All Classes and Events

E.g., 02/22/2020
E.g., 02/22/2020

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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Registration required; register online or call 913.826.4600. Learn more about Medicare and walk through the maze of coverage options. This presentation by Denise Dias, M.S., Family and Consumer Sciences Agent from the K-State Research and Extension Office, covers Parts A, B, C (Medicare Advantage), D and Medicare supplements (Medigap.) Benefits and costs of each part will be discussed. The enrollment process, enrollment periods and various options to choose from when you become entitled to Medicare coverage will be explained. Sandwiches/sides served starting at 5:30 pm.

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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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It’s always tea time when you grow it yourself! Learn about growing, preparing and blending your own herbs for tasty teas. Regina Compernolle, founder and director of Sacred Earth Arts, will demonstrate how to plant everything you need and will share some recipes to get you started. BYOT (Bring Your Own Tea) to drink while you wait for your herbs to grow!

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The Silent Book Group meets at the Lenexa Public Market, 8750 Penrose Ln., Lenexa, KS 66219.

In a Silent Book Group, bring your own book and spend time reading together. No book assignment or discussions. It's book group fun, minus the pressure. A librarian will be present to recommend a few new titles.

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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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Get started researching your ancestors with this free series. Each class begins with a lecture, followed by time to use what you’ve learned to do your own online research. Topics include genealogy websites including Ancestry, Family Search, Find-a-Grave and more; search strategies that produce results; genealogy software programs and a trip to the Midwest Genealogy Center in Independence, MO. Class size is limited based on computers; however, you can bring your own laptop. Register by sending an email to education@jcgsks.org with your name, phone...

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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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Carmack Community Room

The Johnson County Library Board are appointed by the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners for a four-year term, and may be reappointed for an additional four-year term.

For more information, visit our Library Board's page.

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