All Classes and Events

E.g., 06/21/2019
E.g., 06/21/2019

Johnson County Library sponsors a monthly creative writing contest. Four local writers – Tim Tankard, Mary Silwance, Martha Gershun and Kayla Wiltfong – will each share their winning entry. Learn more about the monthly writing contest and enter your works »

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Spanish-language learners, let us help you to enhance your conversational skills. We’ll read and discuss articles together, in Spanish, with helpful native speakers and advanced students. Good for intermediate and advanced levels.

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Registration opens 30 days in advance of each session. Register online for this program or call 913.826.4600.

Micro:bit is a super easy-to-use, tiny and powerful micro-controller. In this workshop you will learn to code a simple program, transfer it to the micro:bit and see the result. Session participants get to keep their micro:bit to take home and code on their own! Supplies provided. 

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Grab a blanket, pack a picnic and get your music on with great local music and box office hits. Movies start at dusk - join us earlier for music and fun.

Flight of the Navigator will be shown at Electric Park, Lenexa. Festivities start at 6 pm. Musical guests Stage 5 Clinger begins at 7:45 pm; movie begins at dusk.

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Adults interested in practicing English to improve their level, can attend free classes at Oak Park Library every Saturday morning. The levels are basic, intermediate and advanced. There is no registration or exams.

Los adultos interesados en recibir clases de inglés para mejorar su nivel, pueden asistir a las clases que se imparten en la Biblioteca de Oak Park todos los sábados en la mañana. Los cursos de inglés que se imparten son: básico, intermedio y avanzado, los interesados pueden ir los sábados en la mañana para asistir a las clases gratuitas sin necesidad de que presenten...

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Johnson County Genealogical Society helps you discover many research resources. Society meetings cover business items and training sessions. Learn about the workings of the JCGS as well as specific genealogy research topics.

May: Beyond the Draft: Researching Your Great War Ancestor
June: Jewish Genealogy and JewishGen.org
July: Tracing Orphans in Your Ancestry
August: Patent Case Files and Genealogy

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Classes presented by the Johnson County Genealogical Society will help your family history research using genetic genealogy. Whether you are just starting to think about taking a DNA test or have already tested yourself, your great aunt and a dozen fourth cousins twice removed, this group is for you.

May: Y-DNA and Other Genetic Genealogy DNA Companies
July: GEDMatch, DNA Painter & More DNA Tools

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Let’s turn the Library terrace into a party. We’ll blast some tunes, dance with glow sticks and decorate with chalk at this family-friendly, movement-and-creativity-focused event. Stop by the Library to add your favorite song to our playlist before the party, and get ready to bust out your best dance moves!

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