All Classes and Events

  • Music and Stories with Karen and Amado

    Música and Stories

    Trade cabin fever for Latin fever! Your kids will warm up as they sing and dance like no one's watching with this bilingual jamboree of Music and Stories with Karen and Amado.

    ​Saturdays, Jan. 14 and 28; Feb. 11 and 25
    10:15 - 11 a.m.
    Oak Park Library

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  • Make and Meet

    How to Meet a Maker

    You can make more than stuff! Make friends! We have step-by-step instructions for you.

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  • Evening storytimes are for the whole family!

    Nighttime is storytime!

    Grab your blankie and favorite stuffed animal, put on your coziest pajamas and join us at the Library for an evening storytime!

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  • The Library gives spring holidays a scientific spin!

    Sweet Science

    Roses are red,
    Violets are blue;
    We love science,
    And so will you!

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  • Enjoy this unique event to support the Johnson County Library Foundation from the comfort of home.


    Join us for a one-of-a-kind celebration ... at YOUR house!

    Sunday, March 5
    All Day

    Your House

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E.g., 02/19/2017
E.g., 02/19/2017

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This program has been canceled.

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Let's make time to read for fun. Each month, Club members read a new book and get together: to talk about books, meet kids from other schools, have snacks and explore fresh ideas. And you'll be building your own home library - we'll provide a book for you to take home. Aimed at ages 9-12, but all welcome.

This group reads a wide variety of books.
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This book group checks out and reads a wide variety of titles.
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This is a group of avid readers who enjoy lively discussions of our monthly selection.

This is an English-Spanish bilingual jamboree full of interactive songs, stories and creative movement. There is interactive storytelling, elements of theater and creative movement. Cultivating a love of stories with music, theater and the Library helps kids become confident readers. Meeting other people hones young social skills. Ages 4-10.

Generously supported by the Junior League of Wyandotte & Johnson Counties, KS.

Únase a nosotros en una fiesta bilingüe llena de canciones interactivas, historias y movimientos creativos para niños de 4 a 10... Continue reading »

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Knitting, crochet, embroidery, crewel, painting, sewing or something else - bring it in and visit while you work. Beginners and more experienced crafters are welcomed to share the joys of handwork.
Coloring is recognized as a therapeutic source of creativity and relaxation. Come de-stress as we color inside and outside the lines. Coloring sheets and colored pencils provided. We're the first and only Coloring Club at the Library - and you can be part of it. Teens and Adults welcome.

Maker Meetup is a perfect time to chat and tinker with other makers, entrepreneurs, engineers, hobbyist, and designers. Explore other peoples' projects and share challenges or goals you have with yours. Knowledge, connections, inspiration and community involvement - that's what we're Making!

Generously supported by Black & Veatch Building a World of Difference Foundation.
Carmack Community Room
American girls love to read, and this Book Club helps American girls read more. American Girl® offers many character stories that help explore historical perspectives from a girl's point of view. Join this group to read and craft with your American Girl. Borrow a special copy of the book from the Youth Services desk. Ages 8-12.