All Classes and Events

E.g., 06/17/2019
E.g., 06/17/2019

Register online for this program or call 913.826.4600.

Best for ages 6-8. Topic: Moon Landing.

Young Rembrandts is a national after-school provider and education partner that teaches school-aged children drawing – the fundamental skill of all visual arts – using a sequential, ordered process. Students can show dramatic improvements in drawing, expand their art vocabularies and improve their attention to detail and sequencing skills. Kids in this workshop can explore the universe with their creative skills. Supplies provided. Presented by...

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Best for ages 9-13. Topic: Alien Traffic Jam.

Young Rembrandts is a national after-school provider and education partner that teaches school-aged children drawing – the fundamental skill of all visual arts – using a sequential, ordered process. Students can show dramatic improvements in drawing, expand their art vocabularies and improve their attention to detail and sequencing skills. Kids in this workshop can explore the universe with their creative skills. Supplies provided. Presented...

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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.

Presented in partnership with Pets for Life and 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.

Presented in partnership with Pets for Life and Wayside Waifs.

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A lapsit storytime of songs, rhymes, and movement for babies. Introduce your little ones to the sounds and rhythms of the spoken word and give them a head start on language learning. Designed for birth to 18 months and a caregiver. Seating is limited. Please arrive 15 minutes early to pick up a ticket. Siblings welcome.

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A lapsit storytime of songs, rhymes, and movement for babies. Introduce your little ones to the sounds and rhythms of the spoken word and give them a head start on language learning. Designed for birth to 18 months and a caregiver. Seating is limited. Please arrive 15 minutes early to pick up a ticket. Siblings welcome.

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The Young Adult Literary Council – formerly known as YAAC – 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.

May: Breakout Boxes
June: Improv Workshop
July: Art Workshop with Mickey Willard
August: Cookie Decorating Contest

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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.

May: Strange Pictures as Prompts
June: Guest writer Emma Fernhout, Johnson County Library
July: Creepy Campfire Stories with a Twist
August: Colors of the Seasons

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Register online for this program or call 913.826.4600.

Learn tips and techniques for writing successful resumes and cover letters. Some of the topics covered include defining your employment target and why targeted resumes are a must; applicant tracking systems; composing cover letters; and why you need electronic resumes. Sandwiches and sides will be served starting at 5:30 pm.

Presented by Karen Silins of A-Plus Career and Resume.

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