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. 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. 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.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Classes, Computers & Technology, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Details:
If you have a computer that is not a Mac or Apple, then you have Windows. It's the system that runs your computer. Come see us demonstrate the basics of using a computer with Windows. We'll go over how to open and close programs, how to change you...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.
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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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This event is in the "Children" group.
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Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
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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.

Computer Basics - Files & Folders

10:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual
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Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Classes, Computers & Technology, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
You have a computer with Windows. How do you organize your stuff? How do you find it? How do you move files around? This class will show you the basics of the File Explorer program that lets you do all of those things!   No registration...

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
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All library locations are closed for the holiday.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Microsoft Word Via Zoom

9:30am - 12:00pm
Virtual
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Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Senior 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!  Class is open to beginning computer users.  ...

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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 "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 Anxious People by Fredrik Backman.  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 at karenh@sckck.org. The ...
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
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Join us for this virtual program held on Zoom. Learn all about Wills from a respected Estate Planning Attorney and Partner at Gaughan & Connealy What you'll learn: What is a Last Will & Testament? What do Wills do? Who needs a Wi...
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 "Adults" group.
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Healthy Living Book Club

12:00pm - 12:30pm
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Book Club, Health
Event Details:
Book discussion of the book The Happiness Project, Tenth Anniversary Edition: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying    to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun by Grentchen Ruben Top...
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:
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 will have three months to rea...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Advanced Word Via Zoom

9:30am - 12:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
You know HOW, now is time to WOW!  Learn how to insert pictures into your document, type text into multiple columns, change the color of your text, and more.  Also, learn how to send a singular letter to multiple recipients using Microsoft ...

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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.
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Homeschool Tuesday: Claymation Animation PART 1

10:00am - 11:00am
West Wyandotte Library
Library Branch: West Wyandotte Library
Room: Curbside - West Wyandotte Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Crafts, Educational
Event Details:
Join us for a two-part workshop on Claymation Animation! Claymation is a type of stop-motion animation using malleable clay and changing the shape or position of the clay for each frame In part 1, we will meet on Zoom to learn about claymation and...
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 "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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Student Loan Planning 101

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
  *more information to come! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Microsoft Excel Via Zoom

9:30am - 12:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
A spreadsheet is a powerful tool for organizing your data.  Learn how to create a spreadsheet, enter data, format and calculate numbers. ...

Closed for Inservice

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 staff inservice.  ...
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: 9
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 American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins. ...