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 "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:
Join us for the B&B book club as we read "The Stolen Daughter" by Reshonda Tate Billingsley.  We will meet virtually Thursday, January 28th at 6:30 pm.  Zoom Information will be provided at a later date.  ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
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Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Video Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
Come visit our islands and see Celeste! We will have zodiac crafts and supplies, feel free to bring your skill and supplies to trade with other players. Need the Sagittarius Bow? Bring the needed supplies and we can craft for you! Look up towards the...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Video Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Come visit our islands and see Celeste! We will have zodiac crafts and supplies, feel free to bring your skill and supplies to trade with other players. Need the Sagittarius Bow? Bring the needed supplies and we can craft for you! Look up towards the...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Video Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Come visit our islands and see Celeste! We will have zodiac crafts and supplies, feel free to bring your skill and supplies to trade with other players. Need the Sagittarius Bow? Bring the needed supplies and we can craft for you! Look up towards the...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Video Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Come visit our islands and see Celeste! We will have zodiac crafts and supplies, feel free to bring your skill and supplies to trade with other players. Need the Sagittarius Bow? Bring the needed supplies and we can craft for you! Look up towards the...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Take Home Black History Month Craft: Kente Cloth

All Day 2/1 - 2/12
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Curbside - Main Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Cultural
Event Details:
In honor of Black History Month this craft kit will show you how to create a paper representation of a kente cloth and learn a bit of its history too. . Kits will be available via curbside at the Main Library. The Main Library hours are Monday t...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Folded Paper Icicles - Take Home Craft Kit

02/01/2021 @ 9:00am - 02/05/2021 @ 5:00pm
Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Library Branch: Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Recreation
Event Details:
Swing by the library any time this month to pick up this kit to make these really pretty, yet easy paper icicles.  They are geared for ages 10 and up, unless adult assistance is available.  Call us when you get here and we'll bring the kit ...
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 She Come By It Natural: Dolly Parton and the Women Who Lived Her Songs by Sarah Smarsh.  This book club will be conducted by Zoom.  For the Zoom link please contact Cris Siebenlist at cpigsfly@gmail.com or Kar...
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 "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...

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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.

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 "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural, Educational, Movies, Nature, Science
Event Details:
Join us for a virtual film screening of The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind. This documentary focuses on a boy in a village that has been hit with a massive drought. Through the power of resiliency and ingenuity, he is able to harness the power of the win...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join us for this virtual workshop with attorney Chris Gaughan, and learn about Powers of Attorney and how to use it correctly. The following important questions and more will be answered: Why would you need a POA (Power of Attorney)? - dea...
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: Cultural, Language Learning, Recreation, Spanish Language
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Un viaje por el camino de los recuerdos (Spanish Conversation) Good day everyone, how are you? I hope you are doing well and ready to meet virtually for a conversation. It has been a long time since we last saw each other, so I would like ...

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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.

 

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 "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. We meet on Wednesdays at 4:00pm via Zoo...
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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Chakras 101

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Cultural, Educational, Recreation
Event Details:
In Sanskrit the word “chakra” translates as wheel of energy. If the chakras are blocked, then energy cannot flow freely, causing emotional and physical ailments. There are seven main chakras in our body. Each of the chakras is directly related to a p...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Folded Paper Icicles - Take Home Craft Kit

02/08/2021 @ 9:00am - 02/12/2021 @ 5:00pm
Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Library Branch: Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Recreation
Event Details:
Swing by the library any time this month to pick up this kit to make these really pretty, yet easy paper icicles.  They are geared for ages 10 and up, unless adult assistance is available.  Call us when you get here and we'll bring the kit ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Welcome to the world of word processing! Learn how to open a file, create a new file, make formatting changes, correct typing mistakes, save a file and more! This class is for beginners.  In order to attend this Zoom meeting, you will need to...

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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.

 

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 "All Ages" group.

Family Stress Relief

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Classes, Educational, Recreation
Event Details:
The world can be a stressful place! Learn how to help manage it as a family. Join us for a virtual presentation by Dr. Chiquita Miller from the K-State Extension Office as we learn and explore the different ways all family members can help manage str...
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...