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.

Santa Hat

Stories with Santa!

Take the chill out of the Holiday Season with some Hot Cocoa and treats while you listen to some of Santa’s favorite stories! Sing along as we sing carols, and visit with Santa to let him know if you have been Naughty or Nice!
Plus! Get CRAFTY and make your own Christmas Tree Ornament!

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Gingerbread House

Steam Stories & Crafts: Gingerbread House Construction!

Stories, songs, science and art! All wrapped up in a lively storytime for K-5th graders. We're making Gingerbread houses out of Graham Crackers, frosting, candies and other edilbes! Come join in the fun!

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Candy Cane

Candy Cane Elves

Forget Elf on a Shelf! Make your own elf from candy canes to hang out with you during the holidays.
All ages welcome. To register please call 913-295-8250 and press "4" or fill out the form on this page.

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Visit with Santa

A Visit with Santa - Mobile Library/Blue Route

The Blue Route has a special guest on the Mobile Library! Santa will join us to visit with the students at Angels of Grace. Bring your wish list... and a smile for Santa.

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Stocking Stuffer Kids Book Sale

Get ready for the holiday season by taking advantage of our Stocking Stuffer Book Sale! One day only! Gently used books for kids and teens!
Paperbacks 50 cents and Hardbacks $1.00 or fill up a bag for $5.00! RU Dollars from the Summer Reading Program will be accepted.
Located in the second floor Youth Services Department Craft Room

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Snowigami: Winter Paper Crafts

Welcome to winter! Cozy up for the season by learning to fold and cut a variety of easy paper crafts including cut snowflakes, woven hearts, and origami wreaths, stars, and boxes! All materials and instructions provided. For ages 8-18.

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DIY Holiday Ornaments

Join us at the library on this Saturday to decorate wood slices in celebration of your favorite winter holiday! We will provide all necessary supplies (up to 3 wood slices per participant please). Feel free to bring your own holiday greeting cards to cut up and add a personal touch to your ornaments. This program is open to all ages, but children must be accompanied and supervised by an adult. No sign-up needed, just drop by during the scheduled program time!

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Preposada Navideña

Únase con nosotros para celebrar esta singular fiesta dicembrina con toda la familia. Los esperamos!

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Sugar Cookie Marbling

Learn how to make pretty marbled patterns on your sugar cookies! Ages 10-18.

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Kid's Movie: Elf

Join us as we watch Elf! After inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent to the U.S. in search of his true identity.

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Home Alone

Teen Theater: Home Alone (PG)

Join us this Thursday after school in the auditorium as we watch Home Alone! After the McCallisters mistakenly leave for a family trip to Paris without their bratty 8-year-old son Kevin, he awakens to an empty house and assumes his wish to have no family has come true. But his excitement sours when he realizes that two con men plan to rob the McCallister residence, and that he alone must protect the family home. (Twentieth Century Fox)

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Star Wars

Star Wars Holiday Special (Party)

We may not have a movie this December but we still love Star Wars! Join us as we celebrate this beloved franchise with our annual Star Wars party. We'll have crafts, games, & refreshments in our Star Wars-themed party. Come dressed as your favorite Star Wars character! And we'll have a special appearance by the big guy himself, Santa!
Sign up is not required but encouraged if you want a reminder call the day before.

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Home Alone

Children's Holiday Tea Party!

All children ages 5-12 are cordially invited to dress in the best holiday outfit, grab their favorite doll, stuffed animal or toy and join us for an afternoon tea served on REAL china. Guests will be dining on finger sandwiches, tea and delectable sweets.
Learn about Etiquette and Manners with a visit and stories. from Ms. Manners!

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Calendar of Events

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