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E.g., 01/20/2020
E.g., 01/20/2020

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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Registration required; register online or call 913.826.4600. Creating and following a budget enables us to control our finances and meet financial and life goals. Mint.com is a powerful (and free!) budgeting tool that automates and simplifies the process. Learn how from Emerson Hartzler, pro bono financial advisor who has helped over 100 clients use Mint.com to establish and maintain their budgets. Following the presentation, you will be able to schedule appointments with Hartzler to get one-on-one assistance in setting up your own budget. Continental breakfast served...

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Meeting Room

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

January: News of the World by Paulette Jiles

February: Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

March: How to Walk Away by Katherine Center

April: And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

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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 Black & Veatch MakerSpace at Johnson County Library is your exploratorium of technologic contraptions! There’s a lot to learn, so get started at MakerSpace Beginners Night. We’ll introduce 3D printing, laser cutting, CNC machining, design software and electronics. Once you are introduced, you can come back and get to know MakerSpace better.

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Learn how your tax dollars are working to make our community a better place to live. Meet hard-working members of Johnson County’s Mental Health Center or Health and Environment Department and learn how they help us be well. Presented with Johnson County Mental Health Center and Johnson County Department of Health and Environment.

Monday, April 6, 6 - 7:30 pm @ Antioch Library (Mental Health)
Monday, April 20, 6 - 7:30 pm @ Blue Valley Library (Health and Environment)

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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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Many people have the urge to reflect back on their life and record their memories. But if you don’t want to tackle writing a book yourself, you do what the Bockelmans did: hire a personal historian. They worked with Amy Woods Butler, a professional life-story writer to publish their joint memoirs in a single volume illustrated with family photos. Join them for a discussion on why we record our life stories, and what it looks like to work with a writer to help get your voice – and your memories – onto the page.

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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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