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

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

Sept. 26: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Oct. 31: The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty
Nov. 28: The Ex by Alafair Burke
Dec. 19: Holiday Book Party

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In a silent book group, participants bring books of their choosing and spend time reading together. No assignments or discussions. It's book group fun without the pressure. A librarian will be present to recommend new titles. The Silent Book Group meets at Groundhouse Coffee, 103 S. Elm St., Gardner, KS 66030.

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Computer programming is all around us. Coding Club is the perfect time to dabble alongside other aspiring programmers. Learn together through exploration, self-directed projects, and guidance from a librarian with a background in software engineering. The library provides a limited number of laptops or bring your own. All coding skill levels welcome. Ages 8-16.

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

January 10: Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter
February 14: Tailspin by Sandra Brown
March 14: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
April 11: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

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American girls love to read, and this Book Club helps American girls read more. American Girl offers many character stories exploring historical perspectives from a girl's point of view. Join this group to read and craft with your American Girl. Borrow a special copy of the book from the Youth Services desk. Best for ages 8-12.

January: Read All About It: A Kit Classic
February: Never Stop Singing: A Melody Classic
March: The Journey Begins: A Kaya Classic
April: Turning...

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Board games have been played for more than 4,000 years – and they never stop being cool. Join a fun-filled evening with new friends and adventures and play one of our many games such as Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride and Apples to Apples. You can even bring your personal favorite to share!  All ages are welcomed, with snacks and drinks provided.

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We'll read and explore different kinds of stories in a variety of ways. There may be songs, fingerplays, puppets, fine & gross motor activities, imagination, sensory tables or art materials. You never know what we'll use to tell, re-tell and talk about stories. Best for ages 3-6, and siblings are welcomed.

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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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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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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. Siblings welcome.

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