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.

Sewing Machine

Maker Space Saturday

Need a sewing machine for a project? Or just want to make a craft to kill time? Stop by the Turner Community Library for three hours of access to our equipment, supplies, & more! We have available for public use sewing machines, a Cricut, & glue guns with a staff member on hand to help instruct on how to use them. Our supply closet is filled with everything from felt to dominos to recyclables, and we will have simple craft kits for children available. Whatever we have to use is available for you! All ages are welcomed. Adult supervision required for younger patrons wanting to use the sewing machines, Cricut, and glue guns. To register, click here or call Turner Library at 913.295.8250 ext. 4.

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Mindfulness and Meditation

The ability to self-calm is a powerful tool for managing life’s stressors. Learn how to weave quiet times into your everyday life. Meditation has been shown to have numerous benefits, including reducing stress, improving attention, energy and empathy for others. Different meditative techniques introduced each week. This session is for new or advanced meditators and will last 30 minutes.

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Infinity War

Outdoor Movie & Community Picnic

Pack a picnic and join us for an evening of fun for all ages! We'll be showing Avengers: Infinity War (rated PG-13) outside the library beginning at 8pm! The library will be closed but the Snack Shack next door will remain open until 9:30 p.m. and will be serving free popcorn from 8-9 p.m.!

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Making Recycled Paper

Learn how easy it is to make recycled paper by creating the pulp and then the paper yourself. Make scrap paper, stationery or bookmarks to take home!

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Weekend Wind-Down: Paint Therapy

Get your Bob Ross on in the auditorium every other Friday to relieve some stress with Paint Therapy! Library Associate Erlinda will guide artists through paintings to soothe the soul for a Weekend Wind-down. Seats are limited. To register, click here or call West Wyandotte Library at 913.295.8250 ext. 5.

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Calendar of Events

Check out our calendar for daily programs at any of our branches or mobile libraries.


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