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Featured This Month Dotte Con West, Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm, August 10 Join us for our annual Dotte Con! Special guests and panels, a cosplay contest, video and tabletop games, anime viewings, and more will be featured at this KCK-grown convention!

Kid’s Science Lab South, 2:30 pm, Wednesdays August 7 - Solve a Crime with Forensic Science! August 21 - Fantastic Physics! Registration required

Folklore & History of Wildflowers Flowers have so many stories to tell. They've been used for love potions, health remedies, messages, and more. Here their stories, tour our flower gardens, and maybe win a few plants. Schlagle, 1:30 pm, Saturday, August 17

Quindaro Townsite Panel Discussion Join us for a conversation led by Jim Ogle, Executive Director of Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area, about the future of this historic Kansas abolitionist port town. Main, 6 pm, Monday, August 19

The Clean Witch: Intro to Feng Shui Join Holistic Living Guide & Feng Shui Practitioner, Trish Breed, from The Clean Witch for an intro to Feng Shui. Turner, 6 pm, Monday, August 26

Art Exhibits KCK Then and Now Main

Stowers Institute Schlagle

ArtMakers’ Place Peer Groups South

James Schultz West

Yazmin Salas Turner


Announcements Save the Date The annual Library in the Park festival will be Saturday September 28 at Big Eleven Lake Park.

Adults & All Ages Arts & Culture The Writers’ Bloc West, 7 pm, Mondays Come Write In West, 1 pm Saturdays

Write Here at the Library Main, 6 pm, Tuesday, August 6

Book Clubs Bookfix Book Club* West, 7 pm, Thursday, August 1 Katie’s Comic Collective* Main, 2 pm, Sunday, August 4 Registration required. My Friend’s Bookshelf* Share what you’ve been reading South, 2:30 pm, Wednesday, August 7

Inspirational Book Club* Formula of Deception by Carrie Stuart Parks West, 7 pm, Thursday, August 8 African American Book Club* Forged in Desire by Brenda Jackson Main, 1:30 pm, Saturday, August 10 Lit AF Literature and Films Book Club* If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin West, 6 pm, Monday, August 12 Clueless: A Mystery Book Club* Ragged Lake by Ron Corbett Panera at the Legends, 12:30 pm, Monday, August 19 Common Grounds Book Club* After Life by Kate Atkinson Main, 1 pm, Wednesday, August 21 The Blended and Beautiful African American Book Club* Sweet Summer Days by Sheryl Lister West, 6 pm, Monday, August 26 Cookbook Club* Theme: Italy South, 6 pm, Wednesday, August 28

College & Career Working Mondays* 2 hours computer time for jobrelated tasks. West, 12:45 pm, Mondays Working Wednesdays* 2 hours computer time for jobrelated tasks. Main, 1 pm, Wednesdays GED Classes* Main, 8:30 am, Mondays, Tuesdays, & Wednesdays starting August 12 Registration required

Computers & Tech One on One Computer Help Library Hours with Appointment at Main, South, Turner, and West

The Windows 10 Experience* West, 9:30 am, Monday, August 5 Registration required


Adults and All Ages Microsoft Excel* Main, 10 am, Thursday, August 8 West, 9:30 am, Monday, August 19 West, 6 pm, Tuesday, August 20 Registration required

Angry Birds Party Turner, 6 pm, Monday, August 12

Microsoft Word* West, 9:30 am, Monday, August 12 West, 6 pm, Tuesday, August 13 Registration required

Cosplay Made Thimble West, 4:30 pm, Tuesday, August 13 Registration required

Computer Basics* Main, 6 pm Registration required Part I - August 13 Part II - August 20 Part III - August 27

Bullet Journals* South, 5:30 pm, Wednesday, August 21

Microsoft PowerPoint* West, 9:30 am, Thursday, August 15 Registration required

Games & Videogames

Phone Help* Main, 10 am, Thursday, August 15 Registration required Microsoft Excel 3: Tricks to Organize* West, 9:30 am, Thursday, August 22 Registration required Using Your Phone’s Camera* Main, 10 am, Thursday, August 22 Registration required

Crafts & DIY Stepping Stones* Main, 2 pm, Saturday, August 3 Registration required Sunday Sewing South, 2 pm, Sunday, August 4 Crafting for Seniors* West, 11 am, Monday, August 5 Picture Frame* South, 10:30 am, Wednesday, August 7

Yarn Crafters Club West, 11 am, Monday, August 26

Board @ The Library West, 1 pm, Sunday, August 4 & 18 Game On @ The Library West, 1 pm, Sunday, August 25 Health & Wellness Mindfulness and Meditation Main, 12 pm, Wednesdays Conversation Cafe Main, 2 pm, Thursday, August 1 & 22

Medicare Education* West, 11 am, Thursday, August 1 Registration required

Language Learning Inglés Básico/English Class South, 6:30 pm, Tuesdays* Main, 6 pm, Wednesdays

Conversational Spanish* Basic skills needed to participate South, 2 pm, Tuesdays Main, 2 pm, Thursdays Conversational English* West, 6:30 pm, Wednesdays, August 21 & 28 Registration required.

Movies South Family Movie Night South, 6 pm, Mondays August 5 - Missing Link August 12 - Pokémon Detective Pikachu August 19 - UglyDolls August 26 - A Dog’s Journey Wednesday Night Movies: Robert Rodriguez* Main, 6 pm, Wednesdays August 7 - El Mariachi August 14 - Desperado August 21 - The Faculty August 28 - From Dusk Till Dawn Mad for the Movies: Jackie Chan West, 6:30 pm, Wednesdays August 7 - Police Story August 14 - Project A August 21 - Police Story 2 August 28 - The Legend of Drunken Master Thursday Night Theater West, 6 pm, Thursday, July 25 Saturday Movies* Main, 1 pm, Saturdays August 3 - Little August 10 - Shazam! August 17 - Long Shot August 24 - Avengers: Endgame August 31 - A Dog’s Journey


Adults & All Ages Avengers: Endgame Movie and Fun Make a super hero snack, mask, and watch the movie. South, 1 pm, Saturday, August 17

Speakers & Forums Citizenship Classes* South, 6 pm, Mondays & Wednesdays

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

* These programs are adults-only

Children Painted Rocks West, 6 pm, Thursday, August 7

Mythical Crafting: Dragons & Unicorns Turner, 6 pm, Wednesday, August 22 Ink Masters Art Challenge West, 3 pm, Tuesday, August 28

Coloring Party! Main, 2 pm, Saturday, August 10 Kids’ Café Mon-Thurs, 12 pm, Main & West Starting August 14 Join us for snacks provided by KCKPS for children ages 0-18. Snacks must be eaten on site.

Book Clubs

Tissue Paper Painting West, 6 pm, Wednesday, August 14 Color Craze West, 1 pm, Saturday, August 17 Back to School Homework Organizer Main, 1:30 pm, Saturday, August 17

Book to Movie Club Main, 1:30 pm, Saturday, August 24

Munchie Monday: Edible Slime West, 3 pm, Monday, August 19

Art & Crafts

Get Your Art On: Eric Carle Main, 3 pm, Tuesday, August 21

Bilingual Craft Time South, 5:30 pm, Thursdays

Paper Plate Snails West, 6 pm, Tuesday, August 21

DIY Pencil Pouch Main, 2 pm, Tuesday, August 6

Chalk Butterflies West, 6 pm, Tuesday, August 28 Neon Henna Main, 2 pm, Thursday, August 31

Games & Videogames Gamers’ Adventures Turner, 3:30 pm, Mondays Lego Club Main, 6 pm, Wednesdays Game Night Main, 3:30 pm, Monday, August 12 & 26

Retro Gaming Turner, 3:30 pm, Thursday, August 15


Children Storytimes

Main

Schlagle

West

6 by 6 Storytime Stories, songs, and loads of fun for Early Learners that focus on the 6 skills preschoolers need to be ready for school. 6 pm, Tuesdays Ages: 3-5 years

Slithery Storytime We’ll read a story about a nature related topic and then do an activity. 10 am, Saturday, August 17 Ages: All ages

Toddler Storytime Short stories, songs, fingerplays, movement activities, and free play to reinforce early language learning. 10 am, Thursdays except 7/4 Ages: 12-36 months

Baby Storytime Start your little ones on their literacy journey to becoming a lifelong reader with stories, rhymes, and songs. 10 am, Wednesdays Ages: Birth-24 months

South Little Learners Storytime Stories that focus on 6 by 6 prereading skills. 10:30 am, Tuesdays Ages: All Ages

Read With Me The trained dogs from Pet Partners will provide a safe and exciting environment for children to read and flourish. 1 pm, Saturday, August 17 Ages: 5-11 years

Family Storytime Stories, dance, and songs to help your child build a lifelong love of reading! 11 am Saturdays Ages: All Ages \

Learning & Culture Music Monday West, 3 pm, Mondays

Girls Who Code Club Info Session West, 6 pm, Thursday, August 1 Registration required STEM Saturday: Play Chess! Main, 1 pm, Saturday, August 3 Tweens’ Back to School Fest West, 3 pm, Thursday, August 8

Paint the Pages Read a story then paint a picture inspired by the book! 2 pm, Saturday, August 3 Ages: All Ages

Turner

Mobile Library Storytime Blue Route, Angels of Grace, Friday, August 2, 16, & 30 Purple Route, Happy Hearts Learning Center, Wednesday, August 14 & 28

Friday 6 by 6 Storytime Stories, dance, and games to get kids excited about learning 6 by 6 prereading skills! 10:30 am, Fridays Age: 18 months to 8 years

Girls Who Code Club West, 6 pm, Thursday, August 29 Registration required

Movies Main Family Movie Night Main, 6 pm, Thursdays August 1 - How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World August 8 - Wonder Park August 15 - Dumbo August 22 - Bumblebee August 29 - The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

Recreation Free Friday West, 3 pm, Fridays August 9 - Friendship Jewelry August 16 - Board Game Mania August 23 - TBA August 30 - TBA


Teens Book Clubs

Games & Videogames

Movies

Gamers’ Adventures Turner, 3:30 pm, Mondays

Painted Rocks West, 6 pm, Thursday, August 7

Main family Movie Night Main, 6 pm, Thursdays August 1 - How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World August 8 - Wonder Park August 15 - Dumbo August 22 - Bumblebee August 29 - The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

Coloring Party! Main, 2 pm, Saturday, August 10

Anime Clubs Visit facebook.com/otakuanimecorps

Book to Movie Club Main, 1:30 pm, Saturday, August 24

Art & Crafts DIY Pencil Pouch Main, 2 pm, Tuesday, August 6

DIY Earbud Holders South, 3:30 pm, Tuesday, August 13 Teen Art Night West, 6 pm, Tuesday, August 13 & 27 Tissue Paper Painting West, 6 pm, Wednesday, August 14 PB&J Competition West, 3 pm, Thursday, August 15 Munchie Monday: Edible Slime West, 3 pm, Monday, August 19

Chaos Time with Carly West, 3 pm, Tuesdays Lego Club Main, 6 pm, Wednesdays

Mortal Kombat Tournament Turner, 3:30 pm, Thursday, August 8 Game Night Main, 3:30 pm, Monday, August 12 & 26

Otaku Anime Corps - Turner, 5 pm, Wednesdays

Video Game Club South, 2:30 pm, Wednesday, August 14 & 28

West Anime Corps - West, 6 pm, July 2, August 6, 13, 20, & 26

Retro Gaming Turner, 3:30 pm, Thursday, August 15

Get Your Art On: Eric Carle Main, 3 pm, Tuesday, August 21

Learning & Culture

Paper Plate Snails West, 6 pm, Tuesday, August 21

West, 3 pm, Mondays

Bad Art Day: Portraits West, 3 pm, Wednesday, August 22

Anime Club - Main, 3 pm, Tuesday, August 20

Music Monday

Recreation Free Friday West, 3 pm, Fridays August 9 - Friendship Jewelry August 16 - Board Game Mania August 23 - TBA August 30 - TBA

Girls Who Code Club Info Session West, 6 pm, Thursday, August 1 Registration required STEM Saturday: Play Chess! Main, 1 pm, Saturday, August 3

Geometric Canvas Art South, 3:30 pm, Tuesday, August 27 Ink Masters Art Challenge West, 3 pm, Tuesday, August 28 Chalk Butterflies West, 6 pm, Tuesday, August 28 Neon Henna Main, 2 pm, Thursday, August 31

Tweens’ Back to School Fest West, 3 pm, Thursday, August 8 ACT Practice Test Main, 9 am, Saturday, August 10 Registration required Teen Volunteer Orientation Main, 6 pm, Monday, August 12 & 19 Registration required

Kids’ Café Mon-Thurs, 12 pm, Main & West Starting August 14

Girls Who Code Club West, 6 pm, Thursday, August 29 Registration required

Join us for snacks provided by KCKPS for children ages 0-18. Snacks must be eaten on site. .


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Visit a KCKPL Location Main Library

Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library

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

1737 N. 82nd Street KCK 66112

Blue Route 913-530-5951

Monday-Thursday 8:30am - 8:30pm Friday & Saturday 8:30am - 5:00pm Sunday 1:00pm - 5:00pm

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

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

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Agosto 2019 @ Kansas City, Kansas Public Library Main Library Plaza Comunitaria y Computación Básica ¡Ven y conócenos!, el Instituto Nacional para la Educación de los adultos (INEA) y KCKPL ofrecen servicios de alfabetización, y obtención del certificado de Primaria o Secundaria 2 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

South Branch Library Clases de Ciudadanía Gratis Las clases ofrecidas incluyen el trabajo del curso centrado en el idioma inglés, la historia estadounidense y el conocimiento cívico necesario para aprobar la entrevista y el examen de naturalización. Regístrese en 913-295-8250 6 pm, todos los lunes y miércoles Hora de Manualidades Bilingüe Los niños harán divertidas manualidades y aprenderán figuras, colores, y palabras/frases básicas en Español e Inglés. 5:30 pm, todos los jueves Programa de Folklorico Taller de Danza Folklórica abrirá la oprotunidad a los alumnos la posibilidad de expresarse y comunicarse a través del lenguaje de sus propios movimientos. 5:30 pm, todos los jueves

Clases de Canto Aprende a darle claridad y tono a tu canto con este programa gratuito cada sábado. Todas las edades y todos los estilos con la profesora Sandra Zamora. 11 am, todos los sábados Deje de Fumar Por Su Salud Presentación educativa sobre los efectos negativos del tabaco. 6:30 pm, el miércoles, el 14 de agosto Clases de Computación para Adultos Quieres aprender conceptos básicos de Computación, como buscar información en internet o como usar las redes sociales. Anímate a participar en la sesión de computación el cuarto sábado de cada mes. 10 am, el sábado, el 24 de agosto

Clases de Inglés Gratis! Quiere aprender o mejorar su inglés? Únase a nuestro grupo. Niños son bienvenidos. 6:30 pm, todos los martes

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

1737 N. 82nd Street KCK 66112

Ruta Azul 913-530-5951

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

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 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

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