All Classes and Events

E.g., 01/17/2019
E.g., 01/17/2019

Space is limited for this popular session. Register online or call 913-826-4600. 

You have a group of strengths within you. The StrengthsFinder 2.0 is an assessment tool that enables you to identify these. Becoming aware of these talents builds confidence and provides a basis for achievement. 

Before attending the program, you will need to take the StrengthsFinder 2.0 assessment in the Central Resource Library Learning Lab during one of the following times: 

  • Thu, Jan 17, 3 - 6pm 
  • Wed, Jan 23, 4 - 7:30pm
  • Wed, Jan 30, 1:30 -6pm
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Discover what's percolating in the Kansas Legislature. Representatives and Senators with constituents in Johnson County will discuss the new legislative session, followed by Q&A. You bring the questions, we provide the coffee and doughnuts. Presented with the League of Women Voters.

Panelists will include:

  • Senator John Skubal, District 11
  • Senator Molly Baumgardner, District 37
  • Representative Brett Parker, District 29
  • Representative David Benson, District 48
  • Representative Megan Lynn, District 49
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Meeting Room

Join this Maker community and socialize with other experienced needlers, share you expertise or to get advice on a new project. Some members make items to donate to local charities, spreading the joy of Making.

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Meeting Room

This popular meet-up includes a potluck dinner and group discussion about cookbooks, cooking and of course food. Each month features a specific nationality or type of cuisine, with discussion led by special guest speakers who are food professionals. You can share new or favorite dishes, test others' creations, learn about new expert techniques and discuss food with other foodies. We usually have about 25-35 attendees so plan your dish to share accordingly.

January: Cooking for large groups with Safehome

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Our 1,000 members help make Johnson County Library one of the best libraries in the country. We are a community of Library users and supporters who advocate for Libraries, sell used books to raise funds and volunteer in every Library program and workspace. Our monthly meetings are open to the public. Please join us and consider becoming a Friend!

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Your student might be struggling on picking a career path or college major. This session guides both of you through successfully researching and choosing a satisfying and purposeful career based on personality. This can be accomplished using totally free resources online and from the library. Sandwiches and sides will be served starting at 5:30 pm. Presented by Jason Anderson, College and Career Planner, CommunityAmerica Credit Union. Register online or call 913-826-4600. 

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Board games have been played for more than 4,000 years – and they never stop being cool. Join a fun-filled evening with new friends and adventures and play one of our many games such as Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride and Apples to Apples. You can even bring your personal favorite to share!  All ages are welcomed, with snacks and drinks provided.

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Johnson County has a generally affluent population yet food waste and food insecurity are problems here. According to a study from The Food Policy Council of Johnson County, food waste here is estimated at about 1.6 million pounds annually, valued at approximately $7 million. During the past five years it has been estimated that 11.6 percent of Johnson County households experienced some kind of food insecurity. 

Join Johnson County Library to examine the issues of hunger. We'll be screening two documentaries, Wasted: the Story of Food Waste,...

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