All Classes and Events

  • The Big Read

    The Big Read

    The Kansas City area’s six public libraries are joining together for the 2017 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Big Read, promoting community-wide reading and events around Tim O’Brien’s seminal book The Things They Carried.

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  • Without the constraint of historical provenance, viewers of the "unknown" objects in the Art of War - Gifts of Peace exhibit have the ability to create their own story or "truth." Join us as we create new stories and truths in Constructing Truth events.

    Constructing Truth

    Please join us as we create new stories and truths for “unknown” objects and host additional programs to explore Constructing Truth »

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E.g., 11/22/2017
E.g., 11/22/2017

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 nuestro nivel de inglés.

Learning English in the United States is one of the keys to success, and communication is essential to make friends, maintain business and to find jobs. Many more things can be achieved through learning or improving our level of English.

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Carmack Community Room

Join the Johnson County Genealogical Society (JCGS) and discover research resources available. Society meetings cover business items and training sessions. Learn about the workings of the JCGS as well as specific genealogy research topics. 

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Carmack Community Room

Much can be learned when visiting an ancestor's cemetery. Headstones may hold surprises, giving you clues into their lives. Learn what you can discover from home and at the cemetery, and how to plan an effective trip to your ancestor's final resting place. 

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Microsoft Word is the most commonly used software. Simple tips let you use Word with confidence. Learn the basics as you create a simple, professional resume. 

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Meeting Room

Crafters and makers often work in solitude but you don't have to! Join the Maker community at this weekly meet-up. Socialize with other experienced makers, share your expertise with beginners or get advice on a new project. Some of our members make items to donate to local charities, spreading the joy of making.

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Meeting Room

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

September: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
October: The Round House by Louise Erdrich
November: Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson

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

September: Push Back Choson by Richard Brown
Note: Author Richard Brown has canceled his September visit to our book group due to unforeseen circumstances. He hopes to visit us later in the Fall. 

October: News of the World by Paulette Jiles
November: The Scent of Rain and Lightning by...

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Intermediate and advanced Spanish Language learners will enhance conversational skills by reading and discussing articles in Spanish.

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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 nuestro nivel de inglés.

Learning English in the United States is one of the keys to success, and communication is essential to make friends, maintain business and to find jobs. Many more things can be achieved through learning or improving our level of English.

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