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Fall Guide 2018
E.g., 10/19/2018
E.g., 10/19/2018

Aprender el idioma inglés en los Estados Unidos es una de las claves para triunfar y la comunicación es fundamental para hacer amigos, mantener los negocios, y encontrar trabajo. Muchas cosas más se podrían conseguir si aprendiéramos o mejoráramos su nivel de inglés.

Learning English in the U.S. is one of the keys to your success. Communication is essential to help you make friends, maintain a business and find a job. Much can be achieved through learning or improving your level of English.

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The 1920's was known for great literature. This group concentrates on mysteries written during or about the 1920's. Light refreshments served. Call Shawnee Town at (913) 248- 2360 to register.

September: Monument to Murder: A Capital Crimes Novel by Margaret Truman - Shawnee Library Meeting Room
October: At Bertram's Hotel by Agatha Christie - offsite at the Undertakers building at Shawnee Town...

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Jessie Oliveros returns to Kansas for the book launch of her debut children's book The Remember Balloons, illustrated by Dana Wolfekotte. "What’s Happening to Grandpa" meets "Up" in this tender, sensitive picture book that gently explains the memory loss associated with aging and diseases such as Alzheimer’s. Join us for a reading and light refreshments. Books will be available for purchase, courtesy of The Friends of Johnson County Library. 

"James and Grandpa's shared heritage and stories of their loving family shine. What is clear is that their memories matter—to them and...

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Carmack Community Room

Couples around the world are undoing domestic gender roles one diaper change at a time. Francine Deutsch, Professor Emerita of Psychology at Mt. Holyoke College, presents her research on issues of gender justice and how gender shapes people's lives. She is particularly interested in resistance to gendered norms, and how, by undoing gender roles, couples can create equally-sharing families. Light refreshments served.

Supported by the Mount Holyoke Kansas City Alumnae Club, Mount Holyoke College and Johnson County Library Foundation.

 

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Meeting Room

Crafters and Makers often work in solitude, and you don't have to! Join this Maker community to socialize with other experienced needlers, share your expertise or get advice on a new project. Some members make items to donate to local charities, spreading the joy of Making.

 

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The time to state your health care preferences in writing is now - before a health crisis occurs. This session will provide participants a booklet that guides you through the tools and resources you need to make sure your end of life care is just as you want it to be. Led by Denise Dias, County Extension Agent with Johnson County K-State Research & Extension.

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A job interview is really part of a process, not a single event. Professional development consultant Efren Mojica of All About You Consulting will outline the entire interview life cycle: pre-interview, interview, and post-interview. He'll also explain how you can effectively communicate that you are the best person for the job. Sandwiches and sides will be served before the program. Register online or call (913) 826-4600.

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Meeting Room

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

September: News of the World by Paulette Jiles
October: Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
November: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

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Spanish-language learners, let us help you enhance your conversational skills. We'll read and discuss articles together, in Spanish. Good for intermediate and advanced levels.

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My fellow Kansans, join us for an evening of politics and podcasts. Host Jim McLean and special guests will analyze the current political landscape in Kansas, and discuss what it all means for the upcoming election. You'll hear from members of the Kansas News Service, and producers of the podcast, to learn more about the making of My Fellow Kansans. 

If you haven't already,...

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