All Classes and Events

Fall Guide 2018
E.g., 12/14/2018
E.g., 12/14/2018

"My Gym" enhances your child's strength, flexibility and social skills. This session includes structured games, songs, dances, tumbling, music, puppets, relays and sports. Adult participation is required so come dressed to move with your little one! Best for birth to 2 years with a caregiver. Space is limited for these popular sessions. Register all attendees, adults and kids, online or call (913) 826-4600.

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Master teaching artists Leslie and Jay Cady use mime and juggling to help your little ones learn basic concepts they need for kindergarten. Children are guided through a mime alphabet by acting out illusions representing letters A to Z. Leslie and Jay juggle differently-shaped and -colored props and challenge kids to count, recognize repeating patterns and complete sets. All this fun aligns with National Council of Teachers of Mathematics standards. Best for ages K-1 and a caregiver, and fun for the whole family.

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You're never too old to listen to a good story. Storyteller Christine Henderson shares her favorite folktales, fairy tales and tall tales. Best for ages 2 years and up with a caregiver, and fun for the whole family.

Space is limited for this popular program, so arrive early for your seat.

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Develop your preschooler's inner Maker at this drop-in program. Tots will gain hands-on experience with nuts, bolts, patterns, shapes, colors and real hardware. This kind of manual play can help improve motor and cognitive skills! Best for ages 2-6, with a caregiver.

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This 20-minute storytime includes short stories, songs, fingerplays and movement activities to reinforce early language learning. Ages 2-3 years and a caregiver. 

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"My Gym" enhances your child's strength, flexibility and social skills. This session includes structured games, songs, dances, tumbling, music, puppets, relays and sports. Adult participation is required so come dressed to move with your little one! Best for birth to 2 years with a caregiver. Space is limited for these popular sessions. Register all attendees, adults and kids, online or call (913) 826-4600.

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You're never too old to listen to a good story. Storyteller Christine Henderson shares her favorite folktales, fairy tales and tall tales. Best for ages 2 years and up with a caregiver, and fun for the whole family.

Space is limited for this popular program, so arrive early for your seat.

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A lapsit program of songs, rhymes and movement for the very  young. Introduce your little ones to sounds and rhythms of the spoken word and give them a head start on language learning. Birth to 24 months and a caregiver. Older siblings welcome. 

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Drop by to build with Duplos. They're twice the length, height and width of traditional Lego bricks, Duplos are easier to handle and less likely to be swallowed by younger kids. Help our resident dinosaurs have some winter fun at the Library.

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The whole family will enjoy this flexible storytime. Hearing stories is a great way to spend time with your kids and help them foster a love of reading. Stories, songs, fingerplays, and movement activities foster pre-reading skills. Fun for the whole family.

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