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  • Build a Better World

    Build a Better World

    Through programs and events for all ages, we encourage you to build a better world.

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  • Library Night at the K

    Library Night at the K

    Join us and other metro libraries to celebrate summer at the K!

    Library Night at the K
    Thursday, Aug. 3
    7:15 p.m.
    Kansas City Royals vs. Seattle Mariners

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  • Hogwarts house colors and the sorting hat

    A Week at Hogwarts

    Beginning July 24, join us for a week-long celebration of the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Each day one of our Library locations will transform into a Hogwarts house with activities culminating in a Tri-Wizard Tournament at the end of the week!

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E.g., 07/27/2017
E.g., 07/27/2017

Johnson County librarians declare July 23-29 Harry Potter® week. We’re celebrating a literary milestone: the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Each day, select branches will be transformed into a Hogwarts House, leading up to the Tri-Wizard Tournament at Central Resource Library on Saturday, July 29. 

Ravenclaw
Monday, July 24 All Day Drop-in 
Leawood Pioneer Library

Hufflepuff
Tuesday, July 25 1 - 3 p.m. 
Antioch...

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This program has been canceled.

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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. Presentadores: Bibliotecarios. Learning English in the United States is one of the keys to success, and communication is essential to make friends, to maintain business and to find jobs. Many more things can be achieved if we learn or we improve our level of English.

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Colorín Colorado es un programa que se ofrece a niños cuyos padres asisten a las clases de inglés de los sábados. En este programa los niños aprenden con múltiples actividades que han sido especial y específicamente diseñadas para ellos. Las actividades que se desarrollan los sábados incluyen trabajos manuales, juegos, cuentos, canciones, entre otras; pero lo más importante es que los niños reafirman su capacidad de interacción conotros niños, los voluntarios y los bibliotecarios que conducen la actividad. Niños de cuatro a doce años. Colorín Colorado is a program designed for children...

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Johnson County librarians declare July 23-29 Harry Potter® week. We’re celebrating a literary milestone: the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Each day, select branches will be transformed into a Hogwarts House, leading up to the Tri-Wizard Tournament at Central Resource Library on Saturday, July 29. 

Ravenclaw
Monday, July 24 All Day Drop-in 
Leawood Pioneer Library

Hufflepuff
Tuesday, July 25 1 - 3 p.m. 
Antioch...

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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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The only thing as enjoyable as a good book is talking about it. Join a Book Group to share your thoughts in an agreeable and thought-provoking discussion.

May: Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project by Jack Meyer
June: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
July: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman...

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The only thing as enjoyable as a good book is talking about it. Join a Book Group to share your thoughts in an agreeable and thought-provoking discussion.
The DeSoto Book Group meets at the TriCentury Bank at 33485 Lexington Ave, De Soto, KS 66018

May: The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George
June: In the Unlikely...

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The only thing as enjoyable as a good book is talking about it. Join a Book Group to share your thoughts in an agreeable and thought-provoking discussion.

May: Reader’s Choice Biography/Memoir
June: State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
July: H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
August: The Summer Before...

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