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.

Dennis Garcia

Dennis R. Garcia Author Event

Dennis Garcia, author of Marine, Public Servant, Kansan: The Life of Ernest Garcia, will be at South Branch Library to present his book about his uncle Ernest Garcia. For Ernest “Ernie” Garcia, the American dream began in Mexico more than a hundred years ago. Ernie, raised in Kansas, became the US Senate sergeant at arms and escorted President Ronald Reagan to the podium to deliver the State of the Union address In Marine, Public Servant, Kansan, the remarkable character of not just one Kansan son of Mexican immigrants, but also the immigrant experience itself is eloquently and poignantly weaved into the story of Ernie and his family’s American dream.

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Mexico Independence Day

Mexican Independence Day Celebration

South Celebrates Mexican Independence Day! Folkloric dance, music, crafts and piñata!
Viva México! No te pierdas la oprtunidad de celebrar con nosotros el sabor de México y sus tradiciones este 14 de Septiembre en tu biblioteca South.

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El Salvadoran Folk Art

Adult Craft: Salvadoran Folk Art

Join us to learn about El Salvadoran folk art and make your very own creation inspired by artist Fernando Llort and the La Palma region of El Salvador. Supplies limited to first 12 participants.

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Cuba Culture Night

Cuban Culture Night

Join us for an evening celebrating the culture of Cuba! Enjoy music by Cubanisms and food from Chips and Coin!

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Salsa Showdown

Salsa Showdown

Join us for the first annual Salsa Showdown! Think your salsa is tasty enough to win? Bring your original creation, taste fellow contestants' salsas and vote for the winners. Feel up for a challenge? Participate in the Power Plating Event! You will have five minutes to plate your salsa in the most creative way to win. Winners will receive prizes! Walk-ins welcome. Open for all ages; kids under 12 need an adult to participate.
¡Participa en las primeras Batallas de Salsa anuales! ¿Crees que tu salsa es lo suficientemente sabrosa como para ganar? Traiga su creación original, pruebe las salsas de otros concursantes y vote por los ganadores. ¿Te apetece un desafío? ¡Participa en el evento de Power Plating! Tendrás cinco minutos para hacer una presentacion creativa de tu salsa para ganar. ¡Los ganadores recibirán premios! Participantes bienvenidos sin cita. Para todas las edades; los niños menores de 12 años necesitan un adulto para participar.

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