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E.g., 06/19/2019
E.g., 06/19/2019

This popular meet-up includes a potluck dinner and group discussion about cookbooks, cooking and, of course, food. Each month features a specific nationality or type of cuisine, with discussion led by special guest speakers who are food professionals. You can share new or favorite dishes, test others’ creations, learn about new expert techniques and discuss food with other foodies.

May: Chocolate with Christopher Elbow Chocolates
June: Fried with Hurts Donut Company
July: To be...

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Let’s recreate famous buildings from around the world, and make up some of our own! We’ll seek inspiration from Dreaming Up by Christy Hale, we’ll use blocks, LEGOS and more in architectural exploration. This creative play encourages storytelling, critical thinking, creativity and hand-eye coordination. Best for ages 3 and up with a caregiver. Families welcome.

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The MakerSpace Passport Program is a great way to learn about Maker ideas, tools and skills. Each week a new project is presented by our Library Makers and Youth Services team. Participants can complete a series of different weekly projects using a variety of materials and methods. This is an open, walk-in program: you come in, make something with us, and take home something awesome. Pick up a Summer MakerSpace Passport your first time, and get it stamped after your workshops. Kids who complete one of each week’s activities will be entered in a Grand Prize drawing. Best for ages 6-12 who...

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Let’s read for fun! Club kids get together to talk about a new book, meet kids from other schools and explore fresh ideas. We provide a free book to the first 10 kids who sign up. Keep it if you like, give it to a friend and invite them to the Club, or return it for other Club kids to enjoy. Bring your lunch and join us for lively discussion. The Library will have a tasty treat to go with your lunch. Best for ages 9-12, and all kids welcome. Stop by the Youth Services desk to register and get your free book. Supplies are limited; sign up early!

May: Book Tasting (Bring Your Own Book...

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Logan Conference Room

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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Let’s recreate famous buildings from around the world, and make up some of our own! We’ll seek inspiration from Dreaming Up by Christy Hale, we’ll use blocks, LEGOS and more in architectural exploration. This creative play encourages storytelling, critical thinking, creativity and hand-eye coordination. Best for ages 3 and up with a caregiver. Families welcome.

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The MakerSpace Passport Program is a great way to learn about Maker ideas, tools and skills. Each week a new project is presented by our Library Makers and Youth Services team. Participants can complete a series of different weekly projects using a variety of materials and methods. This is an open, walk-in program: you come in, make something with us, and take home something awesome. Pick up a Summer MakerSpace Passport your first time, and get it stamped after your workshops. Kids who complete one of each week’s activities will be entered in a Grand Prize drawing. Best for ages 6-12 who...

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A child’s reading improves with practice. This relaxed, friendly session allows your kids to practice their reading-out-loud skills with a certified and well-behaved therapy dog as an audience.

Presented in partnership with Pets for Life and Wayside Waifs.

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