All Classes and Events

E.g., 01/17/2018
E.g., 01/17/2018

Martin Luther King, Jr. dreamed of a day when the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave-owners would sit down together at the table of brotherhood. Gather with us in his memory. We provide the conversation starters and you provide the conversation. All welcome, drop in anytime from 4:30-6:30 pm. Food and drink provided.

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Carmack Community Room

Professor Megan E. Williams, program coordinator for the Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity at KU, will consider Lena Horne as a multi-faceted persona - militant activist, mother, glamour girl, speech writer, political citizen and author of an opinion column in a radical black newspaper, drawing on personal experiences to critique postwar oppression. Q&A following lecture. Light refreshments served.

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Carmack Community Room

Set in 1939, Destination: Planet Negro (2013) traces a group of African American leaders who devise an ingenious and unlikely response to Jim Crow segregation: build a rocket and colonize Mars. The crew blasts off but time travels instead, arriving in present-day America. Director Kevin Willmott will lead a post-screening discussion. Presented in conjunction with Race Project - KC and Johnson County Library series on "Time." Running time: 1 hr. 38 min. Not rated. 

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Meeting Room

Join Anthony Barnett of Symbiotic Behavioral Treatment Center for a brief presentation and Q&A regarding the myths and truths surrounding pit bulls. Barnett's pit bull mixes, Liam and Leonidas, will be in attendance and available to pet.

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Meeting Room

Looking for a furry face to join your family? Look no further. Available pets will be on site ready to meet that perfect someone. Pets from Great Plains SPCA and Unleashed Pet Rescue.

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Carmack Community Room

View artist works featuring Dick Daniels, Nicole Emanuel, Ken Thompson and 100 Years of Dress from the DeDe Deville Collection in the "Time" exhibition, followed by an artist talk at 6:30 pm. Light refreshments served. 

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Carmack Community Room

The Johnson County Library Board are appointed by the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners for a four-year term, and may be reappointed for an additional four-year term.

For more information, visit our Library Board's page.

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Carmack Community Room

The annual joint meeting between the Johnson County Library Board and Board of County Commissioners. 

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Join Anthony Barnett of Symbiotic Behavioral Treatment Center for a brief presentation and Q&A regarding the myths and truths surrounding pit bulls. Liam and Leonidas will not be in attendance at our Leawood Pet a Bull location due to Breed Specific Legislation. Please visit our Gardner or Antioch programs if you would like to meet a pit bull in person.

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Looking for a furry face to join your family? Look no further. Available pets will be on site ready to meet that perfect someone. Pets from Unleashed Pet Rescue and Angel's Furever Foundation.

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