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E.g., 07/15/2019
E.g., 07/15/2019

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A lapsit program of songs, rhymes and movement for babies.  Introduce your little one to the sounds and rhythms of the spoken word and give them a head start on language learning.  Designed for birth to 18 months and a caregiver.  Siblings welcome

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Register online for this program or call 913.826.4600.

Young Rembrandts is a national after-school provider and education partner that teaches school-aged children drawing – the fundamental skill of all visual arts – using a sequential, ordered process. Students can show dramatic improvements in drawing, expand their art vocabularies and improve their attention to detail and sequencing skills. Kids in this workshop can explore the universe with their creative skills. Supplies provided. Presented by Young...

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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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Come to the Library and visit a Space Station. Our STEAM stations will change focus every week. You can make-and-take Intergalactic Engineering or Alien Art projects, explore the Galaxy of Games on a table top , and discover Stellar Stories and play. You can drop in for a few minutes or stay as long as you like.

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Sometimes making friends is hard, and it’s especially hard for Henry. He isn’t as outgoing or daring as some of his classmates. Will Henry find a friend who will like him as he is? Local author Jenn Bailey reads her debut picture book, A Friend for Henry. After the story we will talk about what we look for in a friend. Then through hands-on art activity we will explore what makes us a good friend. Bailey has her MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her...

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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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Register online for this program or call 913.826.4600.

Best for ages 9-13. Topic: Alien Faces.

Young Rembrandts is a national after-school provider and education partner that teaches school-aged children drawing – the fundamental skill of all visual arts – using a sequential, ordered process. Students can show dramatic improvements in drawing, expand their art vocabularies and improve their attention to detail and sequencing skills. Kids in this workshop can explore the universe with their creative skills. Supplies provided. Presented by...

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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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Drop by the Library and get help from a Homework Coach. Get more details or see the full schedule »

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