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E.g., 11/12/2019
E.g., 11/12/2019

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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Let’s read for fun! Club kids get together to talk about a new book, make new friends, enjoy snacks and explore fresh ideas. Bonus fun: build your own home library. Participants will get a free book while supplies last. Keep it if you like, give it to a friend and invite them to our Club, or return it for other Club kids to enjoy. Stop by the Youth Services desk to pick up your book. Best for ages 9-13.

Monticello Books
September: Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
October: Pilu of the Woods by Mai K....

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Our 1,000 members help make Johnson County Library one of the best libraries in the country. We are a community of Library users and supporters who advocate for Libraries, sell used books to raise funds and volunteer in every Library program and workspace. Our monthly meetings are open to the public. Please join us and consider becoming a Friend!

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Meeting Room

Read! ¡A Leer! Come enjoy a fun language-learning experience for the whole family. Hear familiar stories and songs with a bilingual twist. This story time is presented in both English and Spanish. 

READ! ¡A LEER! Ven a disfrutar de una experiencia muy divertida de aprendizaje de estos dos idiomas. Escucharán historias y canciones con sabor bilingüe para grandes y chicos. Este programa se presentará en inglés y español.

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Register online for this program or call 913.826.4600. Registration opens August 1 at 9 am.

LinkedIn is a major social media platform for job seekers. This session can introduce you to LinkedIn or help you update your profile so you can job hunt confidently. Participants will review the basics of setting up LinkedIn accounts and the initial steps on how to make their LinkedIn profile something they can leverage for a more effective professional networking strategy. Attendees are welcome to bring their laptops and work on their LinkedIn profiles in real time. Please...

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Register online for this program or call 913.826.4600. Registration opens August 1 at 9 am.

Share a great read with your favorite kid, grandparent, friend or partner. This book group is for everyone who likes to read – and who likes to talk about it. We’ve chosen a middle grades title that will appeal across ages. We’ll have a free copy of our book, When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead, for the first 12 people who register by Sept. 16. You bring your brainy brilliance. Light refreshments are provided. 

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Storytime Room

The whole family will enjoy this flexible storytime. Hearing stories is a great way to spend time with your kids and help them foster a love of reading.  Stories, songs, fingerplays and movement activities foster pre-reading skills.  Fun for the whole family.

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Meeting Room

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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Meeting 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. Siblings welcome.

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