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November 20th - 26th, 2017
Hooks and Needles Join other needle crafters and work on your projects at the library. Bring your own supplies and projects. Call the library for more information. For beginners through experts. Adults and Teens.
November 20, 6:00 PM
Golden Years Fun filled afternoon for Seniors with games, crafts, and refreshments.
November 20, 1:00 PM
The Foreign Policy Association's Great Decisions Discussion 2017 Join us the third Monday of each month through December 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 Security.
November 20, 6:00 PM to 8:00 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.
November 20, ALL DAY
Who Said That? Children's Book Quotes Are you a whiz at children's literature? Test your knowledge by identifying from which well-known children's books various quotes came. Participate in this interactive activity once a week throughout the month of November. Each week new quotes will be featured. Participants will be entered in a drawing for a prize at the end of the month.
November 20, ALL DAY
Picture Book I-Spy Celebrate Picture Book Month at the Main Library by playing I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for popular characters from picture books. Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
November 20, ALL MONTH
Early Literacy Calendar November is Family Literacy Month! To celebrate, the Main Library Children's Department has Early Literacy Calendars that will be available throughout the month. Each day lists an activity for a parent or guardian to do with their child in order to prepare them for learning how to read.
November 20, ALL MONTH
Art Attack Teens are invited to an art attack at the library! We will bring new life to thrift store art pieces by adding our own creatures into the background.
November 20, 3:00 PM
Picture Book Month: Win Prizes! We will be giving away a prize every day during November to celebrate Picture Book Month. To participate, come by the Children's Department.
November 20, ALL MONTH
All month long we will have crafts themed around popular picture books. Come in and get creative!
November 20, ALL MONTH
Baby & Me Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
November 21, 10:00 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.
November 21, ALL DAY
Who Said That? Children's Book Quotes Are you a whiz at children's literature? Test your knowledge by identifying from which well-known children's books various quotes came. Participate in this interactive activity once a week throughout the month of November. Each week new quotes will be featured. Participants will be entered in a drawing for a prize at the end of the month.
November 21, ALL DAY
Elk Valley Book Group Join Book Group members for a discussion of "Beartown" by Fredrik Backman. Copies of the book are available for checkout from the circulation desk. New members are always welcome.
November 21, 12:00 PM
Picture Book I-Spy Celebrate Picture Book Month at the Main Library by playing I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for popular characters from picture books. Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
November 21, ALL MONTH
Early Literacy Calendar November is Family Literacy Month! To celebrate, the Main Library Children's Department has Early Literacy Calendars that will be available throughout the month. Each day lists an activity for a parent or guardian to do with their child in order to prepare them for learning how to read.
November 21, ALL MONTH
Hands On With Virtual Reality Join us at the library for an introduction to Virtual Reality and get a chance to try out the library’s new Virtual Reality headsets with a brief demo! Headsets and time for demos will be limited based on the number of attendees. Attendees will need to provide their own cell phone and download the Google Cardboard app (for Android or iPhone) prior to the program. The program will run for one hour. For participants ages 7 and up.
November 21, 1:00 PM
PALS Book Club This book club was formed especially for seniors by Highmark PALS (People Able to Lend Support) in order to bring older adults together for a literary challenge and social interaction. The groups meet once a month except in December. If you are eligible for Medicare, are interested in making new friends and enjoy discussing new books, contact your local library for more information. This month's title is "Miller's Valley" by Anna Quindlen.
November 21, 3:00 PM
Family Night: Thanksgiving Party Thanksgiving is close at hand, so come celebrate early with us! We'll be learning about this fun holiday through crafts, activities, and games. Registration for this event opens on November 8.
November 21, 6:00 PM
Picture Book Month: Win Prizes! We will be giving away a prize every day during November to celebrate Picture Book Month. To participate, come by the Children's Department.
November 21, ALL MONTH
All month long we will have crafts themed around popular picture books. Come in and get creative!
November 21, ALL MONTH
Tiny Tots Storytime program designed for ages 18-36 mo.
November 22, 10:00 AM
Closing Early All KCPL locations will close at 5 p.m. for the Thanksgiving holiday.
November 22, 5 p.m.
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.
November 22, ALL DAY
Playgroup at the Library Come join us for playgroup, where the children learn to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for their age group.
November 22, 11:00 AM
I Made It Myself! Join us for some crafty, hands-on fun for our younger patrons. Come dressed to make a mess!
November 22, 10:30 AM
Who Said That? Children's Book Quotes Are you a whiz at children's literature? Test your knowledge by identifying from which well-known children's books various quotes came. Participate in this interactive activity once a week throughout the month of November. Each week new quotes will be featured. Participants will be entered in a drawing for a prize at the end of the month.
November 22, ALL DAY
Picture Book I-Spy Celebrate Picture Book Month at the Main Library by playing I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for popular characters from picture books. Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
November 22, ALL MONTH
Early Literacy Calendar November is Family Literacy Month! To celebrate, the Main Library Children's Department has Early Literacy Calendars that will be available throughout the month. Each day lists an activity for a parent or guardian to do with their child in order to prepare them for learning how to read.
November 22, ALL MONTH
Picture Book Month: Win Prizes! We will be giving away a prize every day during November to celebrate Picture Book Month. To participate, come by the Children's Department.
November 22, ALL MONTH
All month long we will have crafts themed around popular picture books. Come in and get creative!
November 22, ALL MONTH
I Made it Myself Crafty fun for preschoolers. Come dressed to make a mess! Ages 3-5 and caregiver.
November 22, 10:30 AM
Closed All KCPL locations will be closed all day for Thanksgiving.
November 23, All Day
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.
November 23, ALL DAY
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
November 23, 11:00 AM
Who Said That? Children's Book Quotes Are you a whiz at children's literature? Test your knowledge by identifying from which well-known children's books various quotes came. Participate in this interactive activity once a week throughout the month of November. Each week new quotes will be featured. Participants will be entered in a drawing for a prize at the end of the month.
November 23, ALL DAY
Picture Book I-Spy Celebrate Picture Book Month at the Main Library by playing I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for popular characters from picture books. Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
November 23, ALL MONTH
Picture Book Month: Win Prizes! We will be giving away a prize every day during November to celebrate Picture Book Month. To participate, come by the Children's Department.
November 23, ALL MONTH
All month long we will have crafts themed around popular picture books. Come in and get creative!
November 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.
November 24, ALL DAY
Who Said That? Children's Book Quotes Are you a whiz at children's literature? Test your knowledge by identifying from which well-known children's books various quotes came. Participate in this interactive activity once a week throughout the month of November. Each week new quotes will be featured. Participants will be entered in a drawing for a prize at the end of the month.
November 24, ALL DAY
Picture Book I-Spy Celebrate Picture Book Month at the Main Library by playing I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for popular characters from picture books. Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
November 24, ALL MONTH
Picture Book I-Spy Celebrate Picture Book Month at the Main Library by playing I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of your favorite picture books. Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
November 24, ALL MONTH
Early Literacy Calendar November is Family Literacy Month! To celebrate, the Main Library Children's Department has Early Literacy Calendars that will be available throughout the month. Each day lists an activity for a parent or guardian to do with their child in order to prepare them for learning how to read.
November 24, ALL MONTH
Closing Library will be closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
November 24, ALL DAY
Picture Book Month: Win Prizes! We will be giving away a prize every day during November to celebrate Picture Book Month. To participate, come by the Children's Department.
November 24, ALL MONTH
All month long we will have crafts themed around popular picture books. Come in and get creative!
November 24, ALL MONTH
Who Said That? Children's Book Quotes Are you a whiz at children's literature? Test your knowledge by identifying from which well-known children's books various quotes came. Participate in this interactive activity once a week throughout the month of November. Each week new quotes will be featured. Participants will be entered in a drawing for a prize at the end of the month.
November 25, ALL DAY
Picture Book I-Spy Celebrate Picture Book Month at the Main Library by playing I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for popular characters from picture books. Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
November 25, ALL MONTH
Picture Book I-Spy Celebrate Picture Book Month at the Main Library by playing I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of your favorite picture books. Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
November 25, ALL MONTH
Early Literacy Calendar November is Family Literacy Month! To celebrate, the Main Library Children's Department has Early Literacy Calendars that will be available throughout the month. Each day lists an activity for a parent or guardian to do with their child in order to prepare them for learning how to read.
November 25, ALL MONTH
Picture Book Celebration! Drop in anytime between 2 pm and 4 pm for a special family storytime in celebration of #picturebookmonth! You may hear some old favorites and you may create new favorites. Viva la picture book!
November 25, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Picture Book Month: Win Prizes! We will be giving away a prize every day during November to celebrate Picture Book Month. To participate, come by the Children's Department.
November 25, ALL MONTH
All month long we will have crafts themed around popular picture books. Come in and get creative!
November 25, ALL MONTH
Picture Book I-Spy Celebrate Picture Book Month at the Main Library by playing I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of your favorite picture books. Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
November 26, ALL MONTH
Early Literacy Calendar November is Family Literacy Month! To celebrate, the Main Library Children's Department has Early Literacy Calendars that will be available throughout the month. Each day lists an activity for a parent or guardian to do with their child in order to prepare them for learning how to read.
November 26, ALL MONTH