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Featured This Month Hello Spring! That is one good thing about this world...there are always sure to be more springs. -Lucy Maud Montgomery

Mobile Mammograms* The Library is partnering with the Susan G. Komen organization to provide FREE mammograms to the public. This event is first come, first served. Please schedule ahead at 913-344-9989 South, 1 pm, Saturday, March 2

Spring Break Nature Quest Schlagle, 10 am March 8 - Animal Tracks and Clues March 11 - Owl Pellet Discussion March 12 - Let’s Take a Hike March 13 - Crafty Spiders March 14 - Rocker, Paper, Stories March 15 - Kansas Rocks

The Kansas City Clowns Presents: Face Painting 101 Learn what type of paints, brushes, and other materials you will need as well as the finer points of the art. Turner, 6:30 pm, Tuesday, March 5 Registration required

Goldenberg Duo Join us for an evening of music with the Goldenberg Duo. Sponsored by KC Symphony. Main, 7 pm, Monday, March 18 Registration required

Art Exhibits Time Flies Laura Allinder Main

Nature is Color Lora Enfield Schlagle

Frank Rushton Student Show South

USD 500 Art Faculty Annual Show West Reception March 7

Klicks for Kids West Lobby


Announcements New App The new KCKPL mobile app is now available. You can download the app by searching for “KCKPL Mobile” on the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store. It’s available in English and Spanish.

Adult Arts & Culture The Writers’ Bloc West, 7 pm, Mondays Write Here at the Library Main, 6 pm, Tuesday, March 5 St. Patricks’ Day Party Turner, 5 pm, Monday, March 11

KCKCC Jazz Concert West, 6 pm, Wednesday, March 13

Book Clubs African American Book Club* Breakfast in Bed by Rochelle Alers Main, 1:30 pm, Saturday, March 2 Next Chapter Book Club* Main, 5:30 pm, Monday, March 4 Books Behaving Badly: Street-lit Urban Fiction Book Club* The Black Market by KiKi Swinson West, 6 pm, Monday, March 4 My Friend’s Bookshelf* Share what you’ve been reading South, 2:30 pm, Wednesday, March 6 Bookfix Book Club* South, 10 am, Thursday, March 7

LIT AF: Literature and Films Book Club* The Red Sparrow by Jason Matthews West, 6 pm, Monday, March 11 Inspirational Book Club* Almost Home by Valerie Fraser Luesse West, 7 pm, Thursday, March 14 Clueless: A Mystery Book Club* Bluebird Bluebird by Attica Locke Panera at the Legends, 12:15, Monday, March 18 Common Grounds Book Club* The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas Main, 1 pm, Wednesday, March 20 Registration required Katie’s Comic Collective: Saga Main, 2 pm, Sunday, March 24 Registration required The Blended and Beautiful African American Book Club* Counselor Undone by Lisa Rayne West, 6 pm, Monday, March 25

College & Career Working Mondays* 2 hours uninterrupted computer time for job-related tasks. West, 12:45 pm, Mondays Working Wednesdays* 2 hours uninterrupted computer time for job-related tasks. Main, 1 pm, Wednesdays

GED Class Main, 9 am, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays

Computers & Tech One on One Computer Help Library Hours with Appointment at Main, South, Turner, West, & Mobile Microsoft Word* Main, 2 pm, Saturday, March 2 West 9:30 am, Monday, March 11 Registration required Microsoft Excel* Main, 2 pm, Sunday, March 3 West, 9:30 am, Monday, March 18 Registration required Internet for Beginners* Main, 2 pm, Thursday, March 7 Registration required Using Your Phone’s Camera* Main, 6 pm, Tuesday, March 12 Registration required Advanced Microsoft Word West, 9:30 am, Thursday, March 14 Registration required Email Help* Main, 2 pm, Thursday, March 14 Registration required Advanced Microsoft Excel* West, 9:30 am, Thursday, March 21 Registration required


Adults and All Ages Introduction to the Internet* West, 9:30 am, Monday, March 25 Registration required

Crafts & DIY Sunday Sewing South, 2 pm, Sunday, March3 Crafting for Seniors* West, 11 am, Monday, March 4 Drawstring Bags Turner, 5 pm, Monday, March 4 Registration required Weekend Wind-Down: Stress Relief Paint Session West, 3:30 pm, Friday, March 8 & 22 Registration required Garden Stepping Stones Schlagle, 10 am, Saturday, March 16 Registration required. Materials fee: $3. Color Craze West, 1 pm, Saturday, March 16 Yarn Crafters Club West, 11 am, Monday, March 25 Frilled Lizard Craft Turner, 6 pm, Thursday, March 28 Registration required Crafts for Adults Main, 2 pm, Saturday, March 30 Registration required

Finance AARP Tax-Aide* Turner, 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Thursdays Registration required

Games & Videogames Board @ The Library West, 1 pm, Sunday, March 3, 17, & 31

Family Lego Club West, 10:30 am, Saturday, March 9 Game On @ The Library Gaming on our big screen West, 1 pm, Sunday, March 10 & 24 Monday Magic Night Main, 6 pm, Monday, March 11 Registration required

Health & Wellness Mindfulness and Meditation* Main, 12 pm, Wednesdays Weekend Wind-Down: Yoga 101 West, 3:30 pm, Friday, March 1, 15, & 29 Registration required Medicare Education* West, 11 am, Thursday, March 7 South, 11 am, Thursday, March 14 & 18 Conversation Cafe Main, 2 pm, Thursday, March 7 & 21

Chiropractic Healing* West, 12 pm, Saturday, March 23

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, Wednesday, March 20 & 27 Registration required

Movies Wednesday Night Movies: Independent Women Directors* Main, 6 pm, Wednesdays Mar. 6 - The Hitch-Hiker Mar. 13 - Somewhere Mar. 20 - River of Grass Mar. 27 - We Need to Talk About Kevin Mad for the Movies: Folktales West, 6:30 pm, Wednesdays Mar. 6 - Sleepy Hollow Mar. 20 - Blancanieves Mar. 27 - La belle et la bête Thursday Night Theater West, 6 pm, Thursdays Mar. 7 - A Star is Born Mar. 14 - Ralph Breaks the Internet Mar. 21 - Creed II Mar. 28 - Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Saturday Movies* Main, 1 pm, Saturdays Mar. 2 – Can You Ever Forgive Me Mar. 9 – Nobody’s Fool Mar. 16 – Creed II Mar. 23 – Green Book Mar. 30 – Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Super Hero Smackdown! Captain Marvel Turner, 5 pm, Thursday, March 7 Registration required Dumbo Party Turner, 6 pm, Monday, March 25

Speakers & Forums Citizenship Classes* South, 6 pm, Mondays & Wednesdays Registration required Food Co-op Discussion* Main, 9 am, Saturday, March 9 Registration required


Adults and All Ages American GI Forum South, 2 pm, Saturday, March 23

Wyandotte County History Lecture Series: The Kansas City Monarchs Main, 6 pm, Monday, March 25

Legislative Coffee* Main, 10:30 am, Saturday, March 30 Registration required Next Chapter Kansas City Forum* West, 6 pm, Tuesday, March 26 Registration required

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

* These programs are adults-only

Children

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 Bilingual Craft Time South, 5:30 pm, Tuesdays Dr. Seuss Painting West, 6 pm, Wednesday, March 6

Origami Saturday Main, 2 pm, Saturday, March 9 Spring Break Crafternoon Main, 2 pm, Monday, March 11 Birdhouse Building South, 3:30 pm, Monday, March 11 Balloon Animals South, 3:30 pm, Tuesday, March 12 Shamrock Painting West, 6 pm, Wednesday, March 13 Nowruz Crafts Main, 1 pm, Friday, March 15 Handprint Mardi Gras Mask! Main, 1:30 pm, Saturday, March 16 Paper Plate Garden West, 6 pm, Wednesday, March 20 Get Your Art On!! Main, 3 pm, Wednesday, March 27 Spring Watercolors West, 6 pm, Wednesday, March 27

Games & Videogames Sewing Class South, 2 pm, Friday, March 8

Gamers’ Adventures Turner, 3:30 pm, Tuesdays Registration required Lego Club Main, 6 pm, Wednesdays

Family Lego Club West, 10:30 am, Saturday, March 9 Board Game Bonanza Main, 3:30 pm, Monday, March 11 & 25

Learning & Culture STEAM Saturday: Make SLIME! Main, 1 pm, March 2 Homeschool Adventures: The Dirt on Soil Schlagle, 10 am & 1 pm, Wednesday, March 6 Registration required. Ages: 6-12. TLC (Thursday Learning Crew): A Story I Can Write! Main, 10 am, Thursday, March 7 Registration required Girls Who Code West, 6 pm, Thursday, March 7 & 21 Registration required Homeschool Monday: Painting Master Class West, 10 am, Monday, March 11 Registration required


Children Storytimes Main

South

6 by 6 Storytime Stories and songs with a focus on the 6 skills preschoolers need to be ready for school. 6 pm, Tuesdays

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

Baby Storytime Focus on interaction between baby and adult with songs, books, and bonding activities. 10 am, Wednesdays Ages: Newborns through pre-walkers with caregiver

Paint the Pages: Snowman Read a story, then paint a picture inspired by the book! 2 pm, Saturday, March 2

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

Schlagle Nature Storytime We’ll read a story about a nature related topic and then do an activity. 2 pm, Wednesday, March 13

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

West Preschool Storytime Stories, songs, crafts, and play activities engage attendees in early literacy learning with a focus on 6 by 6: Ready to Read principles. 10 am, Wednesdays Ages: 3-5 with a caregiver

Toddler Storytime Short stories, songs, fingerplays, movement activities, and free play to reinforce early language learning. 10 am, Thursdays Ages: 18-36 months with a caregiver 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, March 16 Ages: 5-11 years

Mobile Library Storytime A special storytime on the mobile library Purple Route, Trinity UMC, Tuesday, March 5 & 19 Blue Route, Angels of Grace, Friday, March1 & 15 Green Route: The Crayon Box, Thursday, March 7 & 21 Harmonie’s Home Daycare, Wednesday, March13 & 27 A-Z Daycare, Thursday, March 14 & 28

Movies Pi Day Celebration! Main, 11 am, Thursday, March 14 Homeschool Friday: KCYA Galimotos Turner, 11 am, Friday, March 15 Registration required TLC (Thursday Learning Crew): Plants from Roots to Shoots Main, 10 am, Thursday, March 21 Registration required

South Family Movie Night South, 6 pm, Mondays Mar. 4 - Ralph Breaks the Internet Mar. 11 - Robin Hood Mar. 18 - Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Mar. 25 - Spider-Man: Into the SpiderVerse Main Family Movie Night Main, 6 pm, Thursdays Mar. 7 - Shrek Mar. 14 - Shrek 2 Mar. 21 - Shrek the Third Mar. 28 - Shrek Forever After

Sign up for our new 1000 Books Beyond Kindergarten program! Access age-appropriate reading lists for kids and teens from Kindergarten through High school. For every 100 books read, they will get a prize. Visit a library branch or kckpl.beanstack.com to get started. Prizes are available while supplies last.


Teens Art & Crafts Whatever Wednesdays West, 1 pm, Wednesdays Dr. Seuss Painting West, 6 pm, Wednesday, March 6 Sewing Class South, 2 pm, Friday, March 8 Origami Saturday Main, 2 pm, Saturday, March 9 Spring Break Crafternoon Main, 2 pm, Monday, March 11 Birdhouse Building South, 3:30 pm, Monday, March 11 Balloon Animals South, 3:30 pm, Tuesday, March 12 Shamrock Painting West, 6 pm, Wednesday, March 13 Body Art Main, 2 pm, Wednesday, March 13

Nowruz Crafts Main, 1 pm, Friday, March 15 Paper Plate Garden West, 6 pm, Wednesday, March 20 Teen Art Night West, 4:45 pm, Tuesday, March 26 Get Your Art On!! Main, 3 pm, Wednesday, March 27 Spring Watercolors West, 6 pm, Wednesday, March 27

Games & Videogames Gamers’ Adventures Turner, 3:30 pm, Tuesdays Lego Club Main, 6 pm, Wednesdays Registration required

Family Lego Club West, 10:30 am, Saturday, March 9 Board Game Bonanza Main, 3:30 pm, Monday, March 11 & 25 Video Game Club South, 2:30 pm, Wednesday, March 13 & 27

Learning & Culture Beyond the Bell with GEAR UP West, 3 pm, Mondays & Tuesdays Grade: Middle School STEAM Saturday: Make SLIME! Main, 1 pm, March 2 Teen Coding Club South, 2:30 pm, March 6 & 20 TLC (Thursday Learning Crew): A Story I Can Write! Main, 10 am, Thursday, March 7 Registration required ACT Practice Test West, 9 am, Saturday, March 9 Registration required Homeschool Monday: Painting Master Class West, 10 am, Monday, March 11 Registration required Teen Volunteer Orientation Main, 6 pm, Monday, March 11 Registration required Open Mic Event Main, 2 pm, Tuesday, March 12 Pi Day Celebration! Main, 11 am, Thursday, March 14

TLC (Thursday Learning Crew): Plants from Roots to Shoots Main, 10 am, Thursday, March 21 Registration required

Movies South Family Movie Night South, 6 pm, Mondays Mar. 4 - Ralph Breaks the Internet Mar. 11 - Robin Hood Mar. 18 - Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Mar. 25 - Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Teen Theater West, 3:30 pm, Thursdays Mar. 7 - The Grinch Mar. 21 - Ralph Breaks the Internet Mar. 28 - Rebound Main Family Movie Night Main, 6 pm, Thursdays Mar. 7 - Shrek Mar. 14 - Shrek 2 Mar. 21 - Shrek the Third Mar. 28 - Shrek Forever After Anime Clubs Visit facebook.com/otakuanimecorps West Anime Corps - West, 6 pm, March 5, 12, 19, & 25 Otaku Anime Corps - Turner, 5 pm, Wednesdays Anime Club - Main, 4 pm, Monday, March 25

Lucky Charms Marshmallow Bar Turner, 3:30 pm, Thursday, March 14 Registration required Homeschool Friday: KCYA - Galimotos Turner, 11 am, Friday, March 15 Registration required

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.


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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

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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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Marzo 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 Cuidadanía Gratis Las clases ofrecidas incluyen el trabajo del curso centrado en el idioma inglés, la historia estadounidense y el conocimiento cívico necesarios 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 martes Clases de Inglés Gratis! Quiere aprender o mejorar su inglés? Únase a nuestro grupo. Niños son bienvenidos. 6:30 pm, todos los martes

Clases de Canto Aprenden 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 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 sesion de computación el cuarto sábado de cada mes. 10 am, sábado, 23 de marzo 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. 11:30 am, todos los sábados

West Wyandotte Library Inglés Conversacional 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, miércoles, 20 y 27 de marzo

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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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

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

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