Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events

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Age
Program Type
Library Location
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Preschool Storytime on Facebook Live

April 9, 2020
10:15am - 10:45am
Online
Library Location: Online
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Join us on the Olathe Public Library Facebook page for a mini version of storytime. Miss Rosemary will share a book and an activity or song.   ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Meet & Eat To Go

April 9, 2020
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Olathe Temporary Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Temporary Downtown
Room: First Christian Church - Fellowship Hall
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Teens
Event Details:
Free meals to go will be distributed to youth 18 & under only. Food will only be available in grab-and-go packaging to avoid congregating. To prioritize social distancing, youth are not allowed to eat on site. Youth must be present and are l...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Movie Thursday

April 9, 2020
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Online
Library Location: Online
Room: Kosmi
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Entertainment, Movies
Event Details:

Calling all movie enthusiasts! Join us to watch movies—new, old, classic and cult classic—there will be room for variety! Eat snacks, hang out with friends and come ready with suggestions for what we should watch next!

Calling all movie enthusiasts! Join us to watch movies – new, old and classic – there will be room for variety! You can hang out and chat with your friends and other teens online.  Program platform: Kosmi: https://app.kosmi.io/room/sblmr...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Junior Makers: Flip Books

April 9, 2020
4:30pm - 5:15pm
Online
Library Location: Online
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Program Type: Create, STEAM
Event Details:
Calling all makers! Miss Jennifer is going virtual with Junior Makers. She’ll share a great resource for information on how to make a flip book at home, and she’ll show you what she made.    Presented via pre-recorded video on ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Fiction Fridays

April 10, 2020
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Online
Library Location: Online
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Create
Event Details:
Looking to strengthen your storytelling craft? Tune-in Fridays to this weekly lecture series on the elements of craft in fiction. Talks will range in subject matter from developing strong characters and dialogue, to the revision process and beyond, a...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Meet & Eat To Go

April 10, 2020
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Olathe Temporary Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Temporary Downtown
Room: First Christian Church - Fellowship Hall
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Teens
Event Details:
Free meals to go will be distributed to youth 18 & under only. Food will only be available in grab-and-go packaging to avoid congregating. To prioritize social distancing, youth are not allowed to eat on site. Youth must be present and are l...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Writing for Self-Care

April 11, 2020
11:00am - 11:30am
Online
Library Location: Online
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Create
Event Details:
Join the Olathe Public Library as we practice self-care online as a community. Check in through our Facebook page where we will be learning how to use mindfulness and writing to practice self-care for ourselves and our loved ones. Join us every Satur...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Early Literacy Fun with Miss Susan

April 13, 2020
9:30am - 9:45am
Online
Library Location: Online
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Event Details:
Miss Susan presents an early literacy tip for caregivers, and a fun song or rhyme for their children. Pre-recorded videos will be posted to OPL's Facebook page every Monday morning at 9:30 am. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Memoir Mondays

April 13, 2020
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Online
Library Location: Online
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Create
Event Details:
Have you ever wanted to record your life story? Join us for Memoir Mondays where each week we’ll go over the fundamentals of memoir writing from recalling life events to crafting a narrative then provide a prompt for you to start your own journey. Fe...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Meet & Eat To Go

April 13, 2020
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Olathe Temporary Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Temporary Downtown
Room: First Christian Church - Fellowship Hall
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Teens
Event Details:
Free meals to go will be distributed to youth 18 & under only. Food will only be available in grab-and-go packaging to avoid congregating. To prioritize social distancing, youth are not allowed to eat on site. Youth must be present and are l...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Gaming Club

April 13, 2020
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Online
Library Location: Online
Room: Discord
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Play Minecraft with your friends, have a Smash Brothers tournament or challenge a partner with 1-2-Switch!

Want to play some games with your friends and others while at home? We will play games like Jackbox and others online via Discord. Program Platform: Discord https://discordapp.com/ (You will need to have or create an account.) Friend: OPLTeensIC#2...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Ambassadors

April 13, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Online
Library Location: Online
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Teens
Event Details:
Ambassadors work side-by-side with library staff, attend community events, help plan teen programs and network and collaborate with students, community leaders and organizations to spread the word about the library and teen services. Ambassadors meet...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Preschool Storytime on Facebook Live

April 14, 2020
10:15am - 10:45am
Online
Library Location: Online
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Join us on the Olathe Public Library Facebook page for a mini version of storytime. Miss Rosemary will share a book and an activity or song.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Librarians in Lockdown

April 14, 2020
2:00pm - 2:15pm
Online
Library Location: Online
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books
Event Details:
Greetings library customers! Even though the library is closed and we've been sent home, we're busy behind the scenes planning some online programs to help keep our library community strong and upbeat. We encourage you to check the website and our Fa...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Meet & Eat To Go

April 14, 2020
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Olathe Temporary Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Temporary Downtown
Room: First Christian Church - Fellowship Hall
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Teens
Event Details:
Free meals to go will be distributed to youth 18 & under only. Food will only be available in grab-and-go packaging to avoid congregating. To prioritize social distancing, youth are not allowed to eat on site. Youth must be present and are l...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Dungeons & Dragons Club

April 14, 2020
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Online
Library Location: Online
Room: Discord
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

Come hang out with other adventurers to play the popular RPG Dungeons & Dragons! It doesn’t matter if you are a novice or an expert, all are welcome. Learn from other players and from guest hosts.

Missing D&D time with friends? Come play with us using the virtual RPG tabletop Roll20.net. All you need to join is a Discord and Roll20.net account. Never played before and want to get started? We can help! Program platforms: Discord http...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Happy Birthday, Beverly Cleary!

April 14, 2020
4:30pm - 5:00pm
Online
Library Location: Online
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Program Type: Books, Storytime
Event Details:
We’re celebrating Beverly Cleary’s 104th birthday with a reading from one of her classic children’s books. Presented via pre-recorded video on OPL's Facebook page. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Pop-up Poetry

April 15, 2020
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Online
Library Location: Online
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
Celebrate National Poetry Month with us! Each week we will look at a type of poem, then create and write poetry together. Share your poem in the comments! Class will be presented live on OPL's Facebook page. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Meet & Eat To Go

April 15, 2020
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Olathe Temporary Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Temporary Downtown
Room: First Christian Church - Fellowship Hall
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Teens
Event Details:
Free meals to go will be distributed to youth 18 & under only. Food will only be available in grab-and-go packaging to avoid congregating. To prioritize social distancing, youth are not allowed to eat on site. Youth must be present and are l...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Preschool Storytime on Facebook Live

April 16, 2020
10:15am - 10:45am
Online
Library Location: Online
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Join us on the Olathe Public Library Facebook page for a mini version of storytime. Miss Rosemary will share a book and an activity or song.   ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Meet & Eat To Go

April 16, 2020
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Olathe Temporary Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Temporary Downtown
Room: First Christian Church - Fellowship Hall
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Teens
Event Details:
Free meals to go will be distributed to youth 18 & under only. Food will only be available in grab-and-go packaging to avoid congregating. To prioritize social distancing, youth are not allowed to eat on site. Youth must be present and are l...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Creative Writing for Kids

April 16, 2020
4:30pm - 5:15pm
Online
Library Location: Online
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Event Details:
Unleash your imagination and explore the art of writing short stories using illustrations from The Mysteries of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg. This program is suitable for elementary-aged children. Presented via pre-recorded video on O...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Evening Read Aloud: I Survived

April 16, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Online
Library Location: Online
Age Group: Children, Elementary, Family
Program Type: Books
Event Details:
Join Miss Jackie as she reads aloud from I Survived the Eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980 by Lauren Tarshis. She’ll read aloud a few chapters each night, April 16 - 21, until the book is finished. Presented via pre-recorded video on OPL's Faceboo...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Meet & Eat To Go

April 17, 2020
11:30am - 12:30pm
Olathe Temporary Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Temporary Downtown
Room: First Christian Church - Fellowship Hall
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Teens
Event Details:
Free meals to go will be distributed to youth 18 & under only. Food will only be available in grab-and-go packaging to avoid congregating. To prioritize social distancing, youth are not allowed to eat on site. Youth must be present and are l...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Fiction Fridays

April 17, 2020
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Online
Library Location: Online
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Create
Event Details:
Looking to strengthen your storytelling craft? Tune-in Fridays to this weekly lecture series on the elements of craft in fiction. Talks will range in subject matter from developing strong characters and dialogue, to the revision process and beyond, a...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Evening Read Aloud: I Survived

April 17, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Online
Library Location: Online
Age Group: Children, Elementary, Family
Program Type: Books
Event Details:
Join Miss Jackie as she reads aloud from I Survived the Eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980 by Lauren Tarshis. She’ll read aloud a few chapters each night, April 16 - 21, until the book is finished. Presented via pre-recorded video on OPL's Faceboo...