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Featured This Month Dotte-Con 2018 West, 10 am - 4 pm, Saturday, April 28 Our 3rd Annual Dotte-Con is here! Our biggest and best event, to date, with Taiko Drummer performances, engaging panels and special guest Ben Lee, a local comic artist! Join us for fun, food, games, cosplay contest, anime screenings, prize baskets and more! Visit facebook.com/ otakuanimecorps for more news and updates!

Harry Potter Party and Book Drive You can make your own Fantastic Beast, take a Potions Class, make a wand, listen to stories, have a snack, and earn a chance to WIN a Harry Potter Gift Basket (earn an entry by bringing a book to donate)! Main, 1 pm, Saturday, April 7

Make Your Own Patronus Workshop Use special paints and markers to your own projectable patronus transparency, slide, or suncatcher. You’ll also make your own wand. Lunch and chocolate bars will be served. Turner, 12 pm, Saturday, April 14 Register: kckpl.org

Earth Day Everyday! We will have Earth Day crafts available all day in the library. Bring your family, friends or Scout troop and help us clean up the lake by pickup up trash along the nature trail and shoreline. Schlagle, 10 am, Saturday, April 21

Día de los Niños Join us to celebrate Dia de los Niños/Dia de los Libros, Children's Day/Book Day with an awesome party! We'll have a petting zoo, games, crafts, snacks and fun for the whole family! South, 5:30 pm, Monday, April 30

Art Exhibits Watercolors by Dwayne Henry Main

Animals of South Africa Schlagle

The Infinite by Tanya Lueck South

USD 500 Art Faculty Annual Show West

Klicks for Kids West


Announcements Closings All library locations will be closed on Sunday, April 1, for the holiday and on Thursday, April 19, for staff in-service training. West Wyandotte Library is getting a new look! The construction on West Wyandotte Library will continue. Visit kckpl.org for updates and photos.

Adults and All Ages Arts & Culture The Writers’ Bloc Writer’s Group West, 7 pm, Mondays My Friend’s Bookshelf

Book Clubs Next Chapter Book Club The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact by Chip and Dan Heath Main, 5:30 pm, Monday, April 2 Ages: 50+ My Friend’s Bookshelf Share what you’ve been reading South, 2:30 pm, Wednesday, April 4 Bookfix Book Club South, 10 am, Thursday, April 5 LIT AF Book Club West, 6:00 pm, Monday, April 9

Inspirational Book Club Perennials by Julie Cantrell West, 7 pm, Thursday, April 12 Clueless: A Mystery Book Club See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt Legends’ Panera, 12:30 pm, Monday, April 16 Back to the Fiction Book Club West, 6 pm, Monday, April 16 Register: kckpl.org Common Grounds Book Club Golden Legend by Nadeem Aslam Main, 1 pm, Wednesday, April 18 Short & Sweet Mini Lit Book Club We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi West, 2 pm, Saturday, April 21 Register: kckpl.org B & B Book Club West, 6:00 pm, Monday, April 23 Register: kckpl.org

The Long Overdue Book Club The Nix by Nathan Hill Main, 6:30 pm, Thursday, April 26

College & Career Working Mondays 2 hours uninterrupted computer time for job-related tasks. West, 1 pm, Mondays Working Wednesday 2 hours uninterrupted computer time for job-related tasks. Main, 1 pm, Wednesdays Practice ACT Main, 9 am, Saturday, April 21 Register: kckpl.org

Computers & Tech One on One Computer Help Library Hours with Appointment at


Adults and All Ages Main, South, Turner, West, & Mobile Library

Register: kckpl.org

Get Comfortable with Computers Main, 10 am, Tuesday, April 10 Register: kckpl.org

Clothespin Mirror Craft Turner, 5:30 pm, Monday, April 16 Register: kckpl.org

Microsoft Word West, 9:30 am, Monday, April 9 West, 6 pm, Tuesday, April 10 Register: kckpl.org

Saturday Sewing: Main, 2:30 pm, Saturday, April 21 Register: kckpl.org

Microsoft Excel West, 9:30 am, Monday, April 16 West, 6 pm, Tuesday, April 17 Register: kckpl.org Microsoft Publisher West, 9:30 am, Thursday, April 12 Register: kckpl.org Internet for Beginners/Introduction to the Internet Main, 10 am, Tuesday, April 17 West, 9:30 am, Thursday, April 26 Register: kckpl.org Email 101 Main 10 am, Wednesday, April 18 Register: kckpl.org Google Apps West, 9:30 am, Monday, April 23 Register: kckpl.org Intro to Kanopy Main, 6 pm, Monday, April 12 Register: kckpl.org

Yarn Crafters Club West, 11 am, Monday, April 23 Springtime Hatching Chicks Turner, 6 pm, Thursday, April 26 Register: kckpl.org

Games & Videogames Game On @ The Library Gaming on our big screen West, 1 pm, Sunday, April 8 & 22

Table Top @ The Library Main, 6 pm, Monday, April 9 & 30 Register: kckpl.org Board @ The Library West, 1 pm, Sunday, April 15 & 29 Family Lego Club West, 10:30 am, Saturday, April 14

Crafts & DIY Quilting Classes South, 6 pm, Mondays Crafting for Seniors West, 11 am, Monday, April 2 Ages: 55+

Spring Flowers Craft Turner, 6 pm, Thursday, April 12

Health & Wellness Life Hacks South, 2:30 pm, Mondays Medicare 101 with Susana Marcos South, 11 am, Thursday, April 5 Medicare Educational Meeting West, 11 am, Thursday, April 5 Register: kckpl.org Suicide Awareness and Prevention

Workshop Turner, 10 am, Saturday, April 14 Register: kckpl.org

Language Learning ESL Classes / Inglés Básico West, 6:30pm, Mondays South, 6:30 pm, Tuesdays Main, 6 pm, Wednesdays Conversational Spanish Basic skills needed to participate South, 2 pm, Tuesdays

Movies Wednesday Nite Movies: National Poetry Month Main, 6 pm, Wednesdays April 4 – Dead Poets Society April 18 – Howl April 25 – For Colored Girls Mad for the Movies: 1971 Road Films West, 6:30 pm, Wednesdays April 4 - vanishing Point April 11 - Duel April 25 - Two-Lane Blacktop Main Family Movie Night Main, 6 pm, Thursdays April 5 - Cinderella (1950) April 12 - Ferdinand South Family Movie Night South, 6 pm, Thursdays April 5 - Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle April 12 - Star Wars: the Last Jedi April 26 - Paddington 2 Thursday Night Theater West, 6:30 pm, Thursdays April 5 - Coco April 12 - Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle April 26 - Phantom Thread Saturday Movies Main, 1 pm, Saturdays April 7 – Star Wars Last Jedi


Adults and All Ages April 14 – Shape of Water April 21 – Greatest Showman Cine Familiar South, 2 pm, Saturday, April 14 Película Familiar en Español: Jumanji: Bienvenidos a la jungla South, 2 pm, Saturday, April 28

Speakers & Forums Citizenship Classes South, 6 pm, Mondays & Wednesdays AARP Tax Aide Turner, 10 am, Thursdays Register: 913-295-8250 x4

Next Chapter Kansas City Forum Lewis Diuguid Book Talk West, 5 pm, Tuesday, April 24 Register: kckpl.org

Special Celebrations Poetry Month Celebration WyCo Young Democrats Poetry Slam South, 1 pm, Saturday, April 21 Poetry Month Celebration Open Mic Night South, 2 pm, Saturday, April 28

For more information on programs, ages, and registration, visit our website at kckpl.org.

American GI Forum South, 3 pm, Saturday, April 21

Children Decorate Book Bags for Día! Main, 2 pm, Sunday, April 15 Register: kckpl.org Painted Flowers West, 6 pm, Wednesday, April 18

Games & Videogames Lego Night Main, 6 pm, Wednesdays Board Game Bonanza! Main, 3:30 pm, Monday, April 9 & 23 Family Lego Club West, 10:30 am, Saturday, April 14

Kids’ Café Mon-Fri, 4 pm, Main & West Join us for snacks provided by KCKPS for children ages 0-18. Snacks must be eaten on site.

Art & Crafts Spring Bunnies West, 6 pm, Wednesday, April 4 Indoor Rainbows West, 6 pm, Wednesday, April 11

Learning & Culture Decorate Your Own Umbrella West, 6 pm, Wednesday, April 18

Get Your Art On!! Main, 3 pm, Wednesday, April 25 Ages: 6-14 Explorers’ Club: Chromatography West, 6 pm, Wednesday, April 25

Kids-A-Cookin’ Learn to make kid friendly delicious and nutritious snacks. Main, 3 pm, 1st & 3rd Wednesday South, 3 pm, 2nd & 4th Wednesday Spanish Singing Lessons South, 12:30 pm, Saturdays STEAM-Powered South, 6 pm, Monday, April 2 Register: kckpl.org


Children Storytimes Main 6 by 6 Storytime Stories and songs with a focus on the 6 skills preschoolers need to be ready for school. 6 pm, Tuesdays Baby Storytime Focus on interaction between baby and adult with songs, books, and bonding activities. 11 am, Wednesdays Ages: Newborns through pre-walkers with caregiver Family Storytime Bring your children of all ages to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun. 10:30 am, Saturdays

Schlagle

West

Nature Storytime We’ll read a story about a nature related topic and then do an activity. 10 am, Monday, April 9

Preschool Storytime Older preschoolers will enjoy this longer 6 by 6: Ready to Read program 10 am, Wednesdays Ages: 3-5 with a caregiver

South

Toddler Storytime A 6 by 6 program with stories, songs, fingerplays, movement activities, and free play. 10 am, Thursdays, Ages: 18-36 months with a caregiver

Little Learners Storytime Stories focus on the 6 by 6 pre-reading skills. 10:30 am, Tuesdays

Turner Friday 6 by 6 Storytime Stories, dance, and games to get kids excited about learning 6 pre-reading skills! 10:30 am, Friday

Bilingual Storytime/Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe Join us for an hour of stories and songs in both English and Spanish. /Únase a nosotros para una hora de cuentos y canciones en ambos inglés y español. 2 pm, Saturday, April 14

Homeschool Adventures: Signs of Spring Bridle Trail Hike Schlagle, 10 am & 1 pm, Wednesday, April 4 Ages: 6-8, 9-12 Register: kckpl.org

Homeschool Friday: Homeschool Jeopardy! Turner, 11 am, Friday, April 6 Register: kckpl.org

Bust a Move! Musical fun and excitement featuring dancing, yoga, songs, and maybe a story or two! 10 am, Saturday, April 7 Ages: 3-6 years Music Mayhem Musical fun and excitement with instruments, songs, dancing, and maybe a story or two 10 am, Saturday, April 21

Express Yourself! (Without Getting in Trouble) Main, 1 pm, Saturday, April 28 Register: kckpl.org

Movies Main Family Movie Night Main, 6 pm, Thursdays April 5 - Cinderella (1950) April 12 - Ferdinand South Family Movie Night South, 6 pm, Thursdays April 5 - Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle April 12 - Star Wars: the Last Jedi April 26 - Paddington 2


Teens Art & Crafts

Game On! Main, 4 pm, Monday, April 9 & @3

Movies

Whatever Wednesdays West, 1 pm, Wednesdays

Mario Kart Tournament Turner, 3 pm, Tuesday, April 10 Register: kckpl.org

Main Family Movie Night Main, 6 pm, Thursdays April 5 - Cinderella (1950) April 12 - Ferdinand

Maker Monday Main, 4 pm, Monday, April 2 Stress Awareness: Make Your Own Stress Ball Turner, 3:30 pm, Tuesday, April 3 Register: kckpl.org Spring Bunnies West, 6 pm, Wednesday, April 4 Indoor Rainbows West, 6 pm, Wednesday, April 11 Decorate Book Bags for Día! Main, 2 pm, Sunday, April 15 Register: kckpl.org Painted Flowers West, 6 pm, Wednesday, April 18 DIY Cloud Lamp Turner, 3:30 pm, Tuesday, April 24 Register: kckpl.org Get Your Art On!! Main, 3 pm, Wednesday, April 25 Ages: 6-14 Explorers’ Club: Chromatography West, 6 pm, Wednesday, April 25

Games & Videogames Lego Night Main, 6 pm, Wednesdays

Geek Hour South, 3:30, Thursday, April 5

Board Game Bonanza! Main, 3:30 pm, Monday, April 9 & 23

Family Lego Club West, 10:30 am, Saturday, April 14

Learning & Culture Kids-A-Cookin’ Make kid friendly, nutritious snacks. Main, 3 pm, 1st & 3rd Wednesday South, 3 pm, 2nd & 4th Wednesday STEAM-Powered South, 6 pm, Monday, April 2 Register: kckpl.org GirlPower! Empowering Young Girls West, 3 pm, Tuesday, April 3 & 17 Register: kckpl.org Homeschool Friday: Homeschool Jeopardy! Turner, 11 am, Friday, April 6 Register: kckpl.org

South Family Movie Night South, 6 pm, Thursdays April 5 - Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle April 12 - Star Wars: the Last Jedi April 26 - Paddington 2 Anime Clubs Visit us online at facebook.com/otakuanimecorps West Anime Corps - West, 6 pm, April 3, 10, 16, & 23 Otaku Anime Corps - Turner, 5 pm, Wednesdays Anime Club - Main, 4 pm, Tuesday, April 10

Special Celebrations

Teen Advisory Group Main, 4 pm, Thursday, April 12 Teen Volunteer Orientation Must complete application prior to attending. Main, 6 pm, Monday, April 16 Register: 913-295-8250 x1111

Anti-Prom! Celebrate with your friends. Main, 6 pm, Thursday, April 26

Books & Beyond Book Club A Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds South, 3 pm, Wednesday, April 18 Practice ACT Main, 9 am, Saturday, April 21 Register: kckpl.org Train Your Grownup to Curse (Without Cursing) Main, 1 pm, Saturday, April 28 Register: kckpl.org Code Central Main, 4 pm, Monday, April 30 Register: kckpl.org

Kids’ Café Mon-Fri, 4 pm, Main & West Snacks provided by KCKPS for children ages 0-18. Snacks must be eaten on site.


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Monday-Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm Every Third Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm Sunday closed

Monday-Thursday 9:00am - 9:00pm Friday & Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm Sunday 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Monday-Thursday 10:00am - 8:00pm Friday 10:00am - 5:00pm Saturday 10:00am - 2:00pm Sunday closed

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Abril 2018 @ Kansas City, Kansas Public Library Estaremos cerrados el 1 de abril por ser día feriado y el 19 de abril para la capacitación del personal.

Main Library Plaza Comunitaria y Computació n Básica ¡Ven y conócenos!, el Instituto Nacional para la Educación de los adultos (INEA) y la Biblioteca Pública de Kansas City, Kansas (KCKPL) ofrecen servicios de alfabetización, y obtención del certificado de Primaria o Secundaria 6 pm, todos los lunes y martes Inglés Básico Aprenda inglés en la biblioteca. Venga y aprenda pronombres, verbos, vocabulario, gramática, y comprensión oral. 6 pm, todos los miércoles

Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe ¡Ayude a su hijo/a desarrollar un amor por los libros en dos idiomas! Únase a nosotros para una hora de cuentos y canciones en ambos inglés y español. 2 pm, sábado, el 14 de abril Película Familiar en Español Jumanji: Bienvenidos a la jungla.- El misterioso y letal juego Jumanji reaparece más de veinte años después. 1:30 pm, sábado, el 28 de abril

South Branch Library Clases de Inglés Gratis! Quiere aprender o mejorar su inglés? Únase a nuestro grupo. Niños son bienvenidos. 6:30 pm, todos los martes Classes De Canto Niños de diferentes edades aprenden a desarrollar y cultivar su voz. Programa guiado por la maestra Sandra Zamora. "La Voz Romantica" de Kansas City 12:30 pm, sábados

West Wyandotte Library Clases de Ingles Empieza a hablar con confianza y a mejorar tu conversación. Basado en el método natural de aprendizaje: primero, escuchas y comprendes, luego hablas y escribes. 6:30 pm, todos los lunes

Clases de Cuidadanía Gratis Las clases son los lunes y miércoles de 6-8 p.m. El curso empezará el 9 de abril, 2018 y durará 12 semanas. Regístrese en 913-295-8250 x3109 6 pm, lunes, 9 de abril Cine Familiar 2 pm, sábado, el 12 de abril

Todos los programas son gratuitos y abiertos al público en general a menos que esté indicado de otra manera. Para obtener mayor información, visite el sitio web kckpl.org.


913-295-8250 Visita una de nuestras bibliotecas de KCKPL Main Library

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South Branch Library

Turner Community Library

West Wyandotte Library

Mobile Libraries

625 Minnesota Ave. KCK 66101

4051 West Drive WyCo Lake KCK 66109

3104 Strong Avenue KCK 66106

831 S.55th Street KCK 66106

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lunes-viernes 9:00am - 5:00pm cada tercer sábado 9:00am - 5:00pm domingo cerrado

lunes-jueves 9:00am - 9:00pm viernes y sábado 9:00am - 5:00pm domingo 1:00pm - 5:00pm

lunes-jueves 8:30am - 8:30pm viernes y sábado 8:30am - 5:00pm domingo 1:00pm - 5:00pm

lunes-jueves 10:00am - 8:00pm viernes 10:00am - 5:00pm sábado 10:00am - 2:00pm domingo cerrado

lunes-jueves 9:00am - 9:00pm viernes y sábado 9:00am - 5:00pm domingo 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Ruta Verde 913-461-2374 Ruta Púrpura 913-461-5415 mobileteam@kckpl.org

Conéctate con KCKPL Visítanos en línea en

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April 2018 @ Kansas City, Kansas Public Library  

The April 2018 calendar of events.

April 2018 @ Kansas City, Kansas Public Library  

The April 2018 calendar of events.

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