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E.g., 01/23/2020
E.g., 01/23/2020

All Day Drop In. Schools are on Spring Break, so it’s a great time to come into the Library! Our interactive Scavenger Hunt introduces kids to the Library and all the resources we provide. Participants receive a scavenger hunt list and follow the clues across the Library to learn how to find books, games, movies and more. 

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All Day Drop In. Schools are on Spring Break, so it’s a great time to come into the Library! Our interactive Scavenger Hunt introduces kids to the Library and all the resources we provide. Participants receive a scavenger hunt list and follow the clues across the Library to learn how to find books, games, movies and more. 

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People and animals have feelings in common. This interactive presentation helps you appreciate similarities and differences in pet and human brains, emotions and social chemistry. You’ll leave the session with a greater understanding of empathy that will help you to better connect with animals and each other.
Designed especially for the Library and presented by Ashley Stanley of Wayside Waifs. One or more trained companion animals will attend with presenter.

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Mr. Matt shares stories and songs from around the world. Children from Mali to Mexico grow up learning fables and fairy tales just like you. Come hear some of them and expand your knowledge of the world around you, with a focus on a different country each month. Best for ages 5-10, but everyone is welcome.

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A child’s reading improves with practice. This relaxed, friendly session allows your kids to practice their reading-out-loud skills with a certified and well-behaved therapy dog as an audience.
Our Read to a Dog programs are presented in partnership with Pets for Life, Intermountain Therapy Animals or Wayside Waifs.

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A child’s reading improves with practice. This relaxed, friendly session allows your kids to practice their reading-out-loud skills with a certified and well-behaved therapy dog as an audience.
Our Read to a Dog programs are presented in partnership with Pets for Life, Intermountain Therapy Animals or Wayside Waifs.

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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. We provide 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.

Corinth Books
March: Born Just Right by Jordan Reeves & Jen Lee Reeves

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Registration opens 30 days in advance of each session. Register online or call 913.826.4600. For this program, registration will open February 26 at 9 am.

Micro:bit is a super easy-to-use, tiny-and-powerful microcontroller. In this workshop you will learn about the micro:bit, 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. 

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Connect with the wisdom of the centuries with the age-old question, “What makes a happy man?” The JCCC Department of Theatre is presenting Ming Lee and the Magic Tree, a play based on a Chinese folk tale. Set upon the quest by the Jade Emperor, a Chinese prince hopes the response he finds will win the Princess of the Stars as his wife. All ages are welcome.

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A child’s reading improves with practice. This relaxed, friendly session allows your kids to practice their reading-out-loud skills with a certified and well-behaved therapy dog as an audience.
Our Read to a Dog programs are presented in partnership with Pets for Life, Intermountain Therapy Animals or Wayside Waifs.

Continue reading »

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