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E.g., 12/16/2019
E.g., 12/16/2019

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

September: There, There by Tommy Orange

October: Code Girls by Liza Mundy

On November 18, Cedar Roe Book Group will meet at Oak Park Library for the Book Discussion with Ron Currie Jr....

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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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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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Kevin Bryce's film offers a bold look at a complex and widely misunderstood illness. All These Flowers is a victory story: of finding identity apart from a diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder; of hope where there was despair; of recovery from an incurable disease. Six people diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder were filmed for two years. They are from across the United States and different family structures and financial situations, and follow varying treatment strategies. The simple message of All These Flowers is: we all...

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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!

Presented by MakerSpace staff.

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Join a poet and an illustrator in conversation about the melding of their crafts. K.W. Peery and Bruce McLain met at a poetry reading, formed a friendship and developed a strong working relationship. McLain has illustrated four of Peery’s poetry collections. You’ll hear about how they develop their individual crafts and how they’ve learned to work together to create cohesive work.

 

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Engage mind, body, and spirit as you prepare for the emotionally energetic winter holidays. Here’s an opportunity to express your creative side while sidestepping seasonal stresses. You can expect to get a little messy, and enjoy yourself a lot. Supplies provided.

Presented by Sherri Jacobs of Heartland Art Therapy.

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Logan Conference Room

Register online for this program or call 913.826.4600. Registration opens November 19 at 9 am.

If you have never used a sewing machine, or just want to brush up your skills, this is the perfect workshop to develop / refresh basic machine sewing knowledge. Participants will learn to sew a seam, hem and sew a button hole using a modern sewing machine. Bonus: the machine is available for use after the class session, anytime the MakerSpace is open. BYOM: Bring Your Own Machine if you’d like to learn how to use it. 

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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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