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E.g., 10/18/2019
E.g., 10/18/2019

Everybody Read – All Ages Virtual Book Group
Share a great read with your favorite kid, grandparent, friend or partner. This pioneering book group is for everyone who likes to read – and who likes to talk about it online. We’ve chosen a middle grades title, When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead, that will appeal across ages. We’re giving away a limited quantity of the book at select events and at your branch. Join us online at tinyurl.com/virtualbookgroup anytime to add your...

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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. Siblings welcome. Seating is limited. Please arrive early to pick up a name tag at the desk near the Storytime Room.

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A moving child is a learning child. Grounded in best practices and current research, this session helps connect the dots that link brain activity, motor and sensory development, movement, and early learning. Movement experts from Johnson County Park & Recreation District will lead 45 minutes of activities, exercises and games. Best for ages 3-5.

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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. Siblings welcome. Seating is limited. Please arrive early to pick up a name tag at the desk near the Storytime Room.

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

September: There, There by Tommy Orange

October: Code Girls by Liza Mundy

On November 18, Cedar Roe Book Group will meet at Oak Park Library for the Book Discussion with Ron Currie Jr....

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Join this maker community and socialize with other experienced needlers. You can share your expertise or get advice on a new project. Some members make items to donate to local charities, spreading the joy of making. Bring your own supplies and needle with us.

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Your mind might be locked up studying for exams. We’re providing teens with a space to study, snack and relax during finals week. The study rooms are reserved if you need a quiet space. We can help you access Brainfuse if you need last-minute help. Light refreshments available to nibble on. If you need a study break, pop some bubble wrap, build with Legos or Magna-tiles or just listen to some music for awhile. The Library is here to help you recharge for test-taking.

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Board games have brought family and friends together for years, and we are now in a golden age of game choices! Join us for enjoyable games, meet new friends and have new adventures. You can rampage the city as a giant lizard in King of Tokyo, embark on a cross-country train trek in Ticket to Ride or save the world from deadly outbreaks in Pandemic. Bring a personal favorite to share with the group. Snacks and beverages are served. All ages welcome.

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Kevin Bryce's film offers a bold look at a complex and widely misunderstood illness. All These Flowers is a victory story: of finding identity apart from a diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder; of hope where there was despair; of recovery from an incurable disease. Six people diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder were filmed for two years. They are from across the United States and different family structures and financial situations, and follow varying treatment strategies. The simple message of All These Flowers is: we all...

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The Black & Veatch MakerSpace at Johnson County Library is your exploratorium of technologic contraptions. There’s a lot to learn, so get started at MakerSpace Beginners Night. We’ll introduce 3D printing, laser cutting, CNC machining, design software and electronics. Once you are introduced, you can come back and get to know MakerSpace better!

Presented by MakerSpace staff.

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