All Classes and Events

E.g., 12/10/2019
E.g., 12/10/2019

Let’s read for fun! Club kids get together to talk about a new book, make new friends, enjoy snacks and explore fresh ideas. Bonus fun: build your own home library. Participants will get a free book while supplies last. Keep it if you like, give it to a friend and invite them to our Club, or return it for other Club kids to enjoy. Stop by the Youth Services desk to pick up your book. Best for ages 9-13.

Monticello Books
September: Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
October: Pilu of the Woods by Mai K....

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Board games have brought family and friends together for years, and we are now in a golden age of game choices! Join us for enjoyable games, meet new friends and have new adventures. You can rampage the city as a giant lizard in King of Tokyo, embark on a cross-country train trek in Ticket to Ride or save the world from deadly outbreaks in Pandemic. Bring a personal favorite to share with the group. Snacks and beverages are served. All ages welcome.

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

Books have been used for centuries to record and pass on information. They also allow us to enjoy worlds beyond our reach through the imaginative words of others. This program is for Girl Scout Cadettes working on their Book Artist Badge. We will explore the art of bookbinding, and each participant will create a book with end-papers as well as an accordion book using scrapbooking elements. Scout leaders and parents may be asked to assist with the small group work. Designed...

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Registration opens 30 days in advance of each session. Register online for this program or call 913.826.4600. For this program, registration will open November 12 at 9 am.

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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Meeting Room

Space is limited; register online or call 913.826.4600. ’Tis the season for making houses out of cookies! Each participant will build a simple gingerbread house where they can hang out with their gingerbread friends. Best for children with a caregiver. 

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Meeting Room

Space is limited; register online or call 913.826.4600. ’Tis the season for making houses out of cookies! Each participant will build a simple gingerbread house where they can hang out with their gingerbread friends. Best for children with a caregiver. 

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Everybody Read – All Ages Virtual Book Group
Share a great read with your favorite kid, grandparent, friend or partner. This pioneering book group is for everyone who likes to read – and who likes to talk about it online. We’ve chosen a middle grades title, When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead, that will appeal across ages. We’re giving away a limited quantity of the book at select events and at your branch. Join us online at tinyurl.com/virtualbookgroup anytime to add your...

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Board games have brought family and friends together for years, and we are now in a golden age of game choices! Join us for enjoyable games, meet new friends and have new adventures. You can rampage the city as a giant lizard in King of Tokyo, embark on a cross-country train trek in Ticket to Ride or save the world from deadly outbreaks in Pandemic. Bring a personal favorite to share with the group. Snacks and beverages are served. All ages welcome.

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The Black & Veatch MakerSpace at Johnson County Library is your exploratorium of technologic contraptions. There’s a lot to learn, so get started at MakerSpace Beginners Night. We’ll introduce 3D printing, laser cutting, CNC machining, design software and electronics. Once you are introduced, you can come back and get to know MakerSpace better!

Presented by MakerSpace staff.

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