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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All Library Buildings Closed to Public

All Day 3/19 - 1/31
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Take Home: Bouquet of Love Greeting Card craft @ West

01/19/2021 @ 9:00am - 02/12/2021 @ 5:00pm
West Wyandotte Library
Library Branch: West Wyandotte Library
Room: Curbside - West Wyandotte Library
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
This greeting card is easy to make, and has room for some creativity. Between cutting out the hearts and decorating them, you can do different sizes and drawn decorations to make this a unique card.  The finished result is a cute Valentine’s Day...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Take Home Craft-Shooting Star Cosmic Wall Hanging

01/19/2021 @ 3:00pm - 01/31/2021 @ 5:00pm
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Educational, Games & Video Games, Nature, Science
Event Details:
Take Celeste from Animal Crossing’s lead and get inspired by the cosmos! This take-home packet is perfect for any stargazer. Included are glow-in-the-dark wall stars, information about moon cycles and constellations and a galactic-themed stress ball....
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Take Home Craft-Iris Folded Cards for Adults

All Day 1/20 - 1/31
West Wyandotte Library
Library Branch: West Wyandotte Library
Room: Curbside - West Wyandotte Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Crafts, Recreation
Event Details:
Much like the iris of a camera, iris folded cards create special keepsakes with a unique piece of art. Decorate your cards and hand them out to family and friends!  Please call 913-295-8250 ext. 5 to reserve your activity bag, or request one ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Take Home Craft: Winter Animal Suncatchers

All Day 1/25 - 1/29
Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Library Branch: Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Nature
Event Details:
Animals have adaptations to help them survive the cold winter months every year. An adaptation could be a change in behavior such as hibernation or how an animal looks, like when the color of their fur changes to blend in with the changing habitat. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Take Home: Origami Challenge for Teens & Tweens

All Day 1/25 - 1/29
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Curbside - Main Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
Teens and Tweens: call or stop by Main Library in January to pick up the Origami Challenge craft kit. The kit includes a variety of origami paper and instructions for some winter animal origami. We are open Monday - Thursday 9am -...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Take Home: Pop-Up Snowflakes

All Day 1/25 - 1/29
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Curbside - Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
Pop over to Main Library and pick up this fun craft. Uniquely designed just like you, these pop-up snowflakes are sure to bring some winter fun! Available starting January 25th (via curbside), Monday through Thursday between 9am-7pm, and Friday betwe...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Craft Stick Snowman - Take Home Craft Kit

01/25/2021 @ 9:00am - 01/29/2021 @ 5:00pm
Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Library Branch: Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Nature, Recreation
Event Details:
Swing by the library any time this month to pick up this kit to make an easy craft stick snowman to hang on your refrigerator during the winter.  Call us when you get here and we'll bring the kit out to your car.  913-295-8250, option #2.&n...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Take Home Craft: The Mitten

01/25/2021 @ 9:00am - 01/29/2021 @ 5:00pm
Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Library Branch: Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Crafts
Event Details:
You can re-tell the classic story of "The Mitten" with your own mitten and woodland characters illustrated by Jan Brett. You can check out a copy of "The Mitten" from our library or you can listen to the story online. Color the animal chara...

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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.

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: 24
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 (January 5th) - You'll get an introduction to your machine and learn about bobbins, threading and needles. Part II (Janu...
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 "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: 7
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Intro to Microsoft Publisher

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Classes, Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Details:
Come learn the basics of this desktop publishing program that lets you make flyers, banners and cards.   In order to attend the Zoom meeting, you will need to register with an email address. The link to the Zoom class will be sent the d...
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: 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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Spice Club: Italian Spice Kits

All Day 2/1 - 2/5
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 "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 "All Ages" group.

Take Home Kit: Owl Pellet Dissection

All Day 2/1 - 2/12
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:
Owl pellets are the regurgitated remains of an owl's last meal but what can they tell us about this nocturnal creature? Quite a bit! Pick up a kit from the Mr. and Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library that has everything you need to dissect an owl pellet an...