Featured Programs

Featured Programs at Kansas City, Kansas Public Library

Kansas City, Kansas Public Library's programs and events occur every day in the community! Visit a branch to attend local classes, book clubs, storytimes and more. Check out what other community events are taking place inside and outside our libraries by clicking here.


Turner Library Turns 10 Pancake Breakfast

Come celebrate Turner Community Library's anniversary with a free pancake breakfast featuring Chris Cakes. Help us say thanks for 10 great years as we honor the past and anticipate the future. Registration is required for this event. Register by calling 913.295.8250 ext. 4 or online by click here.

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Manicures and Mammograms

KCKPL is partnering with the Susan G. Komen organization to provide free* mammograms, breast screenings and spa services to the public.

Indulge in a free manicure while you wait to get your mammogram. Please note, mammograms and screenings are not required to receive a free manicure. Enjoy delectable snacks and enter to win one of our fabulous door prizes. This event is first come, first served and for adults 18 years and older. To ensure your spot to receive a mammogram, please schedule ahead at 913.344.9989. Walk-ins welcome.

*Uninsured women over 40 will receive free mammograms and screenings. Insured women can submit a claim through their medical insurance for these procedures.

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Saturday Movie

Saturday Movie: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (R)

View the 2017 Academy Award-nominated Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missour starring Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell. The movie tells the fictional story of a woman who rents three billboards in order to call attention to her daughter's unsolved murder.

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Tie Die

Explorer's Club: Tie Dye

Join us for Explorers' Club. We'll make tie dye picture frames for this session. This event is for kids and teens.

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Food, Movement, & Mood

Your mood can be affected by your eating and exercise habits. Learn how eating well and staying active can help improve your outlook! Seats are limited for this program. Click here to register.

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St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day Party

See if you can find the pot of gold in our St. Patrick's Day Party scavenger hunt. This event for kids and their adults also will feature crafts and snacks!

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Scientific Illustration

Are you a lover of art and nature? Do you keep a nature journal (or thinking about starting one) and want to hone your drawing skills? If so, come visit us Saturday morning between 10 a.m. and noon to sketch specimens we have on display around the library. Informal instruction will be offered throughout the two hour session. Sketch paper and drawing utensils will be available for use during the program, but feel free to bring your own! Seats are limited for this program. Click here to register.

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Wasted! The Story of Food Waste Documentary Screening

Join us for a screening of the documentary Wasted! The Story of Food Waste from Executive Producer Anthony Bourdain. Brought to you by Healthy Communities Wyandotte, After the Harvest and NourishKC. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion. Seats are limited. To register, click here.

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Women Build

Women Build!

Women BUILD... nations, communities, families and friendships! But did you know that women have been building a lot more than that for a reeeeally long time? Join us as we celebrate Women's History Month with our own architectural endeavors. This program is for everyone 18 & younger, ladies, so grab your brothers and guy friends to construct some fun or make it a girls-day-out to remember! Bring your thinking caps and creativity as we build together!

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Black Panther

Black Panther Movie & Comic Celebration

Join us in celebrating Marvel's new movie "Black Panther"! The party will include a live comic book reading, with the different characters of Black Panther being portrayed by volunteers and staff! You might even get called up. We'll also have a craft, game, and of course, refreshments! We welcome you to wear your favorite superhero costumes! Click here to register.

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