October is full of great events at Kansas City, Kan., Public Library.
There are programs for all ages and all interests. Each of our branches is holding events that should catch your eye.
The full calendar is available at kckpl.org, but here are some special highlights.
Project Strength at Main Library
Learn about nutrition, do hands-on cooking, get hints for preparing meals on a budget and receive a free bag of groceries each week. Classes are every Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. for eight weeks from Oct. 1 through Nov. 19. Registration is required, supplies provided.
KCKCC jazz concert to be Oct. 9 at West Wyandotte Library
The West Wyandotte Library, 1737 N. 82nd, will be the site of a Kansas City Kansas Community College Jazz Band concert from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9. The concert will be in the library auditorium. It is open to the public.
Ghosts of Wyandotte County program at South Branch Library
All ghost hunters and paranormal enthusiasts are invited join author Janet R. Reed, along with team members from PEDRO (Paranormal Documentation and Research Organization), as they explore ghosts and ghost hunting in Wyandotte County. The program is from 7 to 8 p.m. Oct. 22 at the South Branch Library, 3104 Strong Ave., Kansas City, Kan. This eerie hour-long presentation will give you valuable information and tools for your next ghost-hunting adventure. Janet R. Reed, the author of “Excelsior Springs Haunted Haven,” will also be available for questions and answers following the presentation.
In the garden: Fall Festival at Turner Community Library
Telling ghost stories around a bonfire will be the featured activities from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Turner Community Garden. Special guest and acclaimed storyteller Priscilla Howe will tell scary Halloween stories. There will be refreshments. The event is sponsored by the Turner Community Library and Turner Community Garden. To register, call 913-596-1404.