All Classes and Events

E.g., 06/18/2019
E.g., 06/18/2019

The MakerSpace Passport Program is a great way to learn about Maker ideas, tools and skills. Each week a new project is presented by our Library Makers and Youth Services team. Participants can complete a series of different weekly projects using a variety of materials and methods. This is an open, walk-in program: you come in, make something with us, and take home something awesome. Pick up a Summer MakerSpace Passport your first time, and get it stamped after your workshops. Kids who complete one of each week’s activities will be entered in a Grand Prize drawing. Best for ages 6-12 who...

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Space tourism is a rapidly developing field. This interactive program takes you on an imaginary journey to Earth’s moon and the planets of our solar system. The Cat in the Hat and his friends from the Kansas City Civic Orchestra guide you on your trip with plenty of live space music and fun dynamic activities. Best for ages 5-10.

Presented by Jennifer Mitchell and Gay Lee Ludwig-Bonney in partnership with the Kansas City Civic Orchestra.

Mitchell is a violinist by training, a retired music teacher, and chair of the Educational...

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This program is in the afternoon, and you can still enjoy reading under the stars. We’ll provide awesome books about outer space, flashlights and even some stars. We’ll turn out some of the lights during this program. Bring your cozy sleeping bag or blanket to complete the picture of reading outdoors under the stars. Best for ages up to 6 years.

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The whole family will enjoy this flexible storytime. Hearing stories is a great way to spend time with your kids and help them foster a love of reading.  Stories, songs, fingerplays and movement activities foster pre-reading skills.  Fun for the whole family.

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A lapsit storytime of songs, rhymes, and movement for babies. Introduce your little ones to the sounds and rhythms of the spoken word and give them a head start on language learning. Designed for birth to 18 months and a caregiver. Seating is limited. Please arrive 15 minutes early to pick up a ticket. Siblings welcome.

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Register online for this program or call 913.826.4600.

Best for ages 6-8. Topic: Moon Landing.

Young Rembrandts is a national after-school provider and education partner that teaches school-aged children drawing – the fundamental skill of all visual arts – using a sequential, ordered process. Students can show dramatic improvements in drawing, expand their art vocabularies and improve their attention to detail and sequencing skills. Kids in this workshop can explore the universe with their creative skills. Supplies provided. Presented by...

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Catholic Charities operates the Kids Summer Food Program in partnership with the USDA and Kansas Department of Education. Children up to age 18 can receive a free nutritious sack breakfast at Antioch Library or a free nutritious sack lunch at Central Resource Library.

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Register online for this program or call 913.826.4600.

Best for ages 9-13. Topic: Alien Traffic Jam.

Young Rembrandts is a national after-school provider and education partner that teaches school-aged children drawing – the fundamental skill of all visual arts – using a sequential, ordered process. Students can show dramatic improvements in drawing, expand their art vocabularies and improve their attention to detail and sequencing skills. Kids in this workshop can explore the universe with their creative skills. Supplies provided. Presented...

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Drop by the Library and get help from a Homework Coach. Get more details or see the full schedule »

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Every Thursday in June, ¡Adelante! Speak! offers an opportunity for Latino children to practice Spanish in a fun and engaging way. Through a variety of designed activities, ¡Adelante! Speak! helps English speakers to learn the language, too. Participants will learn basic phrases and conversation and develop vocabulary. Music, too!

Cada jueves en junio, ¡Adelante! Speak! ofrece una oportunidad para que practiquen los niños latinos el español en una manera divertida y atractiva. A través de una variedad de actividades diseñadas, ¡Adelante! Speak! ayuda las inglés hablantes aprender el...

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