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May 20th - 26th, 2019
Hooks and Needles Join other needle crafters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults and Teens.
May 20, 6:00 PM
I Spy Hidden Pictures Search for the hidden pictures, then return your completed game sheet to the service desk. Choose a prize from the treasure chest. Children 12 and younger.
May 20, ALL DAY
The Foreign Policy Association's Great Decisions Discussion 2019 Join us the third Monday of each month through November (except July) for the Foreign Policy Association’s Great Decisions Discussion. This national program is designed to engage citizens in learning about the world, and it emphasizes discussion and active participation from those attending. Each participant gets briefing books that feature impartial, thought-provoking analyses on eight issues of concern to U.S. policymakers today and will then be asked to report, either individually or as part of a group, on a specific topic. This month's topic is "Nuclear Negotiations: Back to the Future?" Everyone welcome.
May 20, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Golden Years Fun-filled afternoon for seniors with games, crafts, and refreshments.
May 20, 1:00 PM
Summer Library Club I-Spy Ready for a peek ahead at the Summer Library Club programs? Search the Children's Department for pictures of the presenters of our upcoming programs. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
May 20, ALL MONTH
Garden Rock Painting Create a unique piece of rock art that you can leave in your garden. This class is limited to teens and adults.
May 20, 6:00 PM
I Spy Hidden Pictures Search for the hidden pictures, then return your completed game sheet to the service desk. Choose a prize from the treasure chest. Children 12 and younger.
May 21, ALL DAY
Baby & Me Storytime Storytime program for ages birth-18 months. Babies and caregivers will enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and more in this interactive program. Afterwards stay, play, and socialize in our children's play area.
May 21, 10:00 AM
Elk Valley Book Group Join Book Group members for a discussion of "Station Eleven" by Emily St. John Mandel. Copies of the book are available for checkout from the circulation desk. New members are always welcome.
May 21, 12:00 PM
Crafts in the park Visit the Mobile Library at Coonskin Park (playground area) and check out some books, audio books and DVD's. Children can aslo make a fun craft to take home.
May 21, 10:00 AM - Noon
Intro to Improv Join us for an introduction to improv! Our evening will feature members of the improv troupe "The Mighty Schmucks," and it is sure to be a blast for the whole family. Registration opens on April 16, 2019.
May 21, 6:00 PM
Family Fun: Fairy Gardens Create a Fairy Garden that will make any fairy happy! Each family will be provided with a container, dirt, moss and a variety of materials needed to make a magical mini garden. Registration begins April 29.
May 21, 6:00 PM
Teen Tuesday: Constellation Necklaces Create a unique constellation necklace using rubber stamps and clay!
May 21, 3:30 PM
Born to Read Storytime for our youngest patrons. Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins May 7.
May 21, 10:30 AM
Summer Library Club I-Spy Ready for a peek ahead at the Summer Library Club programs? Search the Children's Department for pictures of the presenters of our upcoming programs. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
May 21, ALL MONTH
Jump into Storytime Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age. Adult and child will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and more.
May 22, 10:30 AM
I Spy Hidden Pictures Search for the hidden pictures, then return your completed game sheet to the service desk. Choose a prize from the treasure chest. Children 12 and younger.
May 22, ALL DAY
Playgroup at the Library All the fun of a traditional playgroup, but none of the fuss! A great opportunity for children to play and interact under caregivers' supervision. Drop in to socialize with other families and play with age appropriate toys. We provide the toys and clean up the mess, and you need only to provide the energetic youngster!
May 22, 11:00 AM
Playgroup Children will have fun playing with others their own age, while adults can relax and chat.
May 22, 11:00 AM
Tiny Tots Storytime Storytime program for ages 18-36 months. Toddlers and caregivers will enjoy books, stories, songs, rhymes, and much more in this interactive program ending with a collaborative activity. Afterwards, stay, play, and socialize in our children's play area.
May 22, 10:00 AM
Playgroup @ the Library All the fun of a traditional playgroup but with none of the fuss! Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this age group. Parents supervise their children at this informal gathering. “Children learn as they play. Most importantly, in play children learn how to learn.” -O. Fred Donaldson
May 22, 11:00 AM
Rhythm and Rhyme Time Get moving at this interactive storytime! Little ones will develop early literacy skills in a fun way with music, dancing, singing and stories.
May 22, 10:30 AM
Born to Read Storytime program for our youngest patrons.
May 22, 10:30 AM
Playgroup at the Library All the fun of a traditional playgroup but none of the fuss! Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this age group.
May 22, 11:00 AM
Knit a Bit Join other knitters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults.
May 22, 10:30 AM
Summer Library Club I-Spy Ready for a peek ahead at the Summer Library Club programs? Search the Children's Department for pictures of the presenters of our upcoming programs. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
May 22, ALL MONTH
I Made it Myself Crafty fun for preschoolers. Come dressed to make a mess! Ages 3-5 and caregiver.
May 22, 10:30 AM
I Spy Hidden Pictures Search for the hidden pictures, then return your completed game sheet to the service desk. Choose a prize from the treasure chest. Children 12 and younger.
May 23, ALL DAY
Tech Time: Basic Computer Maintenance Is your computer lagging or acting erratically? Our resident techie, Evan Swisher, will teach you a few basic maintenance techniques to keep your computer in peak condition.
May 23, 6:00 PM
Playgroup Playgroup is a time for your child to socialize and play. The program helps children learn to interact and engage with other children through special Playgroup toys.
May 23, 11:00 a.m.
Sissonville Cookbook Club Experiment with different recipes and taste new flavors! The Sissonville Cookbook Club meets every other month on the fourth Thursday, 6:00 p.m. at the Sissonville Branch Library. Here's how to participate: 1. Check out a cookbook that fits the monthly theme. 2. Test out a recipe or two. 3. Pick up and complete a review form. 4. Bring a recipe sample (optional) and your completed review forms to the meeting and share with others. The 2019 monthly themes are: March - Comfort Food Classics; May - International Flavors; July - Pasta; September - Appetizers & Dips; November - Holiday Sides.
May 23, 6:00 PM
Off the Hook "Off the Hook" is a knitting and crochet group that meets in the Dunbar Branch Library's large meeting room every fourth Thursday at 5:30 p.m. Beginners to advanced needle workers are welcome. Bring a project you are working on and join us!
May 23, 5:30 pm
Books 'N' More Preschoolers will love this storytime! We read books, practice rhymes, dance, and make a craft. Afterwards, parents and children can socialize in our play area and check out some books!
May 23, 1:15 PM
Playgroup at the Library All the fun of a traditional playgroup but none of the fuss. Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this age group. Parents supervise their children during this informal gathering.
May 23, 10:00 AM
Family Fun Night Come out for stories, crafts, and other fun activities for the whole family.
May 23, 6:00 PM
Summer Library Club I-Spy Ready for a peek ahead at the Summer Library Club programs? Search the Children's Department for pictures of the presenters of our upcoming programs. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
May 23, ALL MONTH
I Spy Hidden Pictures Search for the hidden pictures, then return your completed game sheet to the service desk. Choose a prize from the treasure chest. Children 12 and younger.
May 24, ALL DAY
Summer Library Club I-Spy Ready for a peek ahead at the Summer Library Club programs? Search the Children's Department for pictures of the presenters of our upcoming programs. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
May 24, ALL MONTH
I Spy Hidden Pictures Search for the hidden pictures, then return your completed game sheet to the service desk. Choose a prize from the treasure chest. Children 12 and younger.
May 25, ALL DAY
Closed for Memorial Day Holiday All KCPL locations will be closed all day for Memorial Day.
May 25, All Day
Summer Library Club I-Spy Ready for a peek ahead at the Summer Library Club programs? Search the Children's Department for pictures of the presenters of our upcoming programs. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
May 25, ALL MONTH