and is a safe virtual space to read together and talk about the books we love. Based on feedback from our members, we ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Calling all readers in grades 1 – 5! Come join The Friendly Readers Book Club! This is our new Virtual Book Club just for kids and is a safe virtual space to read together and talk about the books we love. Based on feedback from our members, we ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Santa Letter Dropoff @ the South Branch Library

9:00am - 7:00pm
South Branch Library
Library Branch: South Branch Library
Room: Curbside - South Branch Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Speakers & Special Presentations
Event Details:
Santa is unable to join us for his annual visit to the South Branch Library, but he still wants to hear from you! You can drop off a letter for Santa in our specially decorated mailbox outside the South Branch library during our curbside hours beginn...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Girls Who Code At Home

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Science
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Girls Who Code Club is a community of 3rd through 5th grade girls who design, code, read, and explore the world of computer science together. Each meeting, taking place every other Thursday, features activities, discussions, and creative challenges b...

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This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:
Topic: The Blended & the Beautiful African American Book Club Time: Dec 3, 2020 06:30 AM Central Time (US and Canada)   Join Zoom Meeting https://us04web.zoom.us/j/8529188416?pwd=QmJhUXpvSHFHWWg1Nlljc0d2OFVsUT09   Meet...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Santa Letter Dropoff @ the South Branch Library

9:00am - 7:00pm
South Branch Library
Library Branch: South Branch Library
Room: Curbside - South Branch Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Speakers & Special Presentations
Event Details:
Santa is unable to join us for his annual visit to the South Branch Library, but he still wants to hear from you! You can drop off a letter for Santa in our specially decorated mailbox outside the South Branch library during our curbside hours beginn...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Spice Club: Indian Curry Spice Kits

All Day 12/7 - 12/11
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Curbside - Main Library
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Cultural
Event Details:
Whether you’re a foodie or just interested in trying something new – Spice Club is for you! Pick up a new spice kit at the beginning of each month. We’ll feature some traditional blends plus some that are a little more exotic – everything from Italia...