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E.g., 12/06/2019
E.g., 12/06/2019

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 the content or what medium you choose. Join us for this series to hone your writing skills.
 

Leawood topics:
September: Word Wars
October: Zines as Activism
November: Slam Poetry
December: Songwriting Relay

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Join a poet and an illustrator in conversation about the melding of their crafts. K.W. Peery and Bruce McLain met at a poetry reading, formed a friendship and developed a strong working relationship. McLain has illustrated four of Peery’s poetry collections. You’ll hear about how they develop their individual crafts and how they’ve learned to work together to create cohesive work.

 

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Celebrate children worldwide! El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day), commonly known as Día, is a celebration of children, families and reading that culminates yearly on April 30. The celebration emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds. Join us for a special bilingual Storytime and traditional Latin crafts and activities.

¡Festejemos a los niños en todo el mundo! El día de los niños/El día de los libros. Se conoce comúnmente como: “Día”, y es una celebración para incentivar la lectura en los niños y...

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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.
Our Read to a Dog programs are presented in partnership with Pets for Life, Intermountain Therapy Animals or Wayside Waifs.

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Local writers Brian Daldorph, Martha Gershun and Lori Stratton will share their winning stories from our creative writing contest. There will be time for discussion of the stories, the influences behind their work, and each will touch on their own approach to the craft of writing.

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Learn successful techniques to manage all aspects of your internet job search with guidance from a multi-certified resume writer, career and personal branding coach. Attendees will need an ability to navigate internet sites effectively and have an understanding of Microsoft Word. Sandwiches/sides served starting at 5:30 pm. Registration required; register online or call 913.826.4600.

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