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E.g., 09/21/2019
E.g., 09/21/2019

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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Johnson County Genealogy Society are available to help with general questions Monday-Saturday, 9 am - 5 pm, at the Genealogy Desk at Central Resource Library. For those looking for a little extra help with either Basic Genealogy or DNA & Genetic Genealogy, we also offer free one-on-one sessions that can be booked in advance. If you would like to sign up for an appointment, please visit our website for a link to the SignUpGenius page to view the available appointment times. You may also email ...

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Do you have questions about the upcoming election? The Johnson County League of Women Voters will be on hand to register new voters, help registered voters update your names and addresses, distribute absentee ballot applications and answer your general voting questions.

You can also catch this event at other locations & times »

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The 2020 Census is coming, and everyone counts! Drop by one of our upcoming local Library presentations to learn how you can make a great wage in Johnson County while helping your community. A recruiting assistant from the Census Bureau will be on hand to talk about part-time Census jobs, answer questions about why a complete count is important to our area, and provide assistance in completing your application.

For more information, and to apply directly, check out 2020census.gov/jobs

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Advance care planning is not just about old age. At any age, a medical crisis could leave you too ill to make your own healthcare decisions. Even if you are not sick now, planning for health care in the future is an important step toward making sure you get the medical care you would want if others are making the decisions for you. Attendees will receive a free copy of the Center’s Caring Conversations Workbook.

Linda Ward from the Center for Practical Bioethics presents an in depth look at this timely topic. 

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Children get ready to read long before they start school. This workshop for childcare providers uses new and classic children’s books plus 6 by 6, Ready to Read, the Library’s research-based early literacy initiative, to show how to create a literacy-rich environment that engages children with language and stories. KDHE clock hour credit certificates will be provided to attendees.

Presented by Bradley Debrick, Early Literacy Coordinating Librarian for Johnson County Library.

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Meeting Room

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

September: I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
October: The Circle by Dave Eggers
November:...

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Register online for this program or call 913.826.4600. Registration opens August 1 at 9 am.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is an essential tool when applying for scholarships, grants and loans for college. Filling out the FAFSA can be nerve-wracking and confusing. Don’t give up! Jason Anderson, CommunityAmerica Credit Union’s College and Career Consultant will walk you through the FAFSA line by line. Sandwiches and sides served starting at 5:30 pm. 

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This event will be held at InterUrban ArtHouse 8001 Newton St., Overland Park, KS 66204.

Johnson County Library sponsors a monthly creative writing contest. Come hear local writers read their works at Now Presenting. Pat Daneman, Karin L. Frank, Andy Rowe and David Lee Garrison are among this season’s presenters. Details on our writing contests and how to enter your
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