All Classes and Events

  • Learn about computers and other technology at the Library.

    Tech for You-Know-Who

    Sure, you're used to helping your mom with Facebook, and it's nice to feel needed when your neighbor has to create a digital résumé ... but sometimes you need a break. Send your loved ones to the Library for a techie confidence boost!

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  • Books, Books, Books!

    Books, books, books!

    There's nothing we love quite the way we love books, books, books. Join us in our biblio-geekout and check out all of our Literary events »

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  • Join our Young Adult Advisory Council (YAAC) for some after-hours cosplay.

    Dress Up After Hours

    Update: Our costumes can't compete with icy weather, so we're canceling cosplay ... this time. Join us for upcoming (hopefully warmer) YAAC events.

    Friday, Jan. 13
    5:30 - 8 p.m.
    Leawood Pioneer Library

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  • Celebrate Kansas with us!

    Stately Birthday

    UPDATE: Our Kansas Day event is canceled due to icy weather in the forecast. We're bummed we have to extinguish these birthday candles early, but please join us for our next Second Saturday events.

    Second Saturday, Jan. 14
    10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Central Resource Library

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  • 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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  • The Many in One

    Art and Hors d'oeuvres

    Food, friends and art. It really doesn't get much better than this art reception and discussion.

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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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  • Legislative Coffees

    Perky Politics

    Find out what’s percolating in the Kansas Legislature ... over coffee!

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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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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.
Meeting Room
This is a group of readers that enjoys a bit of everything.

This group reads a wide variety of books.
Meeting Room
This book group checks out and reads a wide variety of titles.

There are many creatures who live in cold climates, and this session introduces you to some of them. Educators from the Kansas City Zoo visit the Library with some of their Animal Ambassadors to tell an age-appropriate story. They'll bring some touchable biofacts - those are things like horns, feathers and shells - to help engage children in the topic of Cold Weather Creatures.

Space is limited for this popular program. Register online or call (913) 826-4600. Live animals will be present. For ages 3-10, children 4 and under accompanied by an adult.
There are many creatures who live in cold climates, and this session introduces you to some of them. Educators from the Kansas City Zoo visit the Library with some of their Animal Ambassadors to tell an age-appropriate story. They'll bring some touchable biofacts - those are things like horns, feathers and shells - to help engage children in the topic of Cold Weather Creatures.

Space is limited for this popular program. Register online or call (913) 826-4600. Live animals will be present. For ages 3-10, children 4 and under accompanied by an adult.

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 »

Meeting Room
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.

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.

This group reads a wide variety of books. The DeSoto Book Group meets at the TriCentury Bank at 33485 Lexington Ave, De Soto, KS 66018.

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