Kansas City, Kansas Public Library
Summer Reading Clubs
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Give your child a head start to becoming a life-long learner! Babytime serves as your child’s first introduction to a storytime setting. This program is specifically for newborns through pre-walkers and their parent or caregiver. We focus on interaction between baby and their adult with songs, books, bonding activities, and fingerplays.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
KCKPL - West Wyandotte Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM
Description
Nutritious lunch served daily Monday-Friday while kids enjoy stories, music and other activities
Location
YS Storytime / Craft Room - STAFF USE ONLY
Library
KCKPL - Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Making a retro yet cutting edge notebook using old technology! We will be taking old floppy disks you can decorate and combining them to make notebooks.

For ages 5 & up. Limit 15. Please call the library at 913-596-1404 to register.
Library
KCKPL - Turner Community Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Teens who participated in the Summer Reading Program are invited to celebrate with an end of summer shaving cream fight! Participants must be going in to the 6-12 grades, have reached their goal in the Summer Reading Program and must register by 7/29. Please call (913)722-7400 to register.
Location
Front Grounds
Library
KCKPL - South Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Each week children and teens will engage their imaginations and building skills by creating LEGO creations centered around a weekly theme. All materials will be provided by the Library.
Location
YS Storytime / Craft Room - STAFF USE ONLY
Library
KCKPL - Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM
Description
Nutritious lunch served daily Monday-Friday while kids enjoy stories, music and other activities
Location
YS Storytime / Craft Room - STAFF USE ONLY
Library
KCKPL - Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Jordan Bunce and his pal Roger ‘Kazoodle' Goose are thrilled to be able to share fun, laughter and craziness with everyone! Jordan has been on tour with Ringling Bros. Circus the Greatest Show on Earth as a clown and has entertained families all over the world with juggling, pratfalls, and all kinds of CRAZY ZANY antics!

Jordan and Roger will tell tales of circus fun and following your dreams, as well as talk about bullying and the bummer it is. You sure don't want to miss this time of laughter (Extra underpants are recommended)!
Library
KCKPL - Turner Community Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Come join us for our Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde themed wrap up party. Create your own ice cream sundae after our Jekyl and Hyde activities. Summer Reading grand prizes will be awarded.
Library
KCKPL - Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Join in the mystery, madness and mayhem of magician Eric Vaughn. Come enjoy the confounding chaos he’s been concocting in his covert “Magic Laboratory”.
Location
Meeting Room A & B
Library
KCKPL - South Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 01, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Summertime stories with Ms. Kellie.
Location
YS Storytime / Craft Room - STAFF USE ONLY
Library
KCKPL - Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 04, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
Each week see a different Movie and enjoy popcorn.
8/4 RIO 2
8/11 Ant Boy!
8/18 Muppets Most Wanted
8/25 Ernest and Celestine
Location
YS Storytime / Craft Room - STAFF USE ONLY
Library
KCKPL - Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Walkers (12 to 23 months) will experience upbeat one-on-one time with their favorite adult. We’ll share independent movement activities as well as interactive rhymes, songs and very short books followed by an optional playtime. Scarves, bean bags and other props are used to help develop children’s fine motor skills.
Location
Auditorium
Library
KCKPL - West Wyandotte Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come learn about nutrition, see how to prepare a healthy snack and then taste test it! For families of all ages, tweens and teens. This program is put on in collaboration with the K-State Research and Extension Office.
Location
YS Storytime / Craft Room - STAFF USE ONLY
Library
KCKPL - Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Each week children and teens will engage their imaginations and building skills by creating LEGO creations centered around a weekly theme. All materials will be provided by the Library.
Location
YS Storytime / Craft Room - STAFF USE ONLY
Library
KCKPL - Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 08, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Summertime stories with Ms. Kellie.
Location
YS Storytime / Craft Room - STAFF USE ONLY
Library
KCKPL - Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 11, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
Each week see a different Movie and enjoy popcorn.
8/4 RIO 2
8/11 Ant Boy!
8/18 Muppets Most Wanted
8/25 Ernest and Celestine
Location
YS Storytime / Craft Room - STAFF USE ONLY
Library
KCKPL - Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Walkers (12 to 23 months) will experience upbeat one-on-one time with their favorite adult. We’ll share independent movement activities as well as interactive rhymes, songs and very short books followed by an optional playtime. Scarves, bean bags and other props are used to help develop children’s fine motor skills.
Location
Auditorium
Library
KCKPL - West Wyandotte Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Give your child a head start to becoming a life-long learner! Babytime serves as your child’s first introduction to a storytime setting. This program is specifically for newborns through pre-walkers and their parent or caregiver. We focus on interaction between baby and their adult with songs, books, bonding activities, and fingerplays.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
KCKPL - West Wyandotte Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Each week children and teens will engage their imaginations and building skills by creating LEGO creations centered around a weekly theme. All materials will be provided by the Library.
Location
YS Storytime / Craft Room - STAFF USE ONLY
Library
KCKPL - Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 15, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Summertime stories with Ms. Kellie.
Location
YS Storytime / Craft Room - STAFF USE ONLY
Library
KCKPL - Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 18, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
Each week see a different Movie and enjoy popcorn.
8/4 RIO 2
8/11 Ant Boy!
8/18 Muppets Most Wanted
8/25 Ernest and Celestine
Location
YS Storytime / Craft Room - STAFF USE ONLY
Library
KCKPL - Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Walkers (12 to 23 months) will experience upbeat one-on-one time with their favorite adult. We’ll share independent movement activities as well as interactive rhymes, songs and very short books followed by an optional playtime. Scarves, bean bags and other props are used to help develop children’s fine motor skills.
Location
Auditorium
Library
KCKPL - West Wyandotte Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Give your child a head start to becoming a life-long learner! Babytime serves as your child’s first introduction to a storytime setting. This program is specifically for newborns through pre-walkers and their parent or caregiver. We focus on interaction between baby and their adult with songs, books, bonding activities, and fingerplays.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
KCKPL - West Wyandotte Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come learn about nutrition, see how to prepare a healthy snack and then taste test it! For families of all ages, tweens and teens. This program is put on in collaboration with the K-State Research and Extension Office.
Location
YS Storytime / Craft Room - STAFF USE ONLY
Library
KCKPL - Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Each week children and teens will engage their imaginations and building skills by creating LEGO creations centered around a weekly theme. All materials will be provided by the Library.
Location
YS Storytime / Craft Room - STAFF USE ONLY
Library
KCKPL - Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 22, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Summertime stories with Ms. Kellie.
Location
YS Storytime / Craft Room - STAFF USE ONLY
Library
KCKPL - Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 25, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
Each week see a different Movie and enjoy popcorn.
8/4 RIO 2
8/11 Ant Boy!
8/18 Muppets Most Wanted
8/25 Ernest and Celestine
Location
YS Storytime / Craft Room - STAFF USE ONLY
Library
KCKPL - Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Walkers (12 to 23 months) will experience upbeat one-on-one time with their favorite adult. We’ll share independent movement activities as well as interactive rhymes, songs and very short books followed by an optional playtime. Scarves, bean bags and other props are used to help develop children’s fine motor skills.
Location
Auditorium
Library
KCKPL - West Wyandotte Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Give your child a head start to becoming a life-long learner! Babytime serves as your child’s first introduction to a storytime setting. This program is specifically for newborns through pre-walkers and their parent or caregiver. We focus on interaction between baby and their adult with songs, books, bonding activities, and fingerplays.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
KCKPL - West Wyandotte Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Each week children and teens will engage their imaginations and building skills by creating LEGO creations centered around a weekly theme. All materials will be provided by the Library.
Location
YS Storytime / Craft Room - STAFF USE ONLY
Library
KCKPL - Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 29, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Summertime stories with Ms. Kellie.
Location
YS Storytime / Craft Room - STAFF USE ONLY
Library
KCKPL - Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Walkers (12 to 23 months) will experience upbeat one-on-one time with their favorite adult. We’ll share independent movement activities as well as interactive rhymes, songs and very short books followed by an optional playtime. Scarves, bean bags and other props are used to help develop children’s fine motor skills.
Location
Auditorium
Library
KCKPL - West Wyandotte Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Give your child a head start to becoming a life-long learner! Babytime serves as your child’s first introduction to a storytime setting. This program is specifically for newborns through pre-walkers and their parent or caregiver. We focus on interaction between baby and their adult with songs, books, bonding activities, and fingerplays.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
KCKPL - West Wyandotte Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Each week children and teens will engage their imaginations and building skills by creating LEGO creations centered around a weekly theme. All materials will be provided by the Library.
Location
YS Storytime / Craft Room - STAFF USE ONLY
Library
KCKPL - Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Walkers (12 to 23 months) will experience upbeat one-on-one time with their favorite adult. We’ll share independent movement activities as well as interactive rhymes, songs and very short books followed by an optional playtime. Scarves, bean bags and other props are used to help develop children’s fine motor skills.
Location
Auditorium
Library
KCKPL - West Wyandotte Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Give your child a head start to becoming a life-long learner! Babytime serves as your child’s first introduction to a storytime setting. This program is specifically for newborns through pre-walkers and their parent or caregiver. We focus on interaction between baby and their adult with songs, books, bonding activities, and fingerplays.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
KCKPL - West Wyandotte Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Each week children and teens will engage their imaginations and building skills by creating LEGO creations centered around a weekly theme. All materials will be provided by the Library.
Location
YS Storytime / Craft Room - STAFF USE ONLY
Library
KCKPL - Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Walkers (12 to 23 months) will experience upbeat one-on-one time with their favorite adult. We’ll share independent movement activities as well as interactive rhymes, songs and very short books followed by an optional playtime. Scarves, bean bags and other props are used to help develop children’s fine motor skills.
Location
Auditorium
Library
KCKPL - West Wyandotte Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Give your child a head start to becoming a life-long learner! Babytime serves as your child’s first introduction to a storytime setting. This program is specifically for newborns through pre-walkers and their parent or caregiver. We focus on interaction between baby and their adult with songs, books, bonding activities, and fingerplays.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
KCKPL - West Wyandotte Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Each week children and teens will engage their imaginations and building skills by creating LEGO creations centered around a weekly theme. All materials will be provided by the Library.
Location
YS Storytime / Craft Room - STAFF USE ONLY
Library
KCKPL - Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Walkers (12 to 23 months) will experience upbeat one-on-one time with their favorite adult. We’ll share independent movement activities as well as interactive rhymes, songs and very short books followed by an optional playtime. Scarves, bean bags and other props are used to help develop children’s fine motor skills.
Location
Auditorium
Library
KCKPL - West Wyandotte Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Give your child a head start to becoming a life-long learner! Babytime serves as your child’s first introduction to a storytime setting. This program is specifically for newborns through pre-walkers and their parent or caregiver. We focus on interaction between baby and their adult with songs, books, bonding activities, and fingerplays.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
KCKPL - West Wyandotte Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Each week children and teens will engage their imaginations and building skills by creating LEGO creations centered around a weekly theme. All materials will be provided by the Library.
Location
YS Storytime / Craft Room - STAFF USE ONLY
Library
KCKPL - Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Walkers (12 to 23 months) will experience upbeat one-on-one time with their favorite adult. We’ll share independent movement activities as well as interactive rhymes, songs and very short books followed by an optional playtime. Scarves, bean bags and other props are used to help develop children’s fine motor skills.
Location
Auditorium
Library
KCKPL - West Wyandotte Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Give your child a head start to becoming a life-long learner! Babytime serves as your child’s first introduction to a storytime setting. This program is specifically for newborns through pre-walkers and their parent or caregiver. We focus on interaction between baby and their adult with songs, books, bonding activities, and fingerplays.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
KCKPL - West Wyandotte Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Each week children and teens will engage their imaginations and building skills by creating LEGO creations centered around a weekly theme. All materials will be provided by the Library.
Location
YS Storytime / Craft Room - STAFF USE ONLY
Library
KCKPL - Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Walkers (12 to 23 months) will experience upbeat one-on-one time with their favorite adult. We’ll share independent movement activities as well as interactive rhymes, songs and very short books followed by an optional playtime. Scarves, bean bags and other props are used to help develop children’s fine motor skills.
Location
Auditorium
Library
KCKPL - West Wyandotte Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Give your child a head start to becoming a life-long learner! Babytime serves as your child’s first introduction to a storytime setting. This program is specifically for newborns through pre-walkers and their parent or caregiver. We focus on interaction between baby and their adult with songs, books, bonding activities, and fingerplays.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
KCKPL - West Wyandotte Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Each week children and teens will engage their imaginations and building skills by creating LEGO creations centered around a weekly theme. All materials will be provided by the Library.
Location
YS Storytime / Craft Room - STAFF USE ONLY
Library
KCKPL - Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Walkers (12 to 23 months) will experience upbeat one-on-one time with their favorite adult. We’ll share independent movement activities as well as interactive rhymes, songs and very short books followed by an optional playtime. Scarves, bean bags and other props are used to help develop children’s fine motor skills.
Location
Auditorium
Library
KCKPL - West Wyandotte Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Give your child a head start to becoming a life-long learner! Babytime serves as your child’s first introduction to a storytime setting. This program is specifically for newborns through pre-walkers and their parent or caregiver. We focus on interaction between baby and their adult with songs, books, bonding activities, and fingerplays.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
KCKPL - West Wyandotte Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Each week children and teens will engage their imaginations and building skills by creating LEGO creations centered around a weekly theme. All materials will be provided by the Library.
Location
YS Storytime / Craft Room - STAFF USE ONLY
Library
KCKPL - Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Walkers (12 to 23 months) will experience upbeat one-on-one time with their favorite adult. We’ll share independent movement activities as well as interactive rhymes, songs and very short books followed by an optional playtime. Scarves, bean bags and other props are used to help develop children’s fine motor skills.
Location
Auditorium
Library
KCKPL - West Wyandotte Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Give your child a head start to becoming a life-long learner! Babytime serves as your child’s first introduction to a storytime setting. This program is specifically for newborns through pre-walkers and their parent or caregiver. We focus on interaction between baby and their adult with songs, books, bonding activities, and fingerplays.
Location
Storytime Room
Library
KCKPL - West Wyandotte Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Each week children and teens will engage their imaginations and building skills by creating LEGO creations centered around a weekly theme. All materials will be provided by the Library.
Location
YS Storytime / Craft Room - STAFF USE ONLY
Library
KCKPL - Main Library

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Important Messages
Summer reading is coming to a close! All books must be logged and prizes picked up by July 31st!

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Reviews
Title
Heaven Is For Real for Kids
Author
Todd & Sonja Burpo
Review
PG/KW/SC I really like this book. I like learning about Jesus and heaven.  Online Catalog
Title
Just Go To Bed
Author
Mercer Mayer
Review
The little critter series was my favorite as a parent, and my son enjoyed it as well. We read it right before bed so he was excited to go to sleep. He liked the silly antics since he tries to do the same thing in real life.  Online Catalog
Title
Global Babies
Author
Maya Ajmera
Title
No Howling in the House
Author
Mercer Mayer
Review
PG KW/MP This book has monsters in it. They are nice monsters with a mom and dad. There is a purple toad, too.  Online Catalog