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E.g., 01/27/2020
E.g., 01/27/2020

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. Seating is limited. Please arrive 15 minutes early to pick up a ticket. Siblings welcome.

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Offered Monday - Thursday, Jan. 6 - May 20 (except school holidays). With lots of resources, tips and friendly smiles, Homework Help Coaches are ready to lend a hand. Students can bring specific homework assignments to work on, such as book reports or science projects; vocabulary, spelling, reading and writing skills; math; and social studies. All ages welcome; students in grades 2-8 are given priority. English language learners (ELL) are welcome. Generously supported by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and the R.A. Long Foundation.

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Meeting Room

Read! ¡A Leer! Come enjoy a fun language-learning experience for the whole family. Hear familiar stories and songs with a bilingual twist. This story time is presented in both English and Spanish. 

READ! ¡A LEER! Ven a disfrutar de una experiencia muy divertida de aprendizaje de estos dos idiomas. Escucharán historias y canciones con sabor bilingüe para grandes y chicos. Este programa se presentará en inglés y español.

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The Silent Book Group meets at the Lenexa Public Market, 8750 Penrose Ln., Lenexa, KS 66219.

In a Silent Book Group, bring your own book and spend time reading together. No book assignment or discussions. It's book group fun, minus the pressure. A librarian will be present to recommend a few new titles.

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Meeting Room

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

January: The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan

February: The Library Book by Susan Orlean

March: The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

April: Choose your own Biography/Memoir

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This film tells the intriguing story of African-American women’s social clubs in the Kansas City area during the 1940s, ’50s and ’60s, focusing on the impact of these clubs in a time when segregation was the rule. These social clubs played an integral role in the life and well-being of Kansas City’s African-American community through their activities, volunteerism and social activism. Presented by Vine Street Films.

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Storytime Room

A lapsit storytime of songs, rhymes, and movement for babies. Introduce your little ones 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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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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A lapsit program of songs, rhymes and movements 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. 

Twenty minutes of storytime followed by twenty minutes of stay-n-play. 

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