May Programs

CELEBRATE CHILDREN'S BOOK WEEK WITH FLY GUY - For all ages

Monday, May 1
4:30 p.m. @ Indian Creek

Buzz on in for some fun with Fly Guy!  Program will include stories, activities, and last about 45 minutes.  Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before program begins.

FAMILY CHESS NIGHT - For all ages

Monday, May 1
6:30 - 8:00 p.m. @ Downtown

Monday, May 15
6:30 - 8:00 p.m. @ Indian Creek

Come play chess with a worthy opponent at our Family Chess Nights.  Boards and equipment will be provided.  All ages and playing levels welcome, but kindergartners and younger must be accompanied by an adult.  No registration.

SPRING HAS SPRUNG! - PRESCHOOL CRAFT - For preschoolers with adult

Tuesday, May 2
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. @ Indian Creek

Thursday, May 4
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. @ Downtown

Bring your preschooler and make a fun spring craft!  Children may need some assistance from their adult to complete the craft.  All materials will be provided.  No reigstration.  Come and go as you please.

CELEBRATE CHILDREN'S BOOK WEEK WITH PETE THE CAT - For all ages

Wednesday, May 3
10:30 a.m. @ Indian Creek

Get groovy with Pete the Cat and learn that all is good!  Program will include stories, activities, and last about 45 minutes.  Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before program begins.

PRESCHOOL DANCE PARTY - For ages 5 & younger with adult

Friday, May 5
10:30 a.m. @ Indian Creek

Let's dance! Come shake, shimmy, and dance up a storm at our preschool dance party, featuring favorite songs from our children's music collection.  No registration, but space is limited.  Tickets will be handed out on a first come, first served basis starting 30 minutes before the program.  Program will last 20 - 30 minutes.

CELEBRATE CHILDREN'S BOOK WEEK WITH A BOOK BALL - For all ages

Friday, May 5
4:30 p.m. @ Indian Creek

Join us as we conclude Children's Book Week with the Olathe Public Library Book Ball!  Come dressed as your favorite book character, or wearing your library best, for games, snacks, and more!  Program will last about 45 minutes.  Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before program begins.

FREE COMIC BOOK DAY @ OPL! - For K - 5th grade

Saturday, May 6
10:00 a.m. until supply is exhausted @ Downtown

Kids in K - 5th grade:  Be a part of Free Comic Book Day!  Come to Children's Servces at the Downtown Library starting at 10:00 a.m. and pick up a FREE kid-friendly comic book for you to keep!  While you're there, check out the ibrary's awesome collection of comics and graphic novels, which are free to borrow every day.  Comics will be avaiable while supplies; supply is limited.  OPL thanks our partner, Elite Comics in Overland Park, for procuring our free comics.

R.E.A.D. TO A DOG - For young readers of all ages

Saturday, May 6
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. @ Indian Creek

Young readers of all ages may drop by and read to a cuddly canine  between 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. at the Indian Creek Library.  Upon arrival, check in at Children's Services for a reading time.  Reading sessions will be limited and available on a first come, first served basis.  Trained therapy dogs provided by Pets for LIfe, Inc.

SUMMER READING KICK OFF - For all ages

Tuesday, May 30
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. @ Frontier Park

Join us for our Summer Reading Kick Off!  This summer's theme is Build a Better World.  Stay tuned for more information.

 

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