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E.g., 12/15/2019
E.g., 12/15/2019

City Center Live is held at Lenexa City Center Community Forum at Lenexa City Hall, 17101 W. 87th St Pkwy, Lenexa, KS 66219.

The Wires are an alternative exploration in string sound. Hailing from Kansas City. They compose and perform original music for violin and cello with wide-ranging styles, from tango to gypsy, jazz to rock, and infused with the precision of classical form.

Enjoy a free, live performance. City Center Live is a partnership between Johnson County Library and the Lenexa Arts Council.

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Meeting Room

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

January: Finding Dorothy A Novel by Elizabeth Letts

February: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

March: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

April: The Silent Patient by...

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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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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 five different Libraries so you can find a group close by and drop in with us.

Topics:
January: Making Lego Stop-Motion Animation Movies
February: Doodle Embroidery
March: Trivia Time
April: Tools to Overcome Performance Anxiety with local guest musician Laurel...

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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. Join us for this series to hone your writing skills.

January: Letters to Your Future Selves
February: Words of Kindness
March: Make Your Own Magnetic Prose
April: Rudy Francisco Book Discussion and Poem Scramble Prompt

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Storytime Room

Preschoolers will enjoy this longer storytime that features stories, songs, fingerplays, and movement activities to encourage pre-reading skills. Designed for ages 3-6 and a caregiver. Siblings welcome.

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Storytime Room

Toddler Storytime

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. Seating is limited. Please arrive 15 minutes early to pick up a ticket. Siblings welcome.

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Storytime Room

Preschoolers will enjoy this longer storytime that features stories, songs, fingerplays, and movement activities to encourage pre-reading skills. Designed for ages 3-6 and a caregiver. Siblings welcome.

 

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