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Featured This Month Black History Month Black History Month occurs every February as a way to acknowledge the important people and events in the history of the African diaspora. We’ll have several programs through throughout February honoring Black History month. You’ll also find book lists, featured items, and more in our branches and on our website.

Children of the Promised Land A pictorial history of the mothers and children of Nicodemus, the only remaining western town established by African Americans during the Reconstruction Period following the Civil War. Main, 6 pm, Tuesday, February 4

Feng Shui for Love Join Feng Shui practitioner, Trish Breed, to discuss how to attract & energize the love, partnerships and romance you desire. Turner, 6 pm, Tuesday, February 4 Registration required

Trivia Night at the Library Bring your friends or coworkers and test your knowledge about movies, romance books, presidents, and Black History Month. South, 6:30 pm, Tuesday, February 11 Registration required.

Homeschool Monday: African Music Teaching artist Bird Fleming illustrates the history and construction of African musical instruments as he invites the participants to play along. West, 10 am, Monday, February 24 Registration required

Art Exhibits Kansas Room Main

George Gross Schlagle

Anita Easterwood South

Sheron Smith West

Kimberley McGinnis Turner


Announcements Closings February 17 for Presidents’ Day.

Adult Winter Reading Read or listen to 8 items and get a KCKPL logo mug and blanket. Sign up at kckpl.beanstack.org or in any KCKPL branch. Prizes available while supplies last. Program ends February 29.

Adults & All Ages Arts & Culture Black History Month Challenge Main, Library Hours, All Month The Writers’ Bloc West, 7 pm, Mondays except Feb. 17 Genealogy Help Session Main, 9 am, Tuesdays Write Here at the Library Main, 6 pm, Tuesday, February 4

Discovering Your Roots: African American Genealogy Workshop Main, 2 pm, Saturday, February 8

Book Clubs Next Chapter Book Club* Moving: Lessons for the Rest of Your Life by Twyla Tharp Main, 5:30 pm Monday, February 3 My Friend’s Bookshelf Share what you’ve been reading South, 2:30pm, Wednesday, February 5

Bookfix Book Club* Beneath the Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan South, 10 am, Thursday, February 6 Inspirational Book Club* Where Dandelions Bloom by Tara Johnson West, 7 pm, Thursday, February 13

GED Classes* Main, 9 am, Mondays, Tuesdays, & Wednesdays except Feb. 17 Registration required

Computers & Tech

Common Grounds Book Club* Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead Main, 1 pm, Wednesday, February 19

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

Clueless: A Mystery Book Club* Dark Chapter by Winnie M Li Panera at The Legends, 12:30 pm, Monday, February 24

Computer Basics* Main, 10 am, Thursdays Registration required Part I - February 6 Part II - February 13 Part III - February 20

College & Career Working Mondays* 2 hours of computer time for job-related tasks. West, 12:30 pm, Mondays except Feb. 17 Working Wednesdays* 2 hours of computer time for job-related tasks. Main, 1 pm, Wednesdays Registration required Small Business Office Hours Main, 2 pm, Wednesdays Registration required

Microsoft Word* West, 9:30 am, Monday, February 3 Main, 6 pm, Tuesday, February 11 Registration required Advanced Microsoft Word* West, 9:30 am, Thursday, February 6 Registration required Microsoft Excel* Main, 10 am, Friday, February 7 West, 9:30 am, Monday, February 10 Registration required


Adults and All Ages Advanced Microsoft Excel* West, 9:30 am, Thursday, February 13 Main, 10 am, Friday, February 14 Registration required Advanced Microsoft Word: Formatting* Main, 6 pm, Tuesday, February 18 Registration required Microsoft Excel 3: Tricks to Organize Your Data* West, 9:30 am, Thursday, February 20 Registration required Microsoft PowerPoint* West, 9:30 am, Monday, February 24 Registration required Microsoft Word: Labels & Form Letters Main, 6 pm, Tuesday, February 25 Registration required

Crafts & DIY Sunday Sewing South, 2 pm, Sunday, February 2 & 16 Crafting for Seniors* West, 11 am, Monday, February 3 Batman & Harley Quinn Video Games & Crafts Turner, 6 pm, Monday, February 3 Registration required

STEM Stations: Fidget Spinners & Lego Marble Mazes Turner, 6 pm, Monday, February 24 Registration required

Finance & Legal

Family Movie Night South, 6 pm, Mondays Feb. 3 - Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Feb. 10 - Playing with Fire Feb. 24 - Arctic Dogs

Citizenship Classes* South, 6 pm, Mondays & Wednesdays except. Feb. 17 West, 6 pm, Wednesdays & Thursdays Registration required

Movie Night South, 6 pm, Wednesdays Feb. 5 - Akeelah and the Bee Feb. 19 - 42 Feb. 26 - Selma

AARP Tax Aide Turner, 9 am-5 pm, Thursdays Registration required

Games & Videogames Board @ The Library West, 2 pm, Sunday, February 2 & 16 Family Lego Club West, 12 pm, Saturday, February 8 Game On @ The Library West, 2 pm, Sunday, February 9 & 23 Underground Hub: Sonic Celebration Turner, 3 pm, Thursday, February 13 Registration required

Health & Wellness Freedom Quilts Main, 1:30 pm, Saturday, February 8 Collage Art South, 6 pm, Monday, February 10

Mindfulness and Meditation Main, 12 pm, Wednesdays Conversation Café Main, 2 pm, Thursdays

Language Learning

Wire-Wrapped Ring* Main, 2 pm, Saturday, February 23 Registration required

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

Yarn Crafters Club West, 11 am, Monday, February 24

Conversational Spanish* Basic skills needed to participate South, 2 pm, Tuesdays Main, 2 pm, Thursdays

* These programs are adults-only

Movies

Wednesday Night Movies: Black History Month* Main, 6:30 pm, Wednesdays Feb. 5 - Don't Let Go Feb. 12 - The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete Feb. 19 - Harriet Feb. 26 - The Weekend Mad for the Movies: Based on Graphic Novels West, 6 pm, Wednesdays Feb. 5 - The Mask Feb. 12 - V for Vendetta Feb. 19 - Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Feb. 26 - Ghost World Thursday Night Theater West, 6 pm, Thursdays Feb. 6 - Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Feb. 13 - Gemini Man Feb. 20 - The Addams Family Saturday Movies* Main, 1 pm, Saturdays Feb. 1 - Terminator: Dark Fate Feb. 8 - Joker Feb. 15 - Harriet Feb. 22 - Motherless Brooklyn Feb. 29 - Dr. Sleep

Speakers & Forums Hidden History Lecture Series: William P. Foster, America's Band Leader Main, 6 pm, Monday, February 3 Next Chapter Kansas City Forum West, 6 pm, Tuesday, February 25


Children Jolly Rancher Roses and Valentine’s Day Cards South, 3:30 pm, Monday, February 10 Munchie Monday: Fibonacci Lemonade West, 3:30 pm, Monday, February 10

Kids’ Café Mon-Fri, 3 pm, West, 4 pm, Main Join us for snacks provided by KCKPS for children ages 0-18. Snacks must be eaten on site.

Book Clubs Weekly Readers Book Club Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl Main, 4 pm, Thursdays

Valentine’s Day Party! Turner, 6 pm, Monday, February 10 Registration required DIY Valentines West, 6 pm, Wednesday, February 12 Color Craze West, 1 pm, Saturday, February 15 Paper Quilled Hearts Main, 1:30 pm, Saturday, February 15 Registration required Cupcake Wars: Valentine’s Day South, 2 pm Saturday, February 15 Tissue Paper Painting South, 4 pm, Tuesday, February 18 Paper Plate Ocean West, 6 pm, Wednesday, February 19

Early Readers Book Club West, 6 pm, Monday, February 10

Get Your Art On!: Mark Bradford Main, 3 pm, Wednesday, February 19 Friendship Bracelets South, 3:30 pm, Monday, February 24

Book to Movie Club Main, 1:30 pm, Saturday, February 22

Pipe Cleaner Flowers West, 6 pm, Wednesday, February 26

Art & Crafts

Peas in a Pod Craft Turner, 6 pm, Thursday, February 27 Registration required

Bilingual Craft Time South, 5:30 pm, Thursdays Pom Pom Monsters South, 4 pm, Tuesday, February 4 Mosaic Hearts West, 6 pm, Wednesday, February 5 Make Your Own Valentine Turner, 12 pm, Thursday, February 6 Registration required

Games & Videogames Gamers’ Adventures Turner, 3:30 pm, Tuesdays Lego Club Main, 6 pm, Wednesdays Minecraft Alliance West, 2:30 pm, Saturday, February 1

Video Game Club West, 1 pm, Wednesday, February 5 & 19 Game Time Main, 3:30 pm, Monday, February 10 & 24

Learning & Culture STEM Saturday: Try Free Recording Main, 1 pm, Saturday, February 1 Registration required Girls Who Code Club West, 6 pm, Thursday, February 6 & 20 Registration required Homeschool Hour: The Art of Letter Writing South, 1 pm, Friday, February 7 Homeschool Monday: Amazing Automobiles West, 11 am, Tuesday, February 11 Registration required Kids Science Lab: Epic Engineering South, 2:30 pm, Wednesday, February 12

African Music Workshop South, 10 am, Friday, February 14 Registration Required Homeschool Friday: Natural Dyeing Turner, 11 am, Friday, February 14 Registration Required Cub Scouts: Finding Your Way Schlagle, 2 pm, Saturday, February 15 Registration Required Homeschool Thursday: World Under a Microscope Turner, 12 pm, Thursday, February 20 Registration Required Homeschool Thursday: Be an Entrepreneur! Main, 2 pm, Thursday, February 20 Registration required


Children Storytimes Main

South

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

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

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

Winter Wiggle Time It's cold outside so come to the library to work out some of your wiggles with stories, songs and playtime. 10:30 am, Thursdays Ages: All Ages

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

Paint the Pages: Coretta Scott King Award Winners Join us as we read a story then paint a picture inspired by the book! 2 pm, Saturday, February 1 Ages: All Ages

Mobile Library

Turner

Storytime Blue Route, Angels of Grace, Friday, February 14 & 28

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

Homeschool Monday: African Music West, 10 am, Monday, February 24 Registration required Kids Science Lab: Color Science! South, 2:30 pm, Wednesday, February 26

Movies Main Family Movie Night Main, 6 pm, Thursdays Feb. 6 - Aladdin (2019) Feb. 13 - The Neverending Story Feb. 20 - Norm of the North: Keys to the Kingdom Feb. 27 - Star Wars: The Clone Wars

West Preschool Storytime Stories, songs, crafts, play, and STEAM activities engage kids in early literacy learning with a focus on 6 by 6: Ready to Read principles. 10 am, Wednesdays Ages: 3-5 years Toddler Storytime Short stories, songs, fingerplays, movement activities, and free play to reinforce early language learning. 10 am, Thursdays Ages: 12-36 months Read With Me Trained dogs from Pet Partners will provide a safe and exciting environment for children to read and flourish. 1 pm, Saturday, February 15 Ages: 5-11 years, Registration required

Recreation Free Friday West, 3 pm, Fridays, February 21 & 28 Cozy Club West, 3 pm, Friday, February 7

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


Teens Book Clubs Book to Movie Club Main, 1:30 pm, Saturday, February 22

Art & Crafts Pom Pom Monsters South, 4 pm, Tuesday, February 4 Time 4 Teens: Origami Valentines Main, 3 pm, Wednesday, February 5 Registration required Jolly Rancher Roses and Valentine’s Day Cards South, 3:30 pm, Monday, February 10 Munchie Monday: Fibonacci Lemonade West, 3:30 pm, Monday, February 10

Underground Hub: Smash Bros. Tournament Turner, 3 pm, Thursday, February 20 Registration required

Learning & Culture

Tissue Paper Painting South, 4 pm, Tuesday, February 18 Get Your Art On!: Mark Bradford Main, 3 pm, Wednesday, February 19

Kids Science Lab: Color Science! South, 2:30 pm, Wednesday, February 26

STEM Saturday: Try Free Recording Main, 1 pm, Saturday, February 1 Registration required

Underground Hub: Mozzarella Sticks Turner, 3 pm, Thursday, February 27 Registration required

Underground Hub: Pizza Bombs Turner, 3 pm, Thursday, February 6 Registration required

Movies

Homeschool Hour: The Art of Letter Writing South, 1 pm, Friday, February 7 Teen Volunteer Orientation Main, 6 pm, Monday, February 10

Cupcake Wars: Valentine’s Day South, 2 pm Saturday, February 15

Homeschool Monday: African Music West, 10 am, Monday, February 24 Registration required

Homeschool Monday: Amazing Automobiles West, 11 am, Tuesday, February 11 Registration required Kids Science Lab: Epic Engineering South, 2:30 pm, Wednesday, February 12 African Music Workshop South, 10 am, Friday, February 14 Registration Required

Main Family Movie Night Main, 6 pm, Thursdays Feb. 6 - Aladdin (2019) Feb. 13 - The Neverending Story Feb. 20 - Norm of the North: Keys to the Kingdom Feb. 27 - Star Wars: The Clone Wars Anime Clubs Visit facebook.com/otakuanimecorps Anime Club - Main, 3:45 pm, Tuesday, February 25 Otaku Anime Corps - Turner, 5 pm, Wednesdays West Anime Corps - West, 6 pm, February 4, 11, 18, & 24

Friendship Bracelets South, 3:30 pm, Monday, February 24

Homeschool Friday: Natural Dyeing Turner, 11 am, Friday, February 14 Registration Required

Recreation

Games & Videogames

ACT Practice Test Main, 9 am, Saturday, February 15 Registration Required

Cozy Club West, 3 pm, Friday, February 7

Gamers’ Adventures Turner, 3:30 pm, Tuesdays Lego Club Main, 6 pm, Wednesdays Video Game Club West, 1 pm, Wednesday, February 5 & 19 South, 2:30 pm, Wednesday, February 5 & 19 Game Time Main, 3:30 pm, Monday, February 10 & 24

Homeschool Thursday: World Under a Microscope Turner, 12 pm, Thursday, February 20 Registration Required Homeschool Thursday: Be an Entrepreneur! Main, 2 pm, Thursday, February 20 Registration required

Free Friday West, 3 pm, Fridays, February 21 & 28

Anti-Valentine’s Day Party West, 1 pm, Wednesday, February 12 Tween Lounge West, 1 pm, Wednesday, February 26


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Febrero 2020 @ Kansas City, Kansas Public Library Estaremos cerrados el 17 de febrero por ser día feriado.

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 excepto 17 de febrero

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 excepto 17 de febrero 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 martes Programa de Folklorico Taller de Danza Folklórica abrirá la oportunidad a los alumnos de expresarse y comunicarse a través del lenguaje de sus propios movimientos. 5:30 pm, todos los jueves

Diálogo entre amigos y libros Yo Lidia Rodriguez leo el párrafo de un libro. Ustedes y yo lo comentamos, me acompañan? 2 pm, viernes, 14 de febrero 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, sábado, 22 de febrero Colorear con la familia Tómese una hora para relajarse y colorear con toda la familia. Se proporcionarán materiales. 2 pm, domingo, 23 de febrero

Clases de Canto Aprende a darle claridad y tono a tu canto con esté programa gratuito cada sábado. Todas las edades y todos los estilos con la profesora Sandra Zamora. 11 am, todos los sábados

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.


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