May Programs

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

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

Thursday, May 3
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. @ Downtown

Bring your preschooler to the library and make a fun 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.

PRESCHOOL DANCE PARTY - For ages 5 & younger with adult

Friday, May 4
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.  Program will last 20 - 30 minutes.  Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes prior to program.  

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

Saturday, May 5
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 helping procure our free comics.

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

Saturday, May 5
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.

CREATIVE BABIES:  ARTSY BABY - newborn to 24 months with adult
*Registration required

Monday, May 7   *Registration begins Monday, April 30
10:15 a.m. @ Indian Creek

Delight and stimulate your baby's senses with an array of fun activities.  Let baby create art right in time for Mother's Day.  Dress for mess!  Program will last about 45 minutes.


Monday, May 7
6:30 - 8:00 p.m. @ Downtown

Monday, May 21
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.

CREATIVE BABIES:  PLAYFUL BABY - newborn to 24 months with adult
*Registration required

Monday, May 14   *Registration begins Monday, May 7
10:15 a.m. @ Indian Creek

Delight and stimulate your baby's senses with an array of fun activities.  Learn and play together with our skill building sessions.  Program will last about 45 minutes.


Tuesday, May 29
Stay tuned for details!