All Classes and Events

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

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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Drop in to develop your preschooler’s inner Maker. Tots will gain hands-on experience with nuts, bolts, patterns, shapes, colors and real hardware. This kind of manual play can help improve motor and cognitive skills. Best for ages 2-6 with a caregiver.

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Create your bookmark entry for our Friends of Johnson County Library bookmark contest and turn it in, all in one afternoon. You bring an idea and we’ll provide the workspace and art supplies so you can bring it to life. Bold, colorful designs draw the judges’ attention, and you can enter the contest as soon as your masterpiece is complete. 

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

 

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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. Seating is limited. Please arrive early to pick up a name tag at the desk near the Storytime Room.

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The whole family will enjoy this flexible storytime. Hearing stories is a great way to spend time with your kids and help them foster a love of reading. Stories, songs, fingerplays, and movement activities foster pre-reading skills. Fun for the whole family.

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