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Fall Guide 2018
E.g., 12/17/2018
E.g., 12/17/2018

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

SeptemberThe Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
OctoberBefore the Fall by Noah Hawley
NovemberA Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
December:  Holiday Book Party

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Meeting Room

This group reads works chosen by the Great Books Foundation, an independent, nonprofit educational organization that creates reading and discussion programs. We discuss books using the "shared inquiry" format that enables exploration of the ideas and meaning found in what's read. "Shared inquiry" centers on interpretive questions that have more than one plausible answer and lead to engaging and insightful conversations about the text.

Phone registration only, call (913)826- 4600. When you call to register, the moderator will...

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Homeschool families will love this educational session that features a different theme each month. You'll hear expert presentations and demonstrations and learn about related activities. Librarians will provide subject resources for you to further explore each topic. Ages 8-14 only please. Parents are invited to explore the rest of the Library during this independent learning experience. Register online or call 913-826-4600. 

January: Writer's Workshop presented by Johnson County Library staff

February: Meet the Curator presented by Nerman ...

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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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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. Siblings welcome.

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Meeting Room

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

January:  1984 by George Orwell
February:  Less by Andrew Sean Greer 
March:  Calypso by David Sedaris
April:  The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

 

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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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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. Siblings welcome.

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Calling all gardeners, locavores and history buffs. "Victory gardens" were home gardens used to grow fruits and vegetables when rations for the public tended to be scarce while America was involved in a war. In this session, learn why victory gardens were so important during the world wars of the 20th century, and why they are a good idea today. Presented by Loretta Craig, of Prairie Garden Farm in Basehor, KS. 

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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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