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Toilet Paper Tube Animals (MCPL360)

Fri, Jul 24 2020
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual Event
Use your stem skills and be the designer of an animal made from a toilet paper roll and construction paper. Supplies needed: Paper tube, construction paper, glue, and scissors.

Story Camp: Writing Stories (ZOOM)

Tue, Jul 28 2020
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Story Center Event
Virtual Event
Where to begin: Join us to learn about writing stories. Start with idea generation techniques that really work, and discover how/where to begin your story. There are two ways to attend ZOOM programs.

The Magic of Science (MCPL360)

Tue, Jul 28 2020
7:00pm - 7:45pm
Virtual Event
Join Tommy Terrific on a magical adventure where science comes alive in wacky and unexpected ways. The fun begins when Tommy finds a huge magician’s handbook in a magic trunk.

Wednesday Write-In (Zoom)

Wed, Jul 29 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Story Center Event
Virtual Event
Join us for a virtual write-in on Zoom. Participants will have a chance to chat with other writers, talk about their project, and then have time to focus on writing.

The End of the Machine (Facebook Live)

Wed, Jul 29 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Story Center Event
Virtual Event
As America battled in World War II, Kansas City was shaking off decades of political corruption. Voters tuned their radios to KMBC to get information they needed.

Story Camp: Writing Stories (ZOOM)

Thu, Jul 30 2020
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Story Center Event
Virtual Event
Getting past the hard stuff: Deal with "new, shiny idea" distraction, writer's block techniques, revision/editing, and critique/criticism. There are two ways to attend ZOOM programs.

Alice in Wonderland (MCPL 360)

Fri, Jul 31 2020
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Virtual Event
Tumble down the rabbit hole in Lewis Carroll’s classic tale, Alice in Wonderland. Join Alice as she searches for the White Rabbit and tries to find her way out of Wonderland.

KC Magic Man (MCPL360)

Fri, Jul 31 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual Event
Take a magical journey into the world of illusions with KC Magic Man Brad Lynn. Be prepared to be amazed by his magical feats using cards, coins, cups, and more.

Stay-at-Home book group

Sun, Aug 2 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual Event
Are you missing book talk? Join us for a virtual book group via Zoom. No need to read a particular book: share what you are reading and hear what others are reading, too.

Draw a Pop Up Art Desert Scene (MCPL360)

Mon, Aug 3 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Virtual Event
Join us as we learn to draw a desert scene with a Pop Art influence.  You will learn to draw in a very stylized look, use vibrant colors and eye catching patterns.  We will learn about the Pop Art sty

Story Center Critique Group (ZOOM)

Mon, Aug 3 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Story Center Event
Virtual Event
Join us this month to talk about specific issues you're having with your manuscript, and receive feedback and tips from the host. Please feel free to join us in a writing prompt provided by The Story

Unconscious Bias (ZOOM)

Tue, Aug 4 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Event
Buried prejudices and biases influence your feelings, decisions, and actions. Discover how to recognize and challenge them to foster diversity and improve relationships in every aspect of your life.

Wednesday Write-In (Zoom)

Wed, Aug 5 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Story Center Event
Virtual Event
Join us for a virtual write-in on Zoom. Participants will have a chance to chat with other writers, talk about their project, and then have time to focus on writing.

Master Artist Tea Party: Monet (ZOOM)

Fri, Aug 7 2020
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Virtual Event
At this tea party, children will learn about art through the work of French Impressionist artist Claude Monet and express their own creativity with a hands-on art project.