All Classes and Events

E.g., 09/17/2019
E.g., 09/17/2019

Please arrive 15 minutes early AND sign up for your TinkerCAD.com account before class begins.

Registration opens 30 days in advance of each session. Register online or call 913.826.4600. For this program, registration will open November 5 at 9 am.

Learn how to design your own 3D digital models. This class will show you the basics of 3D modeling and 3D printing using Tinkercad software. Once you know a little, you can come back and do more. Presented by former JCL Maker-In-Residence Jeff Newhook. Space is limited for this popular...

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American kids love to read, and this Book Club helps American kids 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 and some new friends. Borrow a special copy of the book from the Youth Services desk. Best for ages 8-12, all kids are welcome.

Monticello Books
September: Soaring High: A Julie Classic
October: Gabriela: A Girl of the Year Book
November: ...

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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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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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This relaxed, friendly session allows kids to practice their reading skills one-on-one with a certified and well-behaved therapy dog as audience. A child’s reading improves with practice - and our dog’s vocabulary will benefit, too. Presented
in partnership with Pets for Life, Inc.and Wayside Waifs.

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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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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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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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