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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Black Art History: Alma Thomas Homeschool Take-Home Project

9:00am - 5:00pm
West Wyandotte Library
Registration
Library Branch: West Wyandotte Library
Room: Curbside - West Wyandotte Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Cultural, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Homeschoolers: join us in celebration of Black History Month for a lesson and hands-on project starring painter Alma Woodsey Thomas! Sign up for your kit to pick up at the West Wyandotte Library on February 9, 2021 and receive all the ingredients nec...
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 "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Kids ages 8 to 12: join us for Graphic Novel Club, presented online by the West Wyandotte Library! We will meet virtually each month to discuss a graphic novel together, accompanied by games and activities. We'll be reading both older favorites ...

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

Healthy Living Book Club

12:00pm - 12:30pm
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Book Club, Health
Event Details:
Healthy Living book Club. People are being told constantly, especially by their physicians, to “live healthy” but it is not often explained what it really means or what it entails. So we created the QUATERLY Healthy Living Book Club. Participants ...
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...

Closed for Holiday

All Day
All Branches
Branches:
Main Library, Virtual, West Wyandotte Library, Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library, Offsite, South Branch Library, Turner Community Library, Mobile Libraries
Description:
All library locations are closed for the holiday. ...
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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Folded Paper Icicles - Take Home Craft Kit

02/16/2021 @ 9:00am - 02/19/2021 @ 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 "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...

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.

 

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.

Compassionate Kids: Black History Month Storytime

6:00pm - 7:00pm
West Wyandotte Library
Registration
Library Branch: West Wyandotte Library
Room: Curbside - West Wyandotte Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 47
Event Details:
Join us for Compassionate Kids, a monthly storytime series for kids ages 4 to 11 and their caregivers centered on creating space for conversations and education about social issues and social justice! Ms. Jacqueline will read stories, show videos, an...
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
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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 Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid. ...
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 ...

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 "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.
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: 12
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 justice issues.  We read both fiction and nonfiction.  Join us this month as we discuss How to Be an Antiracist by...