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E.g., 06/20/2019
E.g., 06/20/2019

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.

Presented in partnership with Pets for Life and Wayside Waifs.

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Every Thursday in June, ¡Adelante! Speak! offers an opportunity for Latino children to practice Spanish in a fun and engaging way. Through a variety of designed activities, ¡Adelante! Speak! helps English speakers to learn the language, too. Participants will learn basic phrases and conversation and develop vocabulary. Music, too!

Cada jueves en junio, ¡Adelante! Speak! ofrece una oportunidad para que practiquen los niños latinos el español en una manera divertida y atractiva. A través de una variedad de actividades diseñadas, ¡Adelante! Speak! ayuda las inglés hablantes aprender el...

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This Improvisation workshop will help teens feel the strength and possibility of their creative ideas in everyday life. This introduction to improv is a chance to try out its three fundamentals: 1. Yes, And . . .; 2. Ensemble; 3. Risk to Fail. Combining and practicing these rules allows students to find a natural creative voice in a safe space. 

Presented by Paige Nelson of Creative Expressions, the Performing Arts Creative Learning Studio. 

Nelson combines her extensive education and 15+ years professional...

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Spanish-language learners, let us help you to enhance your conversational skills. We’ll read and discuss articles together, in Spanish, with helpful native speakers and advanced students. Good for intermediate and advanced levels.

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The MakerSpace Passport Program is a great way to learn about Maker ideas, tools and skills. Each week a new project is presented by our Library Makers and Youth Services team. Participants can complete a series of different weekly projects using a variety of materials and methods. This is an open, walk-in program: you come in, make something with us, and take home something awesome. Pick up a Summer MakerSpace Passport your first time, and get it stamped after your workshops. Kids who complete one of each week’s activities will be entered in a Grand Prize drawing. Best for ages 6-12 who...

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Register online for this program or call 913.826.4600.

A job interview is really part of a process, not a single event. In this workshop, you’ll learn about the entire interview life cycle: pre-interview, interview and post-interview. You’ll also get tips on how you can effectively communicate that you are the best person for the job. Sandwiches and sides will be served starting at 5:30 pm.

Presented by professional development consultant Efren Mojica of All About You Consulting.

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Save the date to swing by and grab some great deals. Watch this space for more information.

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Catholic Charities operates the Kids Summer Food Program in partnership with the USDA and Kansas Department of Education. Children up to age 18 can receive a free nutritious sack breakfast at Antioch Library or a free nutritious sack lunch at Central Resource Library.

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The whole family will enjoy this flexible storytime. Hearing stories is a great way to spend time with your kids and help them foster a love of reading. Stories, songs, fingerplays, and movement activities foster pre-reading skills. Fun for the whole family.

 

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The whole family will enjoy this flexible storytime. Hearing stories is a great way to spend time with your kids and help them foster a love of reading. Stories, songs, fingerplays, and movement activities foster pre-reading skills. Fun for the whole family.

 

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