Spanish-language learners, let us help you to enhance your conversational skills. We’ll read and discuss articles together, in Spanish, with helpful native speakers and advanced students. Good for intermediate and advanced levels.Continue reading »
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This program is in the afternoon, and you can still enjoy reading under the stars! We’ll provide awesome books, flashlights and even some stars. We’ll turn out some of the lights during this program. Bring your cozy sleeping bag or favorite blanket to complete the picture of reading outdoors under the stars. This
program is great for sensory sensitive young patrons.
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.Continue reading »
The Johnson County Library Board are appointed by the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners for a four-year term, and may be reappointed for an additional four-year term.
For more information, visit our Library Board's page.Continue reading »
Register online or call 913.826.4600. Registration opens Dec. 9 at 9 am.
Follow along with an episode of “The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross,” and paint your own happy little trees. Supplies will be provided.Continue reading »
January 9: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
February 13: Love and Other Consolation Prizes by Jamie Ford
March 12: How Hard Can It Be?: by Allison Pearson
April 9: A Piece of the World by Christina KlineContinue reading »
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.Continue reading »
This group reads works chosen by the Great Books Foundation, an independent, nonprofit educational organization that creates reading and discussion programs. We discuss books using the "shared inquiry" format that enables exploration of the ideas and meaning found in what's read. "Shared inquiry" centers on interpretive questions that have more than one plausible answer and lead to engaging and insightful conversations about the text.
Phone registration only, 913-826-4600. When you call to register, the moderator will discuss the session with you and reserve a copy of the...Continue reading »
This special Storytime features the Prairie Village or Shawnee Police Departments. Enjoy stories read by officers dedicated to our local community – and feel free to dress up for a fun photo op!Continue reading »
Coffee and Cocoa with Cops brings together police officers and the communities they serve to discuss issues and to learn more about each other. Members of our local police departments join us for fun, games, conversation and snacks at this drop-in event.Continue reading »