May Programs

FREE COMIC BOOK DAY - For K - 5th graders

Saturday, May 3
10:00 a.m. until supply is exhausted at the Main Library

Kids in K - 5th grade:  Be a part of Free Comic Book Day! Come to the Children's Services Desk at the Main Library starting at 10:00 a.m. and pick up a FREE kid-friendly comic book for you to keep! Supplies are limited. While you're here, check out the library's awesome collection of comics and graphic novels, which are free to borrow every day. OPL thanks our partner, Elite Comics in Overland Park, for procuring our free comics. 

READ TO A DOG - For young readers of all ages

Saturday, May 3
1:30 - 2:30 p.m at the Indian Creek Branch

Saturday, May 17
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. at the Main Library

Children of all ages may drop by the library and read to a cuddly canine between 1:30 and 2:30 on the dates listed above. Come to the Children's Desk upon arrival and check in for a reading time. Reading sessions are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. No advanced registration necessary. For more information, call (913) 971-6874. Trained therapy dogs provided by Pets for Life, Inc.

PRESCHOOL CRAFT TIME - For preschoolers with adult

Monday, May 5
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. at the Indian Creek Branch

Wednesday, May 7
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. at the Main Library

Come celebrate spring by making a fun craft at the library! All materials will provided. No registration. Come and go as you please.

FAMILY CHESS NIGHTS - For all ages

Monday, May 5
6:30 - 8:00 p.m. at the Main Library

Monday, May 19
6:30 - 8:00 p.m. at the Indian Creek Branch

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.

"THE WIZARD OF OZ" MOVIE NIGHT - For all ages

THE WIZARD OF OZ  (Rated G - 102 minutes)
Tuesday, May 13
6:30 p.m. at the Indian Creek B
ranch

Join us for family night at the movies with The Wizard of Oz. Bring a blanket or pillow and relax on the floor. All ages are welcome, but kindergartners and younger must be accompanied by an adult. No registration but space is limited.

WE'RE OFF TO SEE THE WIZARD - For children of all ages

Wednesday, May 14
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. at the Main Library

Grab onto a tornado and drop into Oz—Olathe Public Library style! Join us in celebrating the birthday of L. Frank Baum, the creator of Oz, with games, crafts, and a snack. No registration. Come and go as you like. Costumes are welcome.

SUMMER READING KICK-OFF - For all ages

Tuesday, May 27
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon at Frontier Park

All of our summer activities get started with our Summer Reading Kick-Off.  This year's theme is "Fizz Boom Read!"  Stay tuned for more exciting details
 

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