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Browse NKCPL's March classes and events: there's a lot going on for kids and families--plus there's sewing, knitting, and yoga for adults. And don't forget our monthly Medicare info session! Go to for more info and to register for an event.

Looking for a way to give back in the new year? Next month, on Friday, April 5, NKCPL partners with the American Red Cross to host a Blood Drive at the Library. This event will take place in the large Meeting Room on the building's lower level from 10:30-2:30 pm, and donors are encouraged to register in advance. Want to donate? Sign up here!

Here's what's happening in the Children's area!

Weekly Storytimes

Tuesdays @ 6 pm and Wednesdays @ 10 am

Looking for a low-key, learning outing? Join us for Storytime! These sessions include read-aloud stories, songs/movement, and a super-simple craft. If you want, plan to stay after the Wednesday Storytime session for some Stay-and-Play time with LEGOs and DUPLOs. Storytimes are geared toward pre-k kiddos, but children of all ages are welcome. No registration required!

Pokémon Card Trading/Playing

First Mondays from 5:30-8:30 pm, starting in November

Drop in for some Pokémon fun on the first Mondays of each month! This event is all about informal card-trading and game playing, so you can stop in anytime between 5:30 and 8:30 pm on these evenings. Bring your binders and connect with other Pokémon enthusiasts! For Pokémon players of all ages. No registration required!


Tuesdays at 6:30 pm and Thursdays at 10 am

Join us after Storytime on Tuesdays or drop in on Thursday mornings for some open-ended LEGO building/play! Open to kids of all ages. No registration required.

And here's a sweet event for older kids & adults!

Here's something sweet and special! Join NKCPL and Tic Tok Bakery for Bee Mine Cookie Decoration class--a fun cookie decorating session with a springy honeybee theme! That's Saturday, March 23, at 2 p.m.

This class is best for ages 8 and older, and you may register for up to 2 spots. Please email Jennifer Shea with any questions!

Have a question about Library programs for kids and families, including our Storytimes or LEGO playtimes? Email Jennifer Shea.

Check out these NKCPL offerings for adults!

NKCPL is excited to offer *TWO* types of fibers classes for new and returning Fibers lovers! Do you knit or crochet--or do you want to learn? Read on!

Knitters, check out our Knit Happens series, which is taught by instructor Monja Calvert. She'll show you newbies how to start--and experienced knitters are also ALWAYS welcome to bring their WIP and knit along with friends. Find March knitting class dates (and supply requirements) here!

And crochet-ers, check out our new Intro to Crochet classes, taught by instructor Erica Sheer. Erica will show new learners how to start, though experienced crochet-ers are welcome to join these sessions, too. Find March crochet class dates and supply requirements here!

Sew with us! Offering classes + by appt usage

Want to make something new? Check out our March classes. Interested in using the sewing space on your own, or with a group of friends? Email Amy to reserve a date/time that works for you!

Sewing Studio: Intro to the Sewing Machine + Open Sew

Tues, Mar 5, from 10 am-1 pm

Join us for an intro class to our Janome sewing machine! Learn how to wind a bobbin and thread a machine, and get started with some basic stitching.

Have a work in progress? This session is also an Open Sew, so feel free to bring your WIP and get some stitching done! Need to finish your cape or poncho from last month's class? This would be a great time to wrap up that project, too. 

This session is for adult sewists. With instructor Patty Ibarra.

Sewing Studio: Intro to the Sewing Machine +/or Make a Stuffed Bunny or Bunny Bag

Thurs, March 14, from 6-9 pm

Join us for an intro class to our Janome sewing machine! Learn how to wind a bobbin and thread a machine, and get started with some basic stitching.

Or if you're familiar with our machines and want to do some spring sewing, Patty can get you going on a bunny bag or a stuffed bunny!

This session is for adult sewists. With instructor Patty Ibarra.

Sewing Studio: Finish Your Bunny Bags/Stuffed Bunnies

Tues, March 19, from 10 am-1 pm

Did you start a bunny project on March 14--or would you like to start one today? Join us for part 2 of this spring series, and tie up any loose ends on the springtime project you're working on!

This session is for adult sewists. With instructor Patty Ibarra.

Have questions? Let us know!

And don't forget! The Library offers a variety of additional classes for adults, too! For a full/current lineup of these programs--which include crafting sessions, sewing opportunities, weekly yoga options (both mat and chair, offered via Zoom), a monthly Medicare class, and more--and to register, go to

Just a reminder! NKCPL offers study/work spaces, too

Need a quiet spot to meet, study, or get some work done? NKCPL has you covered. Just a reminder that the Library has two small conference/tutoring rooms available on our lower level. These spaces are open on a walk-in basis; they can also be reserved in advance. To find out more, or to reserve one of these spots, call 816.221.3360 (or ask a staffer next time you're in).