All Classes and Events

E.g., 12/10/2019
E.g., 12/10/2019

City Center Live is held at Lenexa City Center Community Forum at Lenexa City Hall, 17101 W. 87th St Pkwy, Lenexa, KS 66219.

Calvin Arsenia is an internationally-acclaimed musician and performance artist most known for his elaborate and ceremonious sensory concert experiences. Self-accompanied on the Celtic harp, Arsenia draws from multiple musical disciplines.

Enjoy a free, live performance. City Center Live is a partnership between Johnson County Library and the Lenexa Arts Council.

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Adults interested in practicing English to improve their level can attend free classes at Oak Park Library every Saturday morning. The levels are intermediate and advanced. There is no registration or exam.

Los adultos interesados en recibir clases de inglés para mejorar su nivel, pueden asistir a las clases que se dictan en la Biblioteca de Oak Park todos los sábados por la mañana. Los cursos de inglés que se imparten son: intermedio y avanzado. Los interesados pueden ir los sábados en la mañana para asistir a las clases gratuitas sin necesidad de que presenten examen de...

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Discover what’s percolating in the Kansas Legislature. Your Senators and Representatives will discuss the new legislative session, followed by audience Q&A. You bring the questions, and we’ll provide the coffee and doughnuts.

Presented with League of Women Voters of Johnson County.

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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.
Our Read to a Dog programs are presented in partnership with Pets for Life, Intermountain Therapy Animals or Wayside Waifs.

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The Young Adult Literary Council is our group of teen Library consultants. We meet monthly to share favorite books, review titles for the Library website and participate in fun activities. You can meet new people, have a snack and receive volunteer credit hours for your time with us. We meet at five different Libraries so you can find a group close by and drop in with us.

Topics:
January: Making Lego Stop-Motion Animation Movies
February: Doodle Embroidery
March: Trivia Time
April: Tools to Overcome Performance Anxiety with local guest musician Laurel...

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Is there something in your life that is holding you back related to performance anxiety? Perhaps it’s fear of getting up in front of an audience or putting yourself out there because it makes you feel vulnerable or exposed. This interactive workshop will cover three powerful tools for overcoming performance anxiety, the importance of learning how to fail, and how to make every performance experience great – even the ones that didn’t go as planned. This is a teen-focused workshop. Bring yourself, a pencil and an idea of what you’d like to overcome. Led by esteemed KC musician, performer and...

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Well-crafted writing can speak powerful truths, communicate important ideas and capture potent feelings. Creative writing is about reaching audiences by crafting, developing and sharing any narrative. Join us for this series to hone your writing skills.

January: Letters to Your Future Selves
February: Words of Kindness
March: Make Your Own Magnetic Prose
April: Rudy Francisco Book Discussion and Poem Scramble Prompt

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Storytime Room

Preschoolers will enjoy this longer storytime that features stories, songs, fingerplays, and movement activities to encourage pre-reading skills. Designed for ages 3-6 and a caregiver. Siblings welcome.

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Storytime Room

Toddler Storytime

Toddlers will enjoy this storytime with short stories, songs, fingerplays, and movement activities to reinforce early language learning. Designed for ages 18 months to 3 years and a caregiver. Seating is limited. Please arrive 15 minutes early to pick up a ticket. Siblings welcome.

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Storytime Room

Preschoolers will enjoy this longer storytime that features stories, songs, fingerplays, and movement activities to encourage pre-reading skills. Designed for ages 3-6 and a caregiver. Siblings welcome.

 

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