All Classes and Events

E.g., 11/22/2019
E.g., 11/22/2019

Johnson County Genealogy Society are available to help with general questions Monday-Saturday, 9 am - 5 pm, at the Genealogy Desk at Central Resource Library. For those looking for a little extra help with either Basic Genealogy or DNA & Genetic Genealogy, we also offer free one-on-one sessions that can be booked in advance. If you would like to sign up for an appointment, please visit our website for a link to the SignUpGenius page to view the available appointment times. You may also email ...

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Adults interested in practicing English to improve their level can attend free classes at Oak Park Library every Saturday morning. The levels are basic, intermediate and advanced. There is no registration or exams.

Los adultos interesados en recibir clases de inglés para mejorar su nivel, pueden asistir a las clases que se imparten en la Biblioteca de Oak Park todos los sábados en la mañana. Los cursos de inglés que se imparten son: básico, intermedio y avanzado, los interesados pueden ir los sábados en la mañana para asistir a las clases gratuitas sin necesidad de que presenten...

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Meeting Room

The only thing as enjoyable as a good book is talking about it!

September: Beartown by Fredrik Backman
October: Frankenstein,Or, The Modern Prometheus by Mary...

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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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The Young Adult Literary Council is our group of teen Library consultants. We meet monthly to share favorite books, review titles for the Library website and participate in fun activities. You can meet new people, have a snack and receive volunteer credit hours for your time with us. We meet at three different Libraries so you can find a group close by and drop in with us.

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Well-crafted writing can speak powerful truths, communicate important ideas and capture potent feelings. Creative writing is about reaching audiences by crafting, developing and sharing any narrative, no matter the content or what medium you choose. Join us for this series to hone your writing skills.
 

Leawood topics:
September: Word Wars
October: Zines as Activism
November: Slam Poetry
December: Songwriting Relay

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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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Toddlers will enjoy this storytime with short stories, songs, fingerplays, and movement activities to reinforce early language learning. Designed for ages 18 months to 3 years and a caregiver. Siblings welcome. Seating is limited. Please arrive early to pick up a name tag at the desk near the Storytime Room.

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A moving child is a learning child. Grounded in best practices and current research, this session helps connect the dots that link brain activity, motor and sensory development, movement, and early learning. Movement experts from Johnson County Park & Recreation District will lead 45 minutes of activities, exercises and games. Best for ages 3-5.

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