Kids Events

Tabletop Games: First Wednesdays

Meeting Room
There are hundreds of awesome table-top board games - and we want to play them all with you! This group lets you learn fun games you might not have heard of, and to bring you own faves to share. Get to know new people and play some great games. All ages welcomed.

Chess & Checkers!

Chess and checkers are ancient games played nearly everywhere in the world. This morning session welcomes all ages to enjoy these classic pastimes on a standard 64-square (or "short king") board. Sets are provided. Improve your skills or demonstrate your mastery! All ages welcome.

Listen Local: Beep Goes the Weasel with Dave Cedillo

Dave Cedillo brings his multimedia extravaganza to the Library. Part concert, part science experiment, part Riff Trax, Cedillo's unique brand of weird humor, science and music will appeal to just about everyone. Get a preview of his music on Listen Local!

Listen Local: Astronaut Merit Badge


It's Second Saturday, and cool tunes are drifting by on a warm breeze. Join us in celebrating summer with live family-friendly music in the park at Santa Fe Commons Park, 8045 Santa Fe Dr., Overland Park, KS 66204.

Movie in the Park: Labyrinth


Grab a blanket, pack a picnic and relive the 1980s with movie classics that defined a generation. This Second Saturday bring the family to watch Labyrinth (rated PG) under the stars at Santa Fe Commons Park, 8045 Santa Fe Dr., Overland Park, KS 66204.

Lego Challenge

Meeting Room
Everyone can play with Legos in this drop-in activity. Let's find out if you are up for a challenge! Start with patterns, then try a building contest, and move on to constructing mazes and contraptions. You, too, can become a master Lego builder.

Ages 5 and up: children under 7 accompanied by a caregiver.

Homework Help

Need a little extra guidance on a homework assignment? Drop by Oak Park Library and get help from a homework coach. All ages are welcome, but students in grades 1-8 are given priority. English language learners are welcome. Students are helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Closed on school holidays.

Homework Help

Need a little extra guidance on a homework assignment? Drop by Oak Park Library and get help from a homework coach. All ages are welcome, but students in grades 1-8 are given priority. English language learners are welcome. Students are helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Closed on school holidays.

Homework Help

Need a little extra guidance on a homework assignment? Drop by Oak Park Library and get help from a homework coach. All ages are welcome, but students in grades 1-8 are given priority. English language learners are welcome. Students are helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Closed on school holidays.

Homework Help

Need a little extra guidance on a homework assignment? Drop by Oak Park Library and get help from a homework coach. All ages are welcome, but students in grades 1-8 are given priority. English language learners are welcome. Students are helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Closed on school holidays.

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