All Classes and Events

E.g., 09/17/2019
E.g., 09/17/2019

Johnson County Genealogical Society helps you discover many research resources. Society meetings cover business items and training sessions. Learn about the workings of the JCGS as well as specific genealogy research topics.

September: Breaking through your genealogy research brick walls
November: Postcards from the past: finding clues to your family history

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This relaxed, friendly session allows kids to practice their reading skills one-on-one with a certified and well-behaved therapy dog as audience. A child’s reading improves with practice - and our dog’s vocabulary will benefit, too. Presented
in partnership with Pets for Life, Inc. and Wayside Waifs.

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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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Unleash your inner snowman or ice princess. Use your imagination to transport yourself to a frozen wonderland. Festive crafts and activities will have you icily dancing the day away. Featuring author Alistair Heim reading from his delightful book about etiquette and tea parties: No Tooting at Tea. Best for ages 4-10 and everyone is welcomed to our winter wonderland.

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There are fun surprises just waiting to be discovered in Grandma’s old-fashioned apron pockets. This is a sweet and silly celebration of family, friendship and fall. What’s that I see? A turkey in one of those pockets? Gobble, gobble, gobble! A fun participatory program for ages 3-6 and their caregivers.

Jo Ho is an accomplished storyteller and a frequent visitor to Johnson County Library. Her energetic style delights all ages with collections of folktales, fairy tales and other stories.

 

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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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Monday-Thursday, weekly (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. Students served on a first-come, first-served basis; busy times may require a wait. Generously supported by the Ewing Marion Kauffman...

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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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Johnson County Genealogy Society are available to help with general questions Monday-Saturday, 9 am - 5 pm, at the Genealogy Desk at Central Resource Library. For those looking for a little extra help with either Basic Genealogy or DNA & Genetic Genealogy, we also offer free one-on-one sessions that can be booked in advance. If you would like to sign up for an appointment, please visit our website for a link to the SignUpGenius page to view the available appointment times. You may also email ...

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Move and groove with us! In this storytime-like setting, we will read books and act them out in yoga poses, to practice physical and emotional literacy.

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