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The 1920's was known for great literature. This group concentrates on mysteries written during or about the 1920's. Light refreshments served. Call Shawnee Town at (913) 248- 2360 to register.

September: Monument to Murder: A Capital Crimes Novel by Margaret Truman - Shawnee Library Meeting Room
October: At Bertram's Hotel by Agatha Christie - offsite at the Undertakers building at Shawnee Town 1929, 11501 W.57th St. Shawnee, KS
November: An Unwilling Accomplice by Charles Todd - Shawnee Library Meeting Room

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The 1920s was known for great literature. This year, we'll concentrate on mysteries written during the 1920s or about the 1920s. Join us for discussions at the Funeral Home of Shawnee Town (our book group outgrew the Farmhouse!). Light refreshments served. Register online or call (913) 826-4600.

May: Journey to Munich by Jacqueline Winspear.
June: A Caribbean Mystery by Agatha Christie
July: The Laughter of Dead Kings by Elizabeth Peters
August: The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie

 

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The 1920s was known for great literature. This year, we'll concentrate on mysteries written during the 1920s or about the 1920s. Join us for discussions at the Undertakers' Building of Shawnee Town (our book group outgrew the Farmhouse!). Light refreshments served. Register online or call (913) 826-4600.

May: Journey to Munich by Jacqueline Winspear.
June: A Caribbean Mystery by Agatha Christie
July: The Laughter of Dead Kings by Elizabeth Peters
August: The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie

 

Online

The 1920s was known for great literature. This year, we'll concentrate on mysteries written during the 1920s or about the 1920s. Join us for discussions at the Undertakers' Building of Shawnee Town (our book group outgrew the Farmhouse!). Light refreshments served. Register online or call (913) 826-4600.

May: Journey to Munich by Jacqueline Winspear.
June: A Caribbean Mystery by Agatha Christie
July: The Laughter of Dead Kings by Elizabeth Peters
August: The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie

 

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The 1920s was known for great literature. This year, we'll concentrate on mysteries written during the 1920s or about the 1920s. In February we'll meet at Shawnee Library, but March and April's events are in the kitchen of Shawnee Town's 1920s farmhouse. Light refreshments served. Register online or call (913) 826-4600.

February: The Mysterious Affair at Styles: Poirot's First Case by Agatha Christie
March: The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
April: Cat Among The Pigeons by Agatha Christie

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The 1920s was known for great literature. This year, we'll concentrate on mysteries written during the 1920s or about the 1920s. Join us for discussions in the kitchen of Shawnee Town's 1920s farmhouse. Light refreshments served. Register online or call (913) 826-4600.

February: The Mysterious Affair at Styles: Poirot's First Case by Agatha Christie
March: The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
April: Cat Among The Pigeons by Agatha Christie

Online

The 1920s was known for great literature. This year, we'll concentrate on mysteries written during the 1920s or about the 1920s. Join us for discussions in the kitchen of Shawnee Town's 1920s farmhouse. Light refreshments served. Register online or call (913) 826-4600.

May: Journey to Munich by Jacqueline Winspear.
June: A Caribbean Mystery by Agatha Christie
July: The Laughter of Dead Kings by Elizabeth Peters
August: The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie

 

Online

The 1920s was known for great literature. This year, we'll concentrate on mysteries written during the 1920s or about the 1920s. Join us for discussions in the kitchen of Shawnee Town's 1920s farmhouse. Light refreshments served. Register online or call (913) 826-4600.

February: The Mysterious Affair at Styles: Poirot's First Case by Agatha Christie
March: The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
April: Cat Among The Pigeons by Agatha Christie

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Let's read for fun! Each month, Club kids get together to talk about a new book, meet kids from other schools, enjoy snacks and explore fresh ideas. Bonus fun: you'll build your own home library. We provide a free book to the first ten kids who arrive that day. Keep it if you like, give it to a friend and invite them to our Club, or return it for other Club kids to enjoy. Best for ages 9-12, and all kids welcomed.


September: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
October: Ghost by Jason Reynolds
November: Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin
December: Book Tasting: Bring

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Let’s make time to read for fun. Each month, Club members get together to read and talk about a new book, meet kids from other schools, have snacks and explore fresh ideas. And you’ll be building your own home library, too. We’ll provide a book for you to take home. Ages 9-12, but all welcome.

June: Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool

July: Wings of Fire: The Dragonet Prophecy by Tui Sutherland

August: Book Tasting: Bring your favorite books to talk about

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Let's make time to read for fun. Each month, club members read a new book and get together to talk about them. Meet kids from other schools, have snacks and explore fresh ideas. You'll also be building your home library because we'll provide a book for you to take home. Ages 9-12, but all welcome.

September: Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis
October: Emerald Atlas by John Stephens
November: Absolutely Truly by Heather Vogel Frederick
December: Book Tasting - bring your favorite books to talk about!

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Let's make time to read for fun. Each month, Club members get together to read and talk about a new book, meet kids from other schools, have snacks and explore fresh ideas. And youll be building your own home library - we'll provide a book for you to take home. Geared for ages 9-12, but all welcome.

January: Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
February: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer
March: I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916 by Lauren Tarshis
April: Book Tasting: bring your favorite books to talk about

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American girls love to read, and this Book Club helps American girls read more. American Girl® offers many character stories exploring historical perspectives from a girl's point of view. Join this group to read and craft with your American Girl. Borrow a special copy of the book from the Youth Services desk. Ages 8-12.

January: Josefina Book 2: Second Chances 
February: Kit Book 2: Turning Things Around 
March: Nanea: Growing Up With Aloha
April: Addy: A Heart Full of Hope

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American girls love to read, and this Book Club helps American girls read more. American Girl® offers many character stories exploring historical perspectives from a girl's point of view. Join this group to read and craft with your American Girl. Borrow a special copy of the book from the Youth Services desk. Ages 8-12.

September: Kayla Book 1: Journey Begins
October: Your Choice! Bring your favorite American Girl book to share and talk about
November: Gabby Book 3

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American girls love to read, and this Book Club helps American girls read more. American Girl offers many character stories exploring historical perspectives from a girl’s point of view. Join this group to read and craft with your American Girl. Borrow a special copy of the book from the Youth Services desk. Best for ages 8-12.

May: Hula for the Home Front: A Nanea Classic
June: The Stolen Sapphire: A Samantha Mystery
July: Taking Off: A MaryEllen Classic
August: Luciana, Braving the Deep

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American girls love to read, and this Book Club helps American girls read more. American Girl offers many character stories exploring historical perspectives from a girl’s point of view. Join this group to read and craft with your American Girl. Borrow a special copy of the book from the Youth Services desk. Best for ages 8-12.

May: Growing Up with Aloha: A Nanea Classic
June: Sunlight and Shadows: A Josefina Classic
July: Luciana
August: Lights, Camera, Rebecca! A Rebecca Classic

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American girls love to read, and this Book Club helps American girls read more. American Girl offers many character stories exploring historical perspectives from a girl's point of view. Join this group to read and craft with your American Girl. Borrow a special copy of the book from the Youth Services desk. Ages 8-12.

November 19 - The Lady's Slipper - A Melody Mystery

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American girls love to read, and this Book Club helps American girls read more. American Girl® offers many character stories exploring historical perspectives from a girl's point of view. Join this group to read and craft with your American Girl. Borrow a special copy of the book from the Youth Services desk. Ages 8-12.

May: Kaya Book 2:Smoke on the Wind
June: Lea Leads the Way
July: Samantha Book 2: Lost and Found
August: Melody Book 2: Never Stop Singing

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American girls love to read, and this Book Club helps American girls read more. American Girl® offers many character stories exploring historical perspectives from a girl's point of view. Join this group to read and craft with your American Girl. Borrow a special copy of the book from the Youth Services desk. Ages 8-12.

September: Gabby Book One: Gabriel
October: Rebecca Book 2: Lights, Camera, Rebecca!
November: Julie Book 2: Soaring High

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American girls love to read, and this Book Club helps American girls read more. American Girl® offers many character stories exploring historical perspectives from a girl's point of view. Join this group to read and craft with your American Girl. Borrow a special copy of the book from the Youth Services desk. Ages 8-12.

May: Melody Book 2: Never Stop Singing 
June: MaryEllen Book 2: Taking off
July: Rebecca Book 2: Lights, Camera Rebecca!
August: Kaya Book 2: Smoke on the Wind

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American girls love to read, and this Book Club helps American girls read more. American Girl® offers many character stories exploring historical perspectives from a girl's point of view. Join this group to read and craft with your American Girl. Borrow a special copy of the book from the Youth Services desk. Ages 8-12.

January: Julie Book 2: Soaring High 
February: Samantha Book 2: Lost and Found 
March: Josefina Book 2: Second Chances
April: Kit Book 2: Turning Things Around

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Join fellow foodies in a conversation and potluck. Each month features a varied food theme and a guest speaker from a local restaurant or food business. Come with an appetite for testing different fares and learning from a local expert. Attendees bring a potluck dish and share in a meal exploring that month’s theme. 

January: "Pasta" with Joe's Cellar
February: "Irish Food" with Conroy's Pub and Brady's Pub
March: "Oil and Vinegar" with The Tasteful Olive
April: "Cookies" with Dolce Bakery