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E.g., 08/23/2019
E.g., 08/23/2019

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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Advance care planning is not just about old age. At any age, a medical crisis could leave you too ill to make your own healthcare decisions. Even if you are not sick now, planning for health care in the future is an important step toward making sure you get the medical care you would want if others are making the decisions for you. Attendees will receive a free copy of the Center’s Caring Conversations Workbook.

Linda Ward from the Center for Practical Bioethics presents an in depth look at this timely topic. 

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Children get ready to read long before they start school. This workshop for childcare providers uses new and classic children’s books plus 6 by 6, Ready to Read, the Library’s research-based early literacy initiative, to show how to create a literacy-rich environment that engages children with language and stories. KDHE clock hour credit certificates will be provided to attendees.

Presented by Bradley Debrick, Early Literacy Coordinating Librarian for Johnson County Library.

Part of our ...

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Meeting Room

The only thing as enjoyable as a good book is talking about it!

September: I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
October: The Circle by Dave Eggers
November:...

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Register online for this program or call 913.826.4600. Registration opens August 1 at 9 am.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is an essential tool when applying for scholarships, grants and loans for college. Filling out the FAFSA can be nerve-wracking and confusing. Don’t give up! Jason Anderson, CommunityAmerica Credit Union’s College and Career Consultant will walk you through the FAFSA line by line. Sandwiches and sides served starting at 5:30 pm. 

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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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Registration encouraged for this event, to help us have an accurate amount of supplies. Register here for this event or call Mike Kruger at 913.477.8384 for help registering.

All of us probably know some areas where we could boost our health and happiness. That might mean exercising more, eating healthier, learning stress management techniques or nipping a bad habit in the bud. Making a change can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. This series will show you how to incorporate knowledge and simple...

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Spanish-language learners, let us help you to enhance your conversational skills. We’ll read and discuss articles together, in Spanish, with helpful native speakers and advanced students. Good for intermediate and advanced levels.

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The way we care for mental health patients in America has changed drastically during the last century. In September, hear how the Menninger Clinic in Topeka was a primary catalyst for improved regulations surrounding mental health care and revolutionized psychiatric practice. In...

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