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  • 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., 11/24/2017
E.g., 11/24/2017

Colorín Colorado es un programa que se ofrece a niños cuyos padres asisten a las clases de ínglés. En este programa los niños aprenden con múltiples actividades que han sido específicamente diseñadas para ellos. Las actividades incluyen trabajos manuales, juegos, cuentos, canciones, entre otros. Lo más importante es que los niños reafirman su capacidad de interacción con otros niños. Presentado por bibliotecarios y voluntarios. Niños de 4 a 12 años.

Colorín Colorado provides activities for children whose parents are studying in the English classes on Saturday mornings. Children will...

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Meeting Room

This relaxed, friendly session allows kids to practice their reading skills with a certified and well-behaved therapy dog as an audience. A child's reading improves with practice. Presented in partnership with Pets for Life. 

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Drop in to receive assistance in completing homework assignments.

Students can bring a specific homework assignment to work on. Our Homework Help Coaches offer help with

  • Finding library resources to complete assignments like book reports and science projects
  • Vocabulary, spelling, reading and writing skills
  • Math
  • Social studies

All ages welcome, students in grades 2-8 are given priority. English language learners are welcome. Students served on a first come, first served basis: busy times may require a wait.

Los...

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Drop in to receive assistance in completing homework assignments.

Students can bring a specific homework assignment to work on. Our Homework Help Coaches offer help with

  • Finding library resources to complete assignments like book reports and science projects
  • Vocabulary, spelling, reading and writing skills
  • Math
  • Social studies

All ages welcome, students in grades 2-8 are given priority. English language learners are welcome. Students served on a first come, first served basis: busy times may require a wait.

Los...

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American girls love to read, and this Book Club helps American girls read more. American Girl® offers many character stories exploring historical perspectives from a girl's point of view. Join this group to read and craft with your American Girl. Borrow a special copy of the book from the Youth Services desk. Ages 8-12.

September: Kayla Book 1: Journey Begins
October: Your Choice! Bring your favorite American Girl book to share and talk about
November: Gabby Book 3

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Drop in to receive assistance in completing homework assignments.

Students can bring a specific homework assignment to work on. Our Homework Help Coaches offer help with

  • Finding library resources to complete assignments like book reports and science projects
  • Vocabulary, spelling, reading and writing skills
  • Math
  • Social studies

All ages welcome, students in grades 2-8 are given priority. English language learners are welcome. Students served on a first come, first served basis: busy times may require a wait.

Los...

Continue reading »

Drop in to receive assistance in completing homework assignments.

Students can bring a specific homework assignment to work on. Our Homework Help Coaches offer help with

  • Finding library resources to complete assignments like book reports and science projects
  • Vocabulary, spelling, reading and writing skills
  • Math
  • Social studies

All ages welcome, students in grades 2-8 are given priority. English language learners are welcome. Students served on a first come, first served basis: busy times may require a wait.

Los...

Continue reading »

Colorín Colorado es un programa que se ofrece a niños cuyos padres asisten a las clases de ínglés. En este programa los niños aprenden con múltiples actividades que han sido específicamente diseñadas para ellos. Las actividades incluyen trabajos manuales, juegos, cuentos, canciones, entre otros. Lo más importante es que los niños reafirman su capacidad de interacción con otros niños. Presentado por bibliotecarios y voluntarios. Niños de 4 a 12 años.

Colorín Colorado provides activities for children whose parents are studying in the English classes on Saturday mornings. Children will...

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Meeting Room

Run, run, run as fast as you can, get to the Library and wash your hands. We'll each create a simple gingerbread house where you and your gingerbread friend can hang out! This program is for children and their caregivers. Space is limited, register online or call 913-826-4600.

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Run, run, run as fast as you can, get to the Library and wash your hands. We'll each create a simple gingerbread house where you and your gingerbread friend can hang out! This program is for children and their caregivers. Space is limited, register online or call 913-826-4600.

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