KCLS offers a variety of programs designed to generate and promote awareness and discussion regarding diversity issues. The annual program series, “Many Voices, One Land,” celebrates diversity throughout the months of February and March by offering programs at community libraries that feature multicultural songs, stories and dance.
Ongoing classes and programs also are offered to meet the needs of diverse patrons of all ages, such as Talk Time, ESL and Citizenship Programs and World Language Story Times for children.
Talk Time, ESL and Citizenship Programs
Free Talk Time, ESL and Citizenship Classes are offered at many KCLS community libraries and other local agencies.
World Language Story Times for Children
Click on the “Story Times” for Children link to find Story Times near you in a variety of languages including Spanish, Russian, Chinese and Ukrainian.
Find a variety of resources to start your children reading at an early age, including literacy development milestone PDFs available in English, Spanish and Chinese.
Early Literacy Parties in Spanish
The “Fiestas” are workshops designed for Spanish-speaking families to prepare their children for Kindergarten and encourage them to take a proactive approach in the education of their children.
April 30, 2009