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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All Library Buildings Closed to Public

All Day 3/19 - 3/31
Some Branches
Branches:
Main Library, West Wyandotte Library, Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library, Offsite, South Branch Library, Turner Community Library, Mobile Libraries
Description:
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 mor...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Animal Crossing Interior Design Contest

02/26/2021 @ 12:00pm - 03/08/2021 @ 8:00pm
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Art Exhibit, Computers & Technology, Crafts, Games & Video Games, Recreation
Event Details:
  Are you interested in architecture? Perhaps you pride yourself with your interior design skills? Now is your chance to show off your skills! Your favorite Animal Crossing Library program is pleased to announce an Interior Design Contest! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Spice Club: Chimichurri Rub

All Day 3/1 - 3/5
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Curbside - Main Library
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Cultural
Event Details:
Whether you’re a foodie or just interested in trying something new – Spice Club is for you! Pick up a new spice kit at the beginning of each month. We’ll feature some traditional blends plus some that are a little more exotic – everything from Italia...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Curbside - Main Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Recreation
Event Details:
The Main Library has another great craft kit for adults to take home: Make your own bath salts. You'll get everything you need to make a great scented bath salt.   The Main Library will be offering a limited number of take home craft kits ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Homeschool Adventures: Citizen Science with iNaturalist!

All Day 3/1 - 3/31
Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Library Branch: Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Nature, Science
Event Details:
Become a scientist with iNaturalist! High quality science comes from recording lots of data and with your help, we can achieve that goal! Staff at the Mr. and Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library have created a Biodiversity Inventory project on iNaturalist, an...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Turner Take Home: Horton Hears a Who Craft

03/01/2021 @ 9:00am - 03/05/2021 @ 5:00pm
Turner Community Library
Library Branch: Turner Community Library
Room: Curbside - Turner Community Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
https://youtu.be/ZWaBNhQDejM Celebrate Dr. Seuss' Birthday with this great Horton Hears a Who craft. Call 913-295-8250 ext. 4 to put this item on hold until we close at the Turner Community Library at 5PM ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Turner Take Home: Oobleck

03/01/2021 @ 9:00am - 03/05/2021 @ 5:00pm
Turner Community Library
Library Branch: Turner Community Library
Room: Curbside - Turner Community Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
It is a solid & it is wet…OOBLECK!!! See how Miss. Hannah creates & saves the world from this sticky green substance. Don’t forget to check out the book Bartholomew & the Oobleck at your local KCKPL library. Call 913-295-8250 ext. 4 to sa...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Dr. Seuss Activity Bag

03/01/2021 @ 9:00am - 03/12/2021 @ 5:00pm
West Wyandotte Library
Library Branch: West Wyandotte Library
Room: Curbside - West Wyandotte Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Educational
Event Details:
Celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday by picking up a fun activity bag!  Includes fun activity sheets, Cat in the Hat stickers, and materials to make your own hand-print Lorax!  Available for curbside pickup at West Wyandotte Library on March 1.&nb...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Take Home: Women's History Month Puzzle Craft

03/01/2021 @ 9:00am - 03/12/2021 @ 5:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Curbside - Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
This month we are celebrating woman who have made contributions to our history, society, and culture.  Celebrate Women's History Month with a fun puzzle.  Each puzzle comes with a box to store the pieces and some facts about the woman displ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Rainbow Bracelet- Take Home Craft

03/01/2021 @ 9:00am - 03/31/2021 @ 5:00pm
Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Library Branch: Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
March brings warm sunshine, flowers, and St Patrick’s Day! Place the rainbow colors in order, string them with colorful beads and you can carry your lucky rainbow with you everywhere. We’ve even added a special gold strand for you to add a bit of gol...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Take Home Craft: Paper Chain Milk Snake

03/01/2021 @ 9:00am - 03/31/2021 @ 5:00pm
Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Library Branch: Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts, Nature
Event Details:
Milk snakes are native to Kansas and very secretive but you can learn all about them while creating a slithery friend made out of paper in this take home craft from the Mr. and Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library! While supplies last; Call 913-29...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Turner Take Home: Thing One Puppet

03/01/2021 @ 11:00am - 03/05/2021 @ 5:00pm
Turner Community Library
Library Branch: Turner Community Library
Room: Curbside - Turner Community Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
Turn your home topsy turvy with a Thing One or Thing Two Puppet.  Instructions: http://www.obseussed.com/2012/01/dr-seuss-thing-1-thing-2-paper-bag.html Call 913-295-8250 ext. 4 to save this craft at the Turner Community Library before we clo...
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Classes, Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 33
Event Details:
Come learn the basics of creating a fillable form in Microsoft Word. You'll learn how to use controls on the Developer tab to create text fields, radio buttons, drop-down menus and date selections. We'll also go over how to do basic calculations and ...
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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Spring Gardening Tasks

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Classes, Educational, Nature, Recreation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
  Spring is a great time to dust off the shovels and rakes to prepare our vegetable and flower gardens for planting.  Lynn Loughary, Horticulture Agent with Wyandotte County Extension Office, will talk about preparing the soil for growin...
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 "All Ages" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Health, Speakers & Special Presentations
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Mental Health America of the Heartland will be presenting on the sensitive subject of suicide.  It is a hard topic to discuss but, with suicide rates on the rise, it is so important to start a dialogue.  In this presentation you will learn ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Spice Club: Chimichurri Rub

All Day 3/8 - 3/12
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Curbside - Main Library
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Cultural
Event Details:
Whether you’re a foodie or just interested in trying something new – Spice Club is for you! Pick up a new spice kit at the beginning of each month. We’ll feature some traditional blends plus some that are a little more exotic – everything from Italia...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Take Home: Shamrock Wreath

03/08/2021 @ 9:00am - 03/19/2021 @ 5:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Curbside - Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
Feel lucky this spring by creating a fun and easy shamrock wreath to hang on your door or wall this St. Patrick’s Day. Kits will be available for pickup between Monday-Thursday, from 9am-7pm and Friday from 9am-5pm at the Main Library (v...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Cultural, Educational, Speakers & Special Presentations
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 62
Event Details:
Join us for a Zoom presentation by Dr. Kathryn Labelle, Associate Professor of Aboriginal History at the University of Saskatchewan, on her new book Daughters of Aataentsic: Life Stories from Seven Generations. Daughters of Aataentsic ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Cultural, Educational, Speakers & Special Presentations
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 77
Event Details:
Join us for a Zoom presentation by Dr. Kathryn Labelle, Associate Professor of Aboriginal History at the University of Saskatchewan, on her new book Daughters of Aataentsic: Life Stories from Seven Generations. Daughters of Aataentsic ...