All Classes and Events

E.g., 10/21/2019
E.g., 10/21/2019

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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Join us at the Library to explore mindfulness practices like meditation, breathing, and movement. Unlock a deeper understanding of the mind-body connection one breath at a time.

Presented by Celestine Muhammad, a Certified Dynamic Mindfulness Teacher and co-founder of A Peace of Yoga Kansas City.

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Test your mental stamina and pop culture expertise at Monticello’s first Trivia Night. Bring your own team or join one of our tables for rounds of questions about matters topical, seasonal and inconsequential. Unlock your memory for an evening of light-hearted collaborative fun. We’ll award some very modest prizes to the highest scores. Light snacks and beverages provided.

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There is no cost to attend this event, but seating is limited. Reserve your seat here.

KCUR and StoryCorps Present: How Do We Talk About This? Conversations Across Values and Beliefs

Are you fed up with the state of political conversations and debates? Are you looking for ways to connect with people who have a totally different worldview?

KCUR and StoryCorps can help you navigate the minefield of talking across values and beliefs. We'...

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Johnson County Genealogy Society are available to help with general questions Monday-Saturday, 9 am - 5 pm, at the Genealogy Desk at Central Resource Library. For those looking for a little extra help with either Basic Genealogy or DNA & Genetic Genealogy, we also offer free one-on-one sessions that can be booked in advance. If you would like to sign up for an appointment, please visit our website for a link to the SignUpGenius page to view the available appointment times. You may also email ...

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Adults interested in practicing English to improve their level can attend free classes at Oak Park Library every Saturday morning. The levels are basic, intermediate and advanced. There is no registration or exams.

Los adultos interesados en recibir clases de inglés para mejorar su nivel, pueden asistir a las clases que se imparten en la Biblioteca de Oak Park todos los sábados en la mañana. Los cursos de inglés que se imparten son: básico, intermedio y avanzado, los interesados pueden ir los sábados en la mañana para asistir a las clases gratuitas sin necesidad de que presenten...

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Meeting Room

Board games have brought family and friends together for years, and we are now in a golden age of game choices! Join us for enjoyable games, meet new friends and have new adventures. You can rampage the city as a giant lizard in King of Tokyo, embark on a cross-country train trek in Ticket to Ride or save the world from deadly outbreaks in Pandemic. Bring a personal favorite to share with the group. Snacks and beverages are served. All ages welcome.

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

Learn effective techniques to manage all aspects of your job search campaign. The following topics will be covered: job searching online; using the want ads to your advantage; networking; job search time management and record keeping; how to respond to advertised positions; headhunters and personnel agencies; temporary staffing; job fairs. Sandwiches and sides served starting at 5:30 pm. 

Presented by Karen Silins of A-...

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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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