All Classes and Events

  • Learn how to put more money in the bank with the Women and Money series, made by women for women.

    Women and Money Series

    Join us for a free panel discussion and five-part series about finances developed by women for women of all ages and income levels.

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  • Meet the Author

    Bring your lunch!

    You can always count on Johnson County Library for great author visits. See who is visiting this fall »

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  • The Big Read

    The Big Read

    The Kansas City area’s six public libraries are joining together for the 2017 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Big Read, promoting community-wide reading and events around Tim O’Brien’s seminal book The Things They Carried.

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  • Without the constraint of historical provenance, viewers of the "unknown" objects in the Art of War - Gifts of Peace exhibit have the ability to create their own story or "truth." Join us as we create new stories and truths in Constructing Truth events.

    Constructing Truth

    Please join us as we create new stories and truths for “unknown” objects and host additional programs to explore Constructing Truth »

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E.g., 10/21/2017
E.g., 10/21/2017

Aprender el idioma inglés en los Estados Unidos es una de las claves para triunfar y la comunicación es fundamental para hacer amigos, mantener los negocios, y encontrar trabajo. Muchas cosas más se podrían conseguir si aprendiéramos o mejoráramos nuestro nivel de inglés.

Learning English in the United States is one of the keys to success, and communication is essential to make friends, maintain business and to find jobs. Many more things can be achieved through learning or improving our level of English.

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Colorín Colorado es un programa que se ofrece a niños cuyos padres asisten a las clases de ínglés. En este programa los niños aprenden con múltiples actividades que han sido específicamente diseñadas para ellos. Las actividades incluyen trabajos manuales, juegos, cuentos, canciones, entre otros. Lo más importante es que los niños reafirman su capacidad de interacción con otros niños. Presentado por bibliotecarios y voluntarios. Niños de 4 a 12 años.

Colorín Colorado provides activities for children whose parents are studying in the English classes on Saturday mornings. Children will...

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Carmack Community Room

A celebration of all things Otaku! Watch anime, learn about Japanese culture, attend a manga drawing workshop, make candy sushi and more. Cosplay welcome. No registration necessary. For a schedule and more information, visit our Teens page.

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The Actor's Choice, a division of the Senior Barn Players, provides high-quality theater experiences for general audiences. Bring the whole family and enjoy an afternoon of short performances on a gamut of topics.

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Storytime Room

A lapsit program of songs, rhymes and movement for the very young. Introduce your little one to the sounds and rhythms of the spoken word and give them a head start on language learning. Birth to 24 months and a caregiver. Older Siblings welcome. Seating is limited. Please arrive 15 minutes early to pick up a ticket. A 6 by 6 program. 

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Meeting Room

A lapsit program of songs, rhymes and movement for the very young. Introduce your little ones to the sounds and rhythms of the spoken word and give them a head start on language learning. Birth to 24 months and a caregiver. Older siblings welcome.

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Meeting Room

This 20-minute storytime includes short stories, songs, fingerplays and movement activities to reinforce early language learning. Ages 2-3 years and a caregiver.A 6 by 6 program.

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Meeting Room

Older preschoolers will enjoy this longer Storytime. Stories, songs, fingerplays and movement activities encourage pre-reading skills. Ages 3-6 and a caregiver. A 6 by 6 program.

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Carmack Community Room

This program of songs, rhymes and fingerplays is for the very young. Introduce your little one to the sounds of classic rhymes and music and give them a head start on language learning. Ages 12-24 months and a caregiver. Older siblings welcome.

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This hands-on computer class introduces you to the use of Microsoft Excel as a personal financial organization tool. Learn basic Excel commands to create a personal budget spreadsheet. 

Register online or call 913-826-4600.

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