All Classes and Events

Spring Guide 2018
E.g., 02/24/2018
E.g., 02/24/2018

Hearing stories is a great way to spend time with your kids and help them develop a love of language, books and learning. Stories, songs, fingerplays and movement activities foster pre-reading skills. Ages 3-6 and a caregiver. Fun for the whole family. A 6 by 6 program.

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The only thing as enjoyable as a good book is talking about it!

January: The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
February: Wonder by R.J. Palacio
March: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
April:...

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Pickard Conference Room

American girls love to read, and this Book Club helps American girls read more. American Girl® offers many character stories exploring historical perspectives from a girl's point of view. Join this group to read and craft with your American Girl. Borrow a special copy of the book from the Youth Services desk. Ages 8-12.

January: Julie Book 2: Soaring High 
February: Samantha Book 2: Lost and Found 
March: Josefina Book 2: Second Chances
April: Kit Book 2: Turning Things Around

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Carmack Community Room

Join Bronwen Dickey, author of Pit Bull: the Battle Over and American Icon, and Brent Toellner of KC Pet Project in a conversation about more than dogs. Animals in deprived areas can easily be affected by the same cycles of desperation, poverty and violence that plague their human caretakers. Q&A following program.

Cosponsored by The Writers Place.

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The only thing as enjoyable as a good book is talking about it.

January: Push Back Choson by Richard Brown
Richard Brown wrote a fictional book based on his wife’s experience as a child living in Seoul during the Korean War. He will be the guest speaker at the January book group meeting.

February: Before the Fall by Noah Hawley
March:...

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

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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. A 6 by 6 program.

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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.  A 6 by 6 program.

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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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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. A 6 by 6 program.

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