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E.g., 01/16/2018
E.g., 01/16/2018

Carmack Community Room

Set in 1939, Destination: Planet Negro (2013) traces a group of African American leaders who devise an ingenious and unlikely response to Jim Crow segregation: build a rocket and colonize Mars. The crew blasts off but time travels instead, arriving in present-day America. Director Kevin Willmott will lead a post-screening discussion. Presented in conjunction with Race Project - KC and Johnson County Library series on "Time." Running time: 1 hr. 38 min. Not rated. 

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

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

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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.

Aprender el idioma inglés en los Estados Unidos es una de las claves para triunfar, además 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. 

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Carmack Community Room

Join the Johnson County Genealogical Society (JCGS) and discover research resources available. Society meetings cover business items and training sessions. Learn about the workings of the JCGS as well as specific genealogy research topics.

January: Centennial of World War I and National World War I Museum and Memorial
February: Civil War Genealogy Research
March: Irish Genealogy
April: Native American Genealogy

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A child's reading improves with practice. This relaxed, friendly session allows kids to practice their reading skills with a certified and well-behaved therapy dog as an audience. Presented in partnership with Pets for Life

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Join Anthony Barnett of Symbiotic Behavioral Treatment Center for a brief presentation and Q&A regarding the myths and truths surrounding pit bulls. Barnett's pit bull mixes, Liam and Leonidas, will be in attendance and available to pet.

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Looking for a furry face to join your family? Look no further. Available pets will be on site ready to meet that perfect someone. Pets from Great Plains SPCA and Unleashed Pet Rescue.

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Each evolution of the cellphone brings improved technology, but having a camera on hand doesn't always translate into great pictures. Jacob Meyer, videographer at Great Plains SPCA, will teach strategies to perfectly capture the people, pets and places you want to remember and share.

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Our Spring Maker-In-Residence, Laura Spencer, will be hosting a podcast Q&A with visiting contributors from the Fountain City Frequency network to answer your questions about what it takes to start and produce a podcast. Space is limited, please register online or call (913) 826-4600.

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