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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This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Tree Cookie Ornament take-home craft

12/14/2020 @ 9:00am - 12/18/2020 @ 5:00pm
Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Library Branch: Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
Tree slices (or cookies) reveal the age and life history of a tree, but they are also beautiful emblems of nature. Pick up this take-home craft of a tree cookie and some decorative bling & transform it into a personal ornament for yourself o...

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This event is in the "Children" group.

Crafts & Cocoa @ West Wyandotte Library: Christmas Tree

12/14/2020 @ 9:00am - 12/23/2020 @ 7:00pm
West Wyandotte Library
Library Branch: West Wyandotte Library
Room: Curbside - West Wyandotte Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
Turn a paper plate into a Christmas tree to hang anywhere you want some cheer. Available for curbside pickup at the West Wyandotte Library starting December 14. For children, ages 3-12. This is part of our Crafts and Coc...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Crafts & Cocoa @ West Wyandotte Library: Clothespin Reindeer

12/14/2020 @ 9:00am - 12/23/2020 @ 7:00pm
West Wyandotte Library
Library Branch: West Wyandotte Library
Room: Curbside - West Wyandotte Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
Make one of Santa’s reindeer into an ornament made out of clothespins. Available for curbside pickup at the West Wyandotte Library starting December 14. For children, ages 3-12. This is part of our Crafts and Cocoa series. E...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Microsoft Word - Formatting

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Classes, Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Details:
Join us for our Zoom class on formatting in Word! You probably know how to change text colors and highlight. This class will go into a few more advanced options like columns, headers & footers, and inserting symbols and pictures.   ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Educational, Nature, Science, Speakers & Special Presentations
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Join us for a virtual workshop where you can learn to make your very own puppets out of materials you have in your own home! We are excited to host this virtual workshop for kids with the StoneLion Puppet Theatre. If you are looking for an activity t...
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: Rustic Wall Hanging

12/15/2020 @ 9:00am - 12/18/2020 @ 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. Make this great rustic wall hanging for your own walls. Included in the kit: wood branch, twine, wooden shapes, instructions.   The Main Library will be offering a li...
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.

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

Common Grounds Book Club

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:
Common Grounds Book Club is a monthly reading club that meets to read and discuss books dealing with a wide variety of social issues.  We read both fiction and nonfiction.  Join us this month for BYOB (book!) as we discuss our favorite book...
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Common Grounds Book Club is a monthly reading club that meets to read and discuss books dealing with a wide variety of social issues.  We read both fiction and nonfiction.  Join us this month as we discuss Rising Out of Hatred by Eli Saslow...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

KCKPL Read Aloud

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
The KCKPL Read Aloud aims to bring people together in our staff and community as we all share the same reading experience. Join us for our KCKPL Read Aloud each Thursday from Noon - 1 pm starting Thursday, December 3, 2020 through Thursday, Februa...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Advanced Microsoft Excel Zoom class

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Classes, Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Event Details:
Join us for our Zoom computer class! Know the basics of Excel, but want to go a little further? Learn about adding color and formatting to your spreadsheets, adding passwords to your file and cells, doing vlookups and working with Pivot Tables to ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Cultural, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Winter is a magical time of renewal and celebration all around the world! Join Miss Amanda on Zoom to learn more about winter traditions that people observe and celebrate, winter holiday ideas you can do at home and share your own favorite ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Book Bytes 4:00 pm

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Teen Book Bytes is a new teen book club to read and discuss multicultural books and those that offer mirrors and windows to life experiences and individual perspectives. We’ll have an afternoon session and an evening session for participants. Pi...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Book Bytes 7:00 pm

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Teen Book Bytes is a new teen book club to read and discuss multicultural books and those that offer mirrors and windows to life experiences and individual perspectives. We’ll have an afternoon session and an evening session for participants. Pi...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Take Home: Hanukkah Paper Plate Menorah

All Day 12/21 - 12/23
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 12/21 - 12/23
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 12/21 - 12/23
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 12/21 - 12/23
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. ...