All Classes and Events

Fall Guide 2018
E.g., 12/14/2018
E.g., 12/14/2018

We're inviting teens to explore creative writing with us. Come workshop your essays, fiction or poetry and enjoy some treats, too. Writers of all genres are welcome. Best for teens 12-18. 

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Drop by to build with Duplos. They're twice the length, height and width of traditional Lego bricks, Duplos are easier to handle and less likely to be swallowed by younger kids. Help our resident dinosaurs have some winter fun at the Library.

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The Young Adult Advisory Council is a group of volunteer teen Library consultants who meet monthly to share favorite books, give feedback on the Library website, social media and collections, and to suggest public programs. Meet new people, have a snack and receive volunteer credit hours.  

January: Create your own tie-dye shirt

February: Wacky milkshake contest

March: Learn the basics of knitting

April: Jacqueline Woodson book discussion

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Develop your preschooler's inner Maker at this drop-in program. 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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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, Wayside Waifs, and Intermountain Therapy Animals.

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Author George Frazier will describe native geological formations that defy our state's flat stereotype.

Check out the other Kansas Day Series events!

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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 what medium you choose. 

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

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

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