All Classes and Events

E.g., 12/13/2019
E.g., 12/13/2019

Artists Barry Anderson, Jose Faus and Cristina Albu are exhibiting at Central Resource Library this fall. In this panel discussion they’ll provide perspectives on their current works, their journey to this point in their careers plus new works on the horizon. Gain insight into the complexity and depth of their work as they discuss taking risks and navigating their ideas, as well as responding to comments and questions from the audience. Moderated by Mo Dickens. A reception with light refreshments will be held 6 - 6:30 pm.

Venture into Optics is a collection of abstract, video, 2-D...

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Everybody Read – All Ages Virtual Book Group
Share a great read with your favorite kid, grandparent, friend or partner. This pioneering book group is for everyone who likes to read – and who likes to talk about it online. We’ve chosen a middle grades title, When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead, that will appeal across ages. We’re giving away a limited quantity of the book at select events and at your branch. Join us online at tinyurl.com/virtualbookgroup anytime to add your...

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Your mind might be locked up studying for exams. We’re providing teens with a space to study, snack and relax during finals week. The study rooms are reserved if you need a quiet space. We can help you access Brainfuse if you need last-minute help. Light refreshments available to nibble on. If you need a study break, pop some bubble wrap, build with Legos or Magna-tiles or just listen to some music for awhile. The Library is here to help you recharge for test-taking.

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Kevin Bryce's film offers a bold look at a complex and widely misunderstood illness. All These Flowers is a victory story: of finding identity apart from a diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder; of hope where there was despair; of recovery from an incurable disease. Six people diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder were filmed for two years. They are from across the United States and different family structures and financial situations, and follow varying treatment strategies. The simple message of All These Flowers is: we all...

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Register online or call 913.826.4600. 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 your family to further explore each topic. Ages 8-18 only, please. Parents are invited to explore the rest of the Library during this independent learning experience. 

Monticello
September: Trading on the Santa Fe Trail
October: Unlocking...

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Your mind might be locked up studying for exams. We’re providing teens with a space to study, snack and relax during finals week. The study rooms are reserved if you need a quiet space. We can help you access Brainfuse if you need last-minute help. Light refreshments available to nibble on. If you need a study break, pop some bubble wrap, build with Legos or Magna-tiles or just listen to some music for awhile. The Library is here to help you recharge for test-taking.

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Your mind might be locked up studying for exams. We’re providing teens with a space to study, snack and relax during finals week. The study rooms are reserved if you need a quiet space. We can help you access Brainfuse if you need last-minute help. Light refreshments available to nibble on. If you need a study break, pop some bubble wrap, build with Legos or Magna-tiles or just listen to some music for awhile. The Library is here to help you recharge for test-taking.

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Engage mind, body, and spirit as you prepare for the emotionally energetic winter holidays. Here’s an opportunity to express your creative side while sidestepping seasonal stresses. You can expect to get a little messy, and enjoy yourself a lot. Supplies provided.

Presented by Sherri Jacobs of Heartland Art Therapy.

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Your mind might be locked up studying for exams. We’re providing teens with a space to study, snack and relax during finals week. The study rooms are reserved if you need a quiet space. We can help you access Brainfuse if you need last-minute help. Light refreshments available to nibble on. If you need a study break, pop some bubble wrap, build with Legos or Magna-tiles or just listen to some music for awhile. The Library is here to help you recharge for test-taking.

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Register online or call 913.826.4600. Homeschool families will love this educational session that features a different way to unlock the mind. You’ll hear expert presentations and demonstrations and learn about related activities. Librarians will provide subject resources for your family to further explore each topic. Ages 8-18 only, please. Parents are invited to explore the rest of the Library during this independent learning experience. 

Gardner
December: Differently-Abled

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