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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Brush Up Your Zoom

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
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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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
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Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Crafts, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Calling all at-home learners ages 4-18! Register for the 2021 Vision Boards Zoom program on Thursday January 21st at 2 pm where we will learn about the importance of setting goals, experiment with hand lettering and calligraphy, and sharing resources...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Book Bytes

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:
Teen Book Bytes is a new teen book club to read and discuss multicultural books that offer mirrors and windows to life experiences and individual perspectives. Registered participants will be emailed a Zoom link and the link will be posted on th...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
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Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Speakers & Special Presentations
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join us for a day in the life of people with unique careers and hobbies. Learn about how this person got into their profession or activity, what they do on a daily basis & some lessons they learned along the way, followed by a short Q &...
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 "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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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 "All Ages" group.

Managing S.A.D. and Pandemic Fatigue

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Educational, Health, Speakers & Special Presentations
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join community mental health professionals Dr. Nancy Osborn, of KC Healthy Kids, and Chiquita Miller, of K-State Extension Services, to discuss Seasonal Affective Disorder and pandemic fatigue.  Both are common mental health issues so we wi...
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 "All Ages" group.

People of the World, Unite!

11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural
Event Details:
As the world faces global challenges, let’s celebrate what unites us as human beings.  Let’s make today’s strangers be tomorrow’s friends.  Please join us as we connect with our friends and families across the world to share cultural exp...
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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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 "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: 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.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
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...