All Classes and Events

Fall Guide 2018
E.g., 11/13/2018
E.g., 11/13/2018

Many people have high blood pressure without knowing about it. Stop by Central Library and have your blood pressure checked by a Johnson County Health Department nurse. When you know your numbers, you can better manage your health. No appointment is needed for this drop-in clinic.

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Carmack Community Room

This program presents women veterans sharing experiences from their careers in male-dominated military environments. You'll hear about deployments, opportunities for women in the military and the transition from military to civilian life. 

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Tailoring, sewing and stitchery are not lost arts. You -can- learn to repair and customize your clothing. This session includes instruction in simple processes like sewing on a button, patching a hole or adding a pocket. We provide patches and equipment, you bring in that torn sweater. Textile expert Whitney Manney and the MakerSpace crew are on hand to assist.

Registration opens 30 days in advance of the session. Register online or call (913) 826-4600.

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Board games have been played for more than 4,000 years, and they have never stopped being fun. You can bring your favorites to share and get to know new people. We have games like Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride and Apples to Apples on-hand. All ages are welcomed.

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Meeting Room

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

September: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
October: Born A Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah
November: The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende
December:...

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Artists of color, immigrant or refugee artists, LGBTQ artists, artists working through mental health struggles all bring unique perspectives to the discussion of culture and creativity. No Divide KC presents a new documentary featuring local artists who represent multiple facets of our metro community. This feature-length film explores the motivations behind and the rewards gleaned from creating artistic work through the varied lenses of these artists.

The featured participants use their creative output for different reasons. Some are professionals in their field, some are...

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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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Meeting Room

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

SeptemberThe Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
OctoberBefore the Fall by Noah Hawley
NovemberA Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
December:  Holiday Book Party

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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 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 and demonstrate 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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