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E.g., 09/15/2019
E.g., 09/15/2019

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

September: News of the World by Paulette Jiles​
October: The Witch Elm by Tana French
November: Educated by Tara Westover
December:...

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Meeting Room

American kids love to read, and this Book Club helps American kids read more. American Girl offers many character stories exploring historical perspectives from a girl’s point of view. Join this group to read and craft with your American Girl and some new friends. Borrow a special copy of the book from the Youth Services desk. Best for ages 8-12, all kids are welcome.

Gardner Books
September: Smoke on the Wind: A Kaya Classic
October: Growing Up with Aloha: A Nanea Classic
November:...

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

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This event will be held at Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse 9101 Nall Ave., Prairie Village, KS 66207. Please register for this event on Johnson County Parks and Recreation.

Expand your mind and your horizons with a tour of Johnson County Park and Recreation District’s newest park. Join us and a guide...

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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.

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The 2020 Census is coming, and everyone counts! Drop by one of our upcoming local Library presentations to learn how you can make a great wage in Johnson County while helping your community. A recruiting assistant from the Census Bureau will be on hand to talk about part-time Census jobs, answer questions about why a complete count is important to our area, and provide assistance in completing your application.

For more information, and to apply directly, check out 2020census.gov/jobs

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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.

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José-Luis Orozco’s concert is an energetic and interactive journey through Latin American culture, history and oral traditions. During his presentations, José-Luis plays his acoustic guitar as he sings traditional Latin American children’s songs and original compositions. His music combines rhymes, movements and rhythm with information. Elementary themes such as the alphabet, vowels, numbers, colors and body parts are taught through the songs. José Luis presents in Spanish, English or both depending on the needs of the audience....

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