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Featured This Month Summer Reading Kick-Off Parties Blue Route: Kiddie Kollege, 9:00 am, May 8 Purple Route: St. Margaret’s Apts, 3:00 pm, May 21 Green Route: Forest Glen Apts, 3:00 pm, May 22 Turner Community Library, 2:30 pm, May 29 Main Library, 6:00 pm, May 29 Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library, 5:30 pm, May 30 South Branch Library, 5:30 pm, May 30 West Wyandotte Library, 1:00 pm, June 1

Pokémon Party Join us for Pokémon themed games, snacks, and a craft to make your own pokéball terrarium! South, 3:30 pm, Tuesday, May 7

National Pet Week Pet Info & Adoption Fair Learn about pet insurance, healthy diet tips, chipping, and more. You can even adopt a rescue dog or cat! Learn more on our online calendar Turner, 10 am, Saturday, May 11

Book Signing: Remembering Emmett Till Dave Tell will be signing his new book, Remembering Emmet Till. As Tell shows, collective forgetting, willfully done, has created a new layer of tragedy to the Emmett Till Story. West, 6:30 pm, Monday, May 13

Insects and Birds in the Garden Learn to identify and attract some of the most common beneficial insects, butterflies and birds that frequent our area. Schlagle, 10 am, Saturday, May 18 Registration required

Art Exhibits Claude’s Collection Claude Harris Main

Candi’s Copper Crafts Candi Butcher Main

Wyandot Portraits from the William E. Connelley Collection Schlagle

Another After Joe Bussell South

Art by Mary Pat Corder West


Announcements Closings All library locations will be closed Monday, May 27, for Memorial Day.

Adults & All Ages Arts & Culture The Writers’ Bloc West, 7 pm, Mondays except 5/27 Come Write In West, 1 pm Saturdays Seis de Mayo Turner, 6 pm, Monday, May 6 Write Here at the Library Main, 6 pm, Tuesday, May 7 The Kansas City Clowns Presents: Pocket Magic! Turner, 6:30 pm, Tuesday, May 7 Registration required

Book Clubs My Friend’s Bookshelf* Share what you’ve been reading South, 2:30 pm, Wednesday, May 1 Bookfix Book Club* South, 10 am, Thursday, May 2 Next Chapter Book Club* Woman at 1000 Degrees by Hallgrimur Helgason and Brian Fitzgibbon Main, 5:30 pm, Monday, May 6 Inspirational Book Club* West, 7 pm, Thursday, May 9

Lit AF Literature and Films Book Club* Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan West, 6 pm, Monday, May 13 Common Grounds Book Club* Educated by Tara Westover Main, 1 pm, Wednesday, May 15 Registration required Katie’s Comic Collective* Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life and Birthright: Homecoming Main, 2 pm, Sunday, May 19 Registration required Clueless: A Mystery Book Club* Down the River unto the Sea by Walter Mosley Panera at the Legends, 12:30 pm, Monday, May 20

College & Career Working Mondays* 2 hours uninterrupted computer time for job-related tasks. West, 12:45 pm, Mondays except 5/27 Working Wednesdays* 2 hours uninterrupted computer time for job-related tasks. Main, 1 pm, Wednesdays GED Class Main, 9 am, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays Registration required

Back to Fiction Book Club* Watching You by Lisa Jewell West, 6 pm, Monday, May 20

Resume Rehab South, 2 pm, Thursdays

Cookbook Club* Bring a dish from your favorite cookbook. This month’s theme is Appetizers. South, 6 pm, Wednesday, May 22

Cover Letter Class Main, 9 am, Thursday, May 2 Main, 2 pm, Friday, May 3 Registration required

African American Book Club* The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory Main, 1:30 pm, Saturday, May 25

Job Skills Class Main, 6 pm, Monday, May 13 Main, 2 pm, Thursday, May 16 Main, 10 am, Saturday, May 18


Adults and All Ages Computers & Tech One on One Computer Help Library Hours with Appointment at Main, South, Turner, West, & Mobile Introduction to the Internet* West 9:30 am, Monday, May 6 Registration required

Intro to Pinterest* Main, 2 pm, Friday, May 31 Registration required

Health & Wellness

Crafts & DIY

Mindfulness and Meditation South, 10:30 am, Wednesdays Main, 12 pm, Wednesdays

Sunday Sewing South, 2 pm, Sunday, May 5 Crafting for Seniors* West, 11 am, Monday, May 6

Google Apps* West, 9:30 am, Thursday, May 9 Registration required Microsoft Word* West, 9:30 am, Monday, May 13 West, 6 pm, Tuesday, May 14 Registration required Computer Basics* Main, 10 am Registration required May 13 - Part I May 20 - Part II May 23 - Part III Internet for Beginners* Main, 10 am, Wednesday, May 15 Registration required Advanced Microsoft Word* West, 9:30 am, Thursday, May 16 Registration required Facebook Basics* Main, 2 pm, Friday, May 17 Registration required Microsoft Excel* West, 9:30 am, Monday, May 20 West, 6 pm, Tuesday, May 21 Registration required Starting with Twitter* Main, 6 pm, Tuesday, May 21 Registration required Advanced Microsoft Excel* West, 9:30 am, Thursday, May 23 Registration required

Domino Dog Tags Turner, 1pm, Monday, May 6 Registration required

Character Development Class Main, 7 pm, Mondays except 5/27

Conversation Cafe Main, 2 pm, Thursday, May 2 & 16 Medicare Education* West, 11 am, Thursday, May 2 South, 11 am, Thursday, May 9 & 23 Turner, 11 am, Thursday, May 16

Cosplay Made Thimble West, 4:30 pm, Tuesday, May 7 & 21 Registration required How to Sew: Bow Ties for Pets Turner, 3:30 pm, Friday, May 10 Registration required Weekend Wind-Down: Stress Relief Paint Session West, 3:30 pm, Friday, May 10 & 24 Registration required Flower Silhouette* South, 10:30 am, Friday, May 17 Color Craze West, 1 pm, Saturday, May 18

Weekend Wind-Down: Yoga 101 West, 3:30 pm, Friday, May 17

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

Movies Leather Cuff Bracelets* Main, 2 pm, Saturday, May 25 Registration required

Games & Videogames Game On @ The Library Gaming on our big screen West, 1 pm, Sunday, May 5 & 19 Family Lego Club West, 10:30 am, Saturday, May 11

Board @ The Library West, 1 pm, Sunday, May 26

Wednesday Night Movies: Shakespeare at Main* Main, 6 pm, Wednesdays May 1 - Othello May 8 - Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead May 15 - Much Ado About Nothing May 22 - Taming Of The Shrew May 29 - Shakespeare In Love Mad for the Movies: Storytellers West, 6:30 pm, Wednesdays May 1 - The Princess Bride May 8 - Adaptation May 15 - Life of Pi May 22 - Rashomon May 29 - Big Fish


Adults and All Ages Thursday Night Theater West, 6 pm, Thursdays May 2 - Mary Poppins Returns May 9 - Bumblebee May 16 - The Mule May 23 - Glass May 30 - The Upside

Detective Pikachu Celebration! Turner, 6 pm, Thursday, May 2

Classic Movie Matinees South, 10 am, Fridays May 10 - Singing in the Rain May 24 - The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Citizenship Classes* South, 6 pm, Mondays & Wednesdays except 5/27 Registration required

Saturday Movies* Main, 1 pm, Saturdays May 4 - Welcome to Marwen May 11 - A Dog’s Way Home May 18 - Holmes & Watson May 25 - What Men Want

Aladdin Party Turner, 6 pm, Monday, May 20

Speakers & Forums

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

American GI Forum* South, 2 pm, Saturday, May 18 Next Chapter Kansas City Forum* West, 6 pm, Tuesday, May 21 Registration required * These programs are adults-only

Children

Kids’ Café Mon-Fri, 4 pm, Main & West Through May 23 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, Thursdays

May Day Flowers West, 6 pm, Wednesday, May 1 Mother’s Day Cards West, 6 pm, Wednesday, May 8 Star Wars Crafts Main, 2 pm, Saturday, May 11 Rope Pots West, 6 pm, Wednesday, May 15 Cute as a Bug Picture Frame Main, 1:30 pm, Saturday, May 18 Registration required

Ice Cream Door Hangers Main, 1 pm, Saturday, May 25

Games & Videogames Gamers’ Adventures Turner, 3:30 pm, Tuesdays Lego Club Main, 6 pm, Wednesdays Family Lego Club West, 10:30 am, Saturday, May 11

Learning & Culture Tie Dye Pictures West, 6 pm, Wednesday, May 22 Silly Monster Craft Turner, 6 pm, Thursday, May 23 Registration required

Homeschool Adventures: Signs of the Seasons; Phenology Schlagle, 10 am & 1 pm, Wednesday, May 1 Registration required. Ages: 6-12.


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 prereading 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 Family Storytime Stories, dance, 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, May 8 Ages: All ages Kid’s Science Lab South, 2:30 pm, Wednesdays May 1 - Chemical Reactions May 15 - DNA May 29 - Weather Girls Who Code West, 6 pm, Thursday, May 2 & 16 Registration required Homeschool Hour: Colonial Spinning and Weaving South, 11 am, Friday, May 3

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 Age: 18 months to 8 years May 10: Special storytime featuring Wayside Waifs

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 years

STEM Saturday: Weaving Makes Things Stronger Main, 1 pm, Saturday, May 4 Homeschool Monday: Plant to Plate West, 10 am, Monday, May 6 Registration required Learn to Code with a Robot Turner, 1 pm, Monday, May 13 Registration required Homeschool Friday: Homeschool Jeopardy Turner, 11 am, Friday, May 17 Registration required

Toddler Storytime Short stories, songs, fingerplays, movement activities, and free play to reinforce early language learning. 10 am, Thursdays Ages: 12-26 months 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, May 18 Ages: 5-11 years

Mobile Library Storytime A special storytime on the mobile library Blue Route, Angels of Grace, Friday, May 10 & 24 Green Route: The Crayon Box, Thursday, May 2,16, & 30 Harmonie’s Home Daycare, Wednesday, May 8 & 22 A-Z Daycare, Thursday, May 9 & 23

Homeschool Friday: Animal Tales Amazon Turner, 11 am, Friday, May 24 Registration required

Movies South Family Movie Night South, 6 pm, Mondays Main Family Movie Night Main, 6 pm, Thursdays May 2 - Mary Poppins Returns May 9 - Brave May 16 - Christopher Robin May 23 - Coco May 30 - Zootopia


Teens Art & Crafts Whatever Wednesdays West, 1 pm, Wednesdays May Day Flowers West, 6 pm, Wednesday, May 1 Star Wars Crafts Main, 2 pm, Saturday, May 11 Teen Art Night West, 4:45, Tuesday, May 14 Tie Dye Pictures West, 6 pm, Wednesday, May 22

Games & Videogames Gamers’ Adventures Turner, 3:30 pm, Tuesdays Lego Club Main, 6 pm, Wednesdays Family Lego Club West, 10:30 am, Saturday, May 11 Video Game Club South, 2:30 pm, Wednesday, May 8 & 22

Learning & Culture Beyond the Bell with GEAR UP West, 3 pm, May 6 & 7 Grade: Middle School Kid’s Science Lab South, 2:30 pm, Wednesdays May 1 - Chemical Reactions May 15 - DNA May 29 - Weather

Homeschool Hour: Colonial Spinning and Weaving South, 11 am, Friday, May 3 STEM Saturday: Weaving Makes Things Stronger Main, 1 pm, Saturday, May 4

Homeschool Monday: Plant to Plate West, 10 am, Monday, May 6 Registration required ACT Practice Test West 9 am, Saturday, May Registration required

Anime Clubs Visit facebook.com/otakuanimecorps West Anime Corps - West, 6 pm, May 7, 14, 20, & 28 Otaku Anime Corps - Turner, 5 pm, Wednesdays

Learn to Code with a Robot Turner, 1 pm, Monday, May 13 Registration required Teen Volunteer Orientation Main, 6 pm, Monday, May 13 West, 2 pm, Saturday, May 18 Registration required Homeschool Friday: Homeschool Jeopardy Turner, 11 am, Friday, May 17 Registration required Homeschool Friday: Animal Tales Amazon Turner, 11 am, Friday, May 24

Movies South Family Movie Night South, 6 pm, Mondays Teen Theater West, 3:30 pm, Thursdays May 2 - A Dog’s Way Home May 9 - Mary Poppins Returns May 16 - The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part May 23 - How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Main Family Movie Night Main, 6 pm, Thursdays May 2 - Mary Poppins Returns May 9 - Brave May 16 - Christopher Robin May 23 - Coco May 30 - Zootopia

Kids’ Café Mon-Fri, 4 pm, Main & West Through May 23 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

Green Route 913-461-2374 Purple Route 913-461-5415 mobileteam@kckpl.org

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Mayo 2019 @ Kansas City, Kansas Public Library Estaremos cerrados el 27 de mayo 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 el 27 de mayo

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 el 27 de mayo

Programa de Folklórico El taller de Danza Folklórica proporciona la oportunidad de que los alumnos puedan expresarse y comunicarse a través del lenguaje de sus propios movimientos. 5:30 pm, todos los jueves 11:30 am, sábados, el 18 y 25 de mayo

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

Día de la Madres Ven a este singular evento especialmente dedicado a todas las Madres en su día. 1 pm, el sábado, el 11 de mayo

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 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 25 de mayo

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

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, todos los miércoles

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

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

Ruta Azul 913-530-5951

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

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