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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Age
Program Type
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This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Take Home: SnowFriend

All Day 12/21 - 12/23
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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Snowflake Bookmark - Take Home Craft Kit

12/21/2020 @ 9:00am - 12/23/2020 @ 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

12/21/2020 @ 9:00am - 12/23/2020 @ 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 "All Ages" group.

Tree Cookie Ornament take-home craft

12/21/2020 @ 9:00am - 12/23/2020 @ 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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Adult Take-Home Craft Kit @ Main Library: Rustic Wall Hanging

12/21/2020 @ 9:00am - 12/23/2020 @ 7:00pm
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 "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

12/21/2020 @ 9:00am - 12/23/2020 @ 7:00pm
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 "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 "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 "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...
Branches:
Main Library, Virtual, West Wyandotte Library, Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library, Offsite, South Branch Library, Turner Community Library, Mobile Libraries
Description:
Curbside services at all library locations are closed for the holiday. ...
Branches:
Main Library, Virtual, West Wyandotte Library, Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library, Offsite, South Branch Library, Turner Community Library, Mobile Libraries
Description:
Curbside services at all library locations are closed for the holiday. ...
Branches:
Main Library, Virtual, West Wyandotte Library, Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library, Offsite, South Branch Library, Turner Community Library, Mobile Libraries
Description:
Curbside services at all library locations are closed for the holiday. ...
Branches:
Main Library, Virtual, West Wyandotte Library, Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library, Offsite, South Branch Library, Turner Community Library, Mobile Libraries
Description:
Curbside services at all library locations are closed for the holiday. ...
Branches:
Main Library, Virtual, West Wyandotte Library, Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library, Offsite, South Branch Library, Turner Community Library, Mobile Libraries
Description:
Curbside services at all library locations are closed for the holiday. ...
Branches:
Main Library, Virtual, West Wyandotte Library, Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library, Offsite, South Branch Library, Turner Community Library, Mobile Libraries
Description:
Curbside services at all library locations are closed for the holiday. ...
Branches:
Main Library, Virtual, West Wyandotte Library, Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library, Offsite, South Branch Library, Turner Community Library, Mobile Libraries
Description:
Curbside services at all library locations are closed for the holiday. ...
Branches:
Main Library, Virtual, West Wyandotte Library, Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library, Offsite, South Branch Library, Turner Community Library, Mobile Libraries
Description:
Curbside services at all library locations are closed for the holiday. ...
Branches:
Main Library, Virtual, West Wyandotte Library, Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library, Offsite, South Branch Library, Turner Community Library, Mobile Libraries
Description:
Curbside Pickup at all library locations are closed for the holiday.  ...
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Next Chapter Book Club

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Senior Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:
This month we'll be discussing Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson.  This book club will be conducted by Zoom.  For the Zoom link please contact Cris Siebenlist at cpigsfly@gmail.com or Karen Hostetler with questions a...
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: 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 "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: 30
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 - You'll get an introduction to your machine and learn about bobbins, threading and needles. Part II - We'll talk about ...
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.

Intro to Powerpoint

9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Classes, Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Do you need to do a presentation for work or in front of a group? Learn to create a basic PowerPoint presentation and insert slides and animation.   In order to attend the Zoom meeting, you will need to register with an email address. ...
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...