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E.g., 01/18/2020
E.g., 01/18/2020

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This group reads works chosen by the Great Books Foundation, an independent, nonprofit educational organization that creates reading and discussion programs. We discuss books using the "shared inquiry" format that enables exploration of the ideas and meaning found in what's read. "Shared inquiry" centers on interpretive questions that have more than one plausible answer and lead to engaging and insightful conversations about the text.

Phone registration only, 913-826-4600. When you call to register, the moderator will discuss the session with you and reserve a copy of the...

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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 intermediate and advanced. There is no registration or exam.

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

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Connect to your past and drop in for a day of discovery to begin your family research journey. Tour the genealogy area, learn about Library and Society resources, pick up a resource kit with forms and information and get one-on-one help from Society members. Attend sessions on DNA Genealogy, Avoiding Mistakes in Building Your Family Tree, RootsMagic, Family Search and more. Visit genealogy themed group exhibits in between these wonderful sessions!

Event Hours • 9:00 am – 4 pm • Central Resource Library • 87th & Farley, Overland Park, KS

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Figure out whodunnit with fellow mystery book lovers. This group reads all types of mysteries from cozy to gritty and everything in between.

January: The Satapur Moonstone by Sujata Massey
February: Cane and Abe by James Grippando
March: The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin 
April:...

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This popular meet-up includes a potluck dinner and group discussion about cookbooks, cooking and, of course, food. Each month features a specific nationality or type of cuisine, with discussion led by special guest speakers who are food professionals. You can share new or favorite dishes, test others’ creations, learn about new expert techniques and discuss food with other foodies.

January: Roasted with Maps Coffee
February: Shopping in bulk with Bulk It
March: New York-style foods with The Antler Room
April: Animal themed food puns with Three Dog Bakery

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Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States. Johnson County Department of Health and Environment can help you learn the risks and meet your goals. Meet one-on-one with a certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist.

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Registration will be through BikeWalkKC. We'll post the link here as soon as it's live.

Come check out the new bicycle fix-it stand, and let BikeWalkKC’s qualified bike technicians walk you through utilizing the stand to fix a flat tire, general bike care and cleaning, and brake and derailleur gear adjustments. Presented in partnership with LiveWell Johnson County and BikeWalkKC. 

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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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The Friends of Johnson County Library know that you and your family need a break from winter weather. What better way than with a new book? Stock your cabin or school library from a selection of thousands of gently-read bargain books. Most items are 50¢ - $1 and proceeds support the Library. Cash,
checks and credit cards are accepted.

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