Arts and Culture

Looking to enjoy some local art? See our Exhibitions.

Johnson County Genealogical Society helps you discover many research resources. Society meetings cover business items and training sessions. Learn about the workings of the JCGS as well as specific genealogy research topics.

September: Breaking through your genealogy research brick walls
November: Postcards from the past: finding clues to your family history

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The Young Adult Literary Council is our group of teen Library consultants. We meet monthly to share favorite books, review titles for the Library website and participate in fun activities. You can meet new people, have a snack and receive volunteer credit hours for your time with us. We meet at three different Libraries so you can find a group close by and drop in with us.

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Help your family history research using genetic genealogy. Whether you are just starting to think about taking a DNA test or have already tested yourself, your great aunt and a dozen fourth cousins twice removed, this group is for you. This discussion will be about bringing it all together: a case study on how DNA, traditional genealogy and collaboration was used to solve a 100-year brick wall.

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Join this maker community and socialize with other experienced needlers. You can share your expertise or get advice on a new project. Some members make items to donate to local charities, spreading the joy of making. Bring your own supplies and needle with us.

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This event will be held at InterUrban ArtHouse 8001 Newton St., Overland Park, KS 66204.

Johnson County Library sponsors a monthly creative writing contest. Come hear local writers read their works at Now Presenting. Pat Daneman, Karin L. Frank and David Lee Garrison are among this season’s presenters. Details on our writing contests and how to enter your
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