All Classes and Events

E.g., 01/16/2019
E.g., 01/16/2019

Tailoring, sewing and stitchery are not lost arts. You can learn to repair and customize your clothing. This session includes instruction in simple processes like sewing on a button, patching a hole or adding a pocket. We provide patches and equipment, you bring in that torn sweater. Textile specialist Whitney Manney and the MakerSpace crew are on hand to assist. Registration opens 30 days in advance of the session. Register online or call 913-826-4600.

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Board games have been played for more than 4,000 years – and they never stop being cool. Join a fun-filled evening with new friends and adventures and play one of our many games such as Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride and Apples to Apples. You can even bring your personal favorite to share!  All ages are welcomed, with snacks and drinks provided.

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Author Adrian Zink will tell the story of Kentucky Derby winning horse Lawrin and his Prairie Village roots.

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The Young Adult Advisory Council is a group of volunteer teen Library consultants who meet monthly to share favorite books, give feedback on the Library website, social media and collections, and to suggest public programs. Meet new people, have a snack and receive volunteer credit hours.  

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Board games have been played for more than 4,000 years – and they never stop being cool. Join a fun-filled evening with new friends and adventures and play one of our many games such as Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride and Apples to Apples. You can even bring your personal favorite to share!  All ages are welcomed, with snacks and drinks provided.

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Small Meeting Room

Spanish-language learners, let us help you enhance your conversational skills. We'll read and discuss articles together, in Spanish. Good for intermediate and advanced levels. 

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This workshop is for patrons who have already used MakerSpace 3D printers, or attended a 3D Thursday workshop. Registration required, each registrant may bring a guest. Register online or call 913-826-4600.

Are you looking to take your MakerSpace 3D prints to the next level? Come learn to use slicing program Cura’s advanced functions with Maker-In-Residence Steve Jahnke. Adjusting infill, changing printing speed, managing supports and offset fit for your prints are some of the topics in this workshop for experienced 3D printer users and 3D modelers. 

Steve works as a designer...

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Author George Frazier will describe native geological formations that defy our state's flat stereotype.

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Bullet Journals are a way for people to stay organized in a forgiving manner. It is simply a journal that you use to create ways to keep yourself on task and balanced. This could be everything from a simple to-do list to a daily/weekly/monthly calendar to tracking what you do. Teen Bullet Journal Meetup is a way of keeping oneself organized and balanced and the meetup is a place to be creative and learn with and from other teens. There is no right or wrong way, one can do whatever works best for them. This is an opportunity to get together with other teens to bounce ideas off each other...

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Discover what's percolating in the Kansas Legislature. Representatives and Senators with constituents in Johnson County will discuss the new legislative session, followed by Q&A. You bring the questions, we provide the coffee and doughnuts. Presented with the League of Women Voters.

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