All Classes and Events

E.g., 08/17/2017
E.g., 08/17/2017

Pickard Conference Room

Polish your writing skills and find inspiration with fellow writers. Writers meet in this twice monthly group to critique and discuss their writing. We’ll be discussing the work of each writer’s response to a common writing prompt. The result: improved writing skill and networking. We just might help each other become our next great authors! We’re working through the exercises in The 3 am Epiphany: Uncommon Writing Exercises That Transform Your Fiction by Brian Kiteley. For extra inspiration, check...

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The only thing as enjoyable as a good book is talking about it. Join a Book Group to share your thoughts in an agreeable and thought-provoking discussion.

May: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
June: Evicted by Matthew Desmond
July: Arrowood by Laura McHugh
August:...

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Meeting Room

The only thing as enjoyable as a good book is talking about it. Join a Book Group to share your thoughts in an agreeable and thought-provoking discussion.

May: Everything I Never Told You by Celest Ng
June: White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America by Nancy Isenberg
July: Commonwealth...

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Meeting Room

The only thing as enjoyable as a good book is talking about it. Join a Book Group to share your thoughts in an agreeable and thought-provoking discussion.

May: The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
June: Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II by Vicki Croke
July:...

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Si te gusta escribir poemas, cuentos, artículos o comentarios y siempre has querido hacerlo un poco más en serio, ven los miércoles a las reuniones del Colectivo de escritores latinos. Esta es la oportunidad de mostrar tu trabajo y de aprender a escribir mejor. El programa se presentará en español. Patrocinado por los Escritores Latinos Colectivos.

If you enjoy writing poems, stories, articles or commentary, and you've always wanted to be more serious about your writing, come to this meeting of the Latino Writers Collective. This is the opportunity to showcase your work and improve...

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Intermediate and advanced Spanish Language learners will enhance conversational skills by reading and discussing articles in Spanish.

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When the Library closes the characters come out to play! First through 7th years, grab your dress robes and Camp Halfblood shirts and join our Young Adult Advisory Council (YAAC) for an after-hours costume party. Dress up and enjoy trivia and 
games. Then strut your stuff in our costume contest!

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Bring your lunch and meet author Tamara Agha-Jaffar, novelist and scholar of mythology and the teller of ancient myths. Hear about her journey into academic life and her current adventure as a novelist. Books available to purchase and signing at the event, which will be held at the Lenexa City Hall.

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

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A child's reading improves with practice. This relaxed, friendly session allows kids to practice reading skills with a certified and well-behaved therapy dog as an audience. Presented in partnership with Pets for Life.

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