A special Board of Trustees meeting is being held on Monday, January 30th from 5-7 pm at Central/Van Deusen. Agenda and minutes can be found on our website

Central Library’s parking lot located on the corner of Lovell and Rose St. will be closed on Sunday, January 29 due to a construction project. The library will still be open. 

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Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Wintertime Scavenger Hunt

OPEN HOURS

CEN/Teen Studio

Tiny Art Show

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Bedtime Stories

6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

EAS/Play to Learn Center

27

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Wintertime Scavenger Hunt

OPEN HOURS

CEN/Teen Studio

Tiny Art Show

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Talk Read Sing Playgroup @ OSH

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

OSH/Community Room

Snowed In at the Library

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

OSH/Community Room

28

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Wintertime Scavenger Hunt

OPEN HOURS

CEN/Teen Studio

Tiny Art Show

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Wintertime Matinee

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

CEN/Teen Studio

29

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Wintertime Scavenger Hunt

OPEN HOURS

CEN/Teen Studio

Tiny Art Show

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Talk Read Sing Playgroup @ WSQ

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

WSQ/Community Room

Family Storytime

10:30 am – 11:30 am

OSH/Community Room

NERF Mobile Games @ the Library

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

CEN/Van Deusen Room

Library League

3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

OSH

30

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Wintertime Scavenger Hunt

OPEN HOURS

CEN/Teen Studio

Tiny Art Show

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Family Storytime

10:30 am – 11:30 am

CEN/Play Here

Family Storytime

10:30 am – 11:00 pm

CEN/Children’s Room

New Year, New You!

Registration Required

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

CEN/Teen Studio

Community Table–Job Corps

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

CEN

Grade School Masterminds

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

CEN/Children’s Room

31

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Wintertime Scavenger Hunt

OPEN HOURS

CEN/Teen Studio

Tiny Art Show

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

1

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Tiny Art Show

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

2

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Tiny Art Show

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

KPL Tech Days

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

CEN/Second Floor Rotunda

Bedtime Stories

6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

EAS/Play to Learn Center

3

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Tiny Art Show

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Talk Read Sing Playgroup @ OSH

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

OSH/Community Room

NERF Mobile Games @ the Library

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

EAS/Community Room

4

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Tiny Art Show

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Ask A Lawyer Family Law Clinic

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

CEN/Study Room 1

Graham Cracker Candy Houses

1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

WSQ/Community Room

Wintertime Matinee

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

CEN/Teen Studio

Bullet Journal Blast

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

CEN/Teen Studio

Tween Graphic Novel Club

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

OSH/Community Room

5

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Tiny Art Show

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Talk Read Sing Playgroup @ WSQ

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

WSQ/Community Room

Family Storytime at Oshtemo

10:30 am – 11:30 am

OSH/Community Room

Life Size Forbidden Island

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

EAS/Community Room

Library League

3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

OSH

6

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Tiny Art Show

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Family Storytime at Central

10:30 am – 11:00 am

CEN/Children’s Room

Overnight Oats for Teens

Registration Required

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

OSH/Community Room

Mobile Library–Texas Township

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Texas Township Hall

7

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Tiny Art Show

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

KPL Tech Days

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

CEN/Second Floor Rotunda

Peace During War

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

OSH/Community Room

Author Talk–with Namina Forna

Registration Required

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

KPL Online Events

8

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Tiny Art Show

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

9

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Tiny Art Show

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

KPL Tech Days

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

CEN/Second Floor Rotunda

Bedtime Stories

6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

EAS/Play to Learn Center

Photoshop for Beginners

Registration Required

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

CEN/Idea Lab

60th Anniversary Martin Luther King “I Have a Dream” speech

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

EAS/Community Room

10

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Tiny Art Show

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Sign Of The Times – How To Advocate For the Change You Want To See

Registration Required

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

[email protected] Online Events

Talk Read Sing Playgroup @ OSH

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

OSH/Community Room

Anime in the Afternoon

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

CEN/Teen Studio

Bookworms

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

OSH/Community Room

Reading Race Book Group

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

CEN/Boardroom

11

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Tiny Art Show

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Coffee Talk

10:30 am – 11:30 am

OSH/Community Room

Virtual Reality Night

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

CEN/Lower Level Rotunda

12

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Tiny Art Show

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Talk Read Sing Playgroup @ WSQ

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

WSQ/Community Room

Family Storytime at Oshtemo

10:30 am – 11:30 am

OSH/Community Room

Lightroom for Beginners

Registration Required

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

CEN/Idea Lab

How To Use Your iPhone

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

CEN/Van Deusen Room

Library League

3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

OSH

Virtual Reality Night

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

CEN/Lower Level Rotunda

A Conversation with Ukraine

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

CEN/Van Deusen Room

13

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Tiny Art Show

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Block Party!

OPEN HOURS

OSH/Community Room

Family Storytime at Central

10:30 am – 11:00 am

CEN/Children’s Room

Video Editing for Beginners

Registration Required

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

CEN/Idea Lab

14

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Tiny Art Show

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Block Party!

OPEN HOURS

OSH/Community Room

KPL Tech Days

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

CEN/Second Floor Rotunda

Rose Street Poetry Club

10:00 am – 11:00 am

CEN/Study Room 6

Dungeons & Dragons Community DM Event

Registration Required

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

CEN

15

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Tiny Art Show

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

16

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

On-Demand Video Series: Healing Toward Justice Program Video | Choose 180

Registration Required

OPEN HOURS

[email protected] Online Events

17

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Talk Read Sing Playgroup @ OSH

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

OSH/Community Room

Grant Writing Basics

Registration Required

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

[email protected] Online Events

Peace During War

3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

EAS/Community Room

Mobile Library–Northside Association for Community Development

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Northside Association for Community Developement

GLAMA Community Sing

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

CEN/Van Deusen Room

18

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Mobile Library–Texas Township

10:00 am – 11:30 am

Texas Township Hall

Bullet Journal Blast

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

OSH/Teen Area

Meet the Author: Mark Nepo

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

CEN/Van Deusen Room

19

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Talk Read Sing Playgroup @ WSQ

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

WSQ/Community Room

Family Storytime at Oshtemo

10:30 am – 11:30 am

OSH/Community Room

Mobile Library–Ecumenical Senior Center

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Ecumenical Senior Center

Classics Revisited

Registration Required

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

CEN/Boardroom

Ask A Lawyer Family Law Clinic

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

CEN/Study Room 1

Library League

3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

OSH

20

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Family Storytime at Central

10:30 am – 11:00 am

CEN/Children’s Room

Move with Joy: Yoga for Teens

Registration Required

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

CEN/Teen Studio

21

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

KPL Tech Days

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

CEN/Second Floor Rotunda

22

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

23

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

On-Demand Video Series: Racism: Challenging Perceptions Progress and Promises: Systemic Racism

Registration Required

OPEN HOURS

[email protected] Online Events

KPL Tech Days

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

CEN/Second Floor Rotunda

Music and Memories

10:45 am – 12:00 pm

OSH/Community Room

Mad Scientist Slime Party

Registration Required

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

OSH/Community Room

Chinese New Year Celebration

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

OSH/Community Room

Bedtime Stories

6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

EAS/Play to Learn Center

24

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Talk Read Sing Playgroup @ OSH

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

OSH/Community Room

Video Editing for Beginners

Registration Required

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

CEN/Idea Lab

Grant Research Tools

Registration Required

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

[email protected] Online Events

Anime in the Afternoon

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

CEN/Teen Studio

25

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Virtual Reality Night

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

CEN/Lower Level Rotunda

26

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Talk Read Sing Playgroup @ WSQ

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

WSQ/Community Room

Family Storytime at Oshtemo

10:30 am – 11:30 am

OSH/Community Room

Lightroom for Beginners

Registration Required

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

CEN/Idea Lab

Mobile Library–Grocery Store Tour with WIC

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Midtown Fresh

Library League

3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

OSH

Virtual Reality Night

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

CEN/Lower Level Rotunda

27

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Family Storytime at Central

10:30 am – 11:00 am

CEN/Children’s Room

Photoshop for Beginners

Registration Required

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

CEN/Idea Lab

Grade School Masterminds

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

CEN/Children’s Room

28

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

KPL Tech Days

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

CEN/Second Floor Rotunda

Overnight Oats

Registration Required

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

OSH/Community Room

29

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

30

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

On-Demand Video Series: “A seat at the table” isn’t the solution for gender equity

Registration Required

OPEN HOURS

[email protected] Online Events

KPL Tech Days

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

CEN/Second Floor Rotunda

Bedtime Stories

6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

EAS/Play to Learn Center

31

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Talk Read Sing Playgroup @ OSH

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

OSH/Community Room

Mobile Library–Texas Township

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Texas Township Hall

Author Talk–with Randall Munroe

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

KPL Online Events

1

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Ask A Lawyer Family Law Clinic

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

CEN/Study Room 1

Introduction to Racial Healing

Registration Required

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

KPL Online Events

Candy Poppers

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

CEN/Teen Studio

Tween Graphic Novel Club

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

OSH/Community Room

2

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Talk Read Sing Playgroup @ WSQ

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

WSQ/Community Room

Family Storytime at Oshtemo

10:30 am – 11:30 am

OSH/Community Room

Library League

3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

OSH

3

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

Family Storytime at Central

10:30 am – 11:00 am

CEN/Children’s Room

Eastwood’s Eastside 113th anniversary celebration

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

EAS/Community Room

4

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

KPL Tech Days

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

CEN/Second Floor Rotunda

First Saturday at the Alma Powell Branch Library

11:30 am – 1:00 pm

POW/Barnabee Gallery

5

Adult Reading Challenge

OPEN HOURS

All KPL Branches

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