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

Common Grounds Book Club

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Library
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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: 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
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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.

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 "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 "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.
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:
Join us for the B&B book club as we read "The Stolen Daughter" by Reshonda Tate Billingsley.  We will meet virtually Thursday, January 28th at 6:30 pm.  Zoom Information will be provided at a later date.  ...
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 "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 "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 "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...
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 "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: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
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...
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 "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: 975
Event Details:
Isabel Wilkerson, author of the Oprah Book Club pick and New York Times #1 bestselling book Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents will join us via Zoom.  The event will include a keynote address from Ms. Wilkerson followed by a moderat...
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.
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.
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.
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 "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 The World According To Fannie Davi...
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: 15
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 Such a Fun Age by Kiley Re...