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

Black History Month Take Home Bags

02/01/2021 @ 4:00pm - 02/05/2021 @ 5:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Curbside - Main Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Cultural, Educational, Recreation
Event Details:
Celebrate Black History Month with our take home gift bags at the Main Library. Each week will feature a different quiz, reading selections and gifts. WHILE SUPPLIES LAST. Week 1: February 1 - 5, 2021 Historical moments in Black History quiz, non...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural, Educational, Movies, Nature, Science
Event Details:
Join us for a virtual film screening of The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind. This documentary focuses on a boy in a village that has been hit with a massive drought. Through the power of resiliency and ingenuity, he is able to harness the power of the win...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.
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Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
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Join us for this virtual workshop with attorney Chris Gaughan, and learn about Powers of Attorney and how to use it correctly. The following important questions and more will be answered: Why would you need a POA (Power of Attorney)? - dea...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Chakras 101

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Cultural, Educational, Recreation
Event Details:
In Sanskrit the word “chakra” translates as wheel of energy. If the chakras are blocked, then energy cannot flow freely, causing emotional and physical ailments. There are seven main chakras in our body. Each of the chakras is directly related to a p...
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This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Black History Month Take Home Bags

02/08/2021 @ 4:00pm - 02/12/2021 @ 5:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Curbside - Main Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Cultural, Educational, Recreation
Event Details:
Celebrate Black History Month with our take home gift bags at the Main Library. Each week will feature a different quiz, reading selections and gifts. WHILE SUPPLIES LAST. Week 1: February 1 - 5, 2021 Historical moments in Black History quiz, non...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Family Stress Relief

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Classes, Educational, Recreation
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The world can be a stressful place! Learn how to help manage it as a family. Join us for a virtual presentation by Dr. Chiquita Miller from the K-State Extension Office as we learn and explore the different ways all family members can help manage str...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Black Art History: Alma Thomas Homeschool Take-Home Project

9:00am - 5:00pm
West Wyandotte Library
Registration
Library Branch: West Wyandotte Library
Room: Curbside - West Wyandotte Library
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Cultural, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Homeschoolers: join us in celebration of Black History Month for a lesson and hands-on project starring painter Alma Woodsey Thomas! Sign up for your kit to pick up at the West Wyandotte Library on February 9, 2021 and receive all the ingredients nec...
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This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Senior Adults" group.

Black History Month Take Home Bags

02/16/2021 @ 4:00pm - 02/19/2021 @ 5:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Curbside - Main Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Cultural, Educational, Recreation
Event Details:
Celebrate Black History Month with our take home gift bags at the Main Library. Each week will feature a different quiz, reading selections and gifts. WHILE SUPPLIES LAST. Week 1: February 1 - 5, 2021 Historical moments in Black History quiz, non...
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: 718
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.

Black History Month Take Home Bags

02/22/2021 @ 4:00pm - 02/26/2021 @ 5:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Curbside - Main Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Cultural, Educational, Recreation
Event Details:
Celebrate Black History Month with our take home gift bags at the Main Library. Each week will feature a different quiz, reading selections and gifts. WHILE SUPPLIES LAST. Week 1: February 1 - 5, 2021 Historical moments in Black History quiz, non...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Compassionate Kids: Black History Month Storytime

6:00pm - 7:00pm
West Wyandotte Library
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Library Branch: West Wyandotte Library
Room: Curbside - West Wyandotte Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 47
Event Details:
Join us for Compassionate Kids, a monthly storytime series for kids ages 4 to 11 and their caregivers centered on creating space for conversations and education about social issues and social justice! Ms. Jacqueline will read stories, show videos, an...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural, Educational, Speakers & Special Presentations
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
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.
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Cultural, Educational, Speakers & Special Presentations
Event Details:
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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.
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Senior Adults
Program Type: Cultural, Educational, Speakers & Special Presentations
Event Details:
TBD ...
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: Educational, Science
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
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Learn about scientific variables while doing a fun experiment using dry erase markers, foil and water. Each participant will need to come pick up a supplies bag at West prior to the program. This virtual program will be held via Zoom: Join...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
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Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural, Educational, Speakers & Special Presentations
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
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 "All Ages" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural, Educational, Speakers & Special Presentations
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
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 "All Ages" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural, Educational, Speakers & Special Presentations
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
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 &...