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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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 "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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Business & Career, Classes, Educational
Event Details:
Retiring soon or simply thinking about your future retirement? Confused about investment strategies? Join us for Part 3 of the virtual seminar "Exposing the Myths of Retirement Investing" on Tuesday, January 19th at 10am. Certified financial ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

One on One Genealogy Help

10:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Educational, Recreation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Have you been wanting to start researching your family history but you’re just not sure how? Sign up for a help session Tuesdays between 10:00-12:00 via Zoom, with our Kansas Collection Librarian. The library has many genealogy resources from be...
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.
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: 23
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 "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: 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 "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: 8
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 Caste: The Origins of Our Disconte...
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.
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: 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 Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead.&n...
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.

Brush Up Your Zoom

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Classes, Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Even if you have attended a Zoom meeting before, you may not know how to use all of the controls and how to schedule a meeting. Join us as we go over the basics and teach you a few tips and tricks.   In order to attend the Zoom meeting, yo...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Healing Crystals 101

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Cultural, Educational, Recreation
Event Details:
Join Reiki Master and Crystal Reiki Practitioner, Nadia Mitchell for an introduction to popular healing crystals, their benefits and the various ways they can be used to create good vibrations in and around us. Healing crystals are perhaps the la...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Clueless: A Mystery Book Club

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:
Join us for a discussion of the book The Silent Patient By Alex Michaelides over Zoom Topic: Clueless: A Mystery Book Club Zoom Meeting Time: Jan. 25, 2021 12:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://kckpl.zoom.u...
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

One on One Genealogy Help

10:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Educational, Recreation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Have you been wanting to start researching your family history but you’re just not sure how? Sign up for a help session Tuesdays between 10:00-12:00 via Zoom, with our Kansas Collection Librarian. The library has many genealogy resources from be...
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.
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: 26
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 "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 ...

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 "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...