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E.g., 04/21/2019

This is the waitlist for our Ticket Giveaway for Meet the Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates.

If registration is no longer open there, you still may have a chance to get a ticket. Register online or call 913-826-4600 to put your name on the waitlist. 

You'll be notified on April 25 if you will get a ticket, and you'll need to pick it up in person from Central Resource Library...

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Ticket Giveaway: If you act fast, there are a limited number of free tickets to this event. Register online or call 913.826.4600 to request yours.

We’ll notify the ticket recipients via email on April 20. Recipients will need to pick up their ticket in person from Central Resource Library between April 21-24.

In case tickets become available, join the waitlist.

If you want a guaranteed seat, purchase one by visiting...

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Ticket Giveaway: If you act fast, there are a limited number of free tickets to this event. Register online or call 913.826.4600 to request yours from the Johnson County Library. 

Meet the Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates

Pre-order admission packages are available on Rainy Day Books

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Carmack Community Room

Understanding of the Holocaust is deepened by hearing personal experiences and stories. As survivors grow fewer, we turn to their families and loved ones to preserve this knowledge. In observance of Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, Evy Tilzer will share the stories of her mother and father, June and Isaac Feinsilver, survivors  of the European ghettos and concentration camps. Immediately following, Jewish Vocational Services will present their work of welcoming new refugees to Kansas City. 

Our May 7 program, ...

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Writers, unite. You might be seeking critique, a great prompt or just shared space to focus on your work-in-progress. Find inspiration and other local writers here at the Library. Connect with the Johnson County writing community and hone your craft. Light refreshments will be served.

May program presented by Library staff member Helen Hokanson
June and August programs presented by author, editor and writing coach Jessica Conoley
July program presented by Tiffany White, writing...

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Space is limited for this popular program. Registration opens 30 days in advance of each session; register online or call 913.826.4600.

Learn how to design your own 3D digital models. This session will show you the basics of 3D modeling and 3D printing using Tinkercad. Once you know a little, you can come back and do more. Presented by former JCL Maker-In-Residence Jeff Newhook. Newhook understands the MakerSpace and its potential and can help you get the most out of your experience.

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Carmack Community Room

The U.S. has welcomed more than 3 million refugees from all over the world during the past 40+ years. These persons and their families, from every corner of the globe, have built new lives across the country and in the Kansas City metro. Learn who qualifies for refugee resettlement, what the screening process looks like and how we welcome new refugees into the regional community. We'll also look at the current global state of refugees.

Presented by KC for Refugees.

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Carmack Community Room

This program is rescheduled from the original date of March 13.

Wyatt Townley is Poet Laureate of Kansas Emerita. In this engaging session she'll share her new work Rewriting the Body. Her poetry explores the body as place and as a poem that we rewrite with every breath.

Light refreshments will be served. Books available for purchase and signing from the author.

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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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