All Classes and Events

  • Learn about computers and other technology at the Library.

    Tech for You-Know-Who

    Sure, you're used to helping your mom with Facebook, and it's nice to feel needed when your neighbor has to create a digital résumé ... but sometimes you need a break. Send your loved ones to the Library for a techie confidence boost!

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  • Books, Books, Books!

    Books, books, books!

    There's nothing we love quite the way we love books, books, books. Join us in our biblio-geekout and check out all of our Literary events »

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  • Join our Young Adult Advisory Council (YAAC) for some after-hours cosplay.

    Dress Up After Hours

    Update: Our costumes can't compete with icy weather, so we're canceling cosplay ... this time. Join us for upcoming (hopefully warmer) YAAC events.

    Friday, Jan. 13
    5:30 - 8 p.m.
    Leawood Pioneer Library

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  • Celebrate Kansas with us!

    Stately Birthday

    UPDATE: Our Kansas Day event is canceled due to icy weather in the forecast. We're bummed we have to extinguish these birthday candles early, but please join us for our next Second Saturday events.

    Second Saturday, Jan. 14
    10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Central Resource Library

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  • Music and Stories with Karen and Amado

    Música and Stories

    Trade cabin fever for Latin fever! Your kids will warm up as they sing and dance like no one's watching with this bilingual jamboree of Music and Stories with Karen and Amado.

    ​Saturdays, Jan. 14 and 28; Feb. 11 and 25
    10:15 - 11 a.m.
    Oak Park Library

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  • The Many in One

    Art and Hors d'oeuvres

    Food, friends and art. It really doesn't get much better than this art reception and discussion.

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  • Make and Meet

    How to Meet a Maker

    You can make more than stuff! Make friends! We have step-by-step instructions for you.

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  • Legislative Coffees

    Perky Politics

    Find out what’s percolating in the Kansas Legislature ... over coffee!

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  • Evening storytimes are for the whole family!

    Nighttime is storytime!

    Grab your blankie and favorite stuffed animal, put on your coziest pajamas and join us at the Library for an evening storytime!

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Tech Tuesdays is your drop-in go-to for all questions about using Library technology. Drop-in to get hands-on help with basic computer skills, internet or email. Learn how to access our growing eLibrary on your tablet or smartphone. This is a relaxed, friendly forum for specific tech questions. We're committed to improving the digital literacy of our Library users.
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This is a group of readers that enjoys a bit of everything.

This group reads a wide variety of books.
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This book group checks out and reads a wide variety of titles.

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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. Presentadores: Bibliotecarios.

Learning English in the United States is one of the keys to success, and communication is essential to make friends, to maintain business and to find jobs. Many more things can be achieved if we learn or we improve our level of English.
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Find out what's percolating in the Kansas Legislature. Local legislators will visit with the community to discuss the new legislative session and what's happening in Topeka. An audience question-and-answer session will follow. Presented in partnership with the League of Women Voters.

Legislative Presenters:
  • Sen. Pat Pettey - 6th District
  • Sen. Barbara Bollier - 7th District
  • Rep. Jerry Stogsdill - 21st District
  • Rep. Jarrod Ousley - 24th District
  • Rep. Melissa Rooker - 25th District
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Carmack Community Room
Join the Johnson County Genealogical Society and discover resources available to genealogical researchers. Our general society meetings cover business items and training sessions. Learn about the workings of the JCGS as well as specific topics relating to genealogy research. Presented by Johnson County Genealogical Society.

Mejorar tu inglés, ven a las clases informales de los lunes en Oak Park. En el proceso de adaptación a este país necesitamos aprender el idioma para interactuar en el trabajo, en la escuela de los niños y en otros actividades en general de nuestro nuevo entorno social.

To improve your English, come to our informal classes Mondays at Oak Park Library. Adapting to life in this country we need to learn the language to interact at work, at school, with our children and other activities in general in a new social environment.
iPads are great tools - even better when you're comfortable using them. This easy-going session introduces you to this popular tablet computer. Start with email and web surfing, and proceed to watching movies and playing games. We'll cover chores like making lists and scheduling appointments.

iPad not provided - attendees need to bring in their own devices. We'll meet in Conference Room 03.

Space is limited for this popular session. Register online or call 913-826-4600.
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Knitting, crochet, embroidery, crewel, painting, sewing or something else - bring it in and visit while you work. Beginners and more experienced crafters are welcomed to share the joys of handwork.