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You can go to outer space without leaving the Library. Drop in for some hands-on astronomy activities. Best for ages 9-12, and all kids welcome. Come back at 6:30 pm for Meet the Astronaut: Mike Massimino.
Presented by Library staff with the Museum at Prairiefire.Continue reading »
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...Continue reading »
Please arrive 15 minutes early AND sign up for your TinkerCAD.com account before class begins.
Space is limited for this popular program. Registration opens 30 days in advance of each session; register online or call 913.826.4600. For this program, registration will open July 1 at 9 am.
Learn how to design your own 3D digital models. This session will show you the basics of 3D modeling and 3D printing using Tinkercad. Once you know a little, you can come back and do more. Presented by former JCL Maker-In-Residence Jeff Newhook....Continue reading »
Registration required for this event. Please register here.
Want to be more comfortable riding your bike in the city? Do you know someone who could use a bike for getting around town? BikeWalkKC‘s Confident City Cycling Class and Earn-a-Bike Program is coming back to Johnson County Library! Learn cycling skills – all levels welcome. Hosted in partnership with LiveWell Johnson County and BikeWalkKC.
- When: July 23 (in the Learning Lab), 25 (in the parking lot East of Central Resource Library), 30 (In the Learning Lab) ...
The only thing as enjoyable as a good book is talking about it!
The Spring Hill Book Group meets at K & M BBQ, 603 N. Webster, Spring Hill, KS 66083.Continue reading »
American girls love to read, and this Book Club helps American girls read more. American Girl offers many character stories exploring 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. Best for ages 8-12.
May: Growing Up with Aloha: A Nanea Classic
June: Sunlight and Shadows: A Josefina Classic
August: Lights, Camera, Rebecca! A Rebecca Classic
He’s an astronaut, the first person to tweet from space, a recurring character on the hit TV show “The Big Bang Theory,” and now a New York Times bestselling author.
You can meet Mike Massimino and hear all about the adventures detailed in his book, Spaceman: An Astronaut’s Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe.
Massimino grew up a working class kid who realized the dream of becoming an astronaut and flying in space. He made two action-packed missions to the Hubble Telescope and four...Continue reading »
Catholic Charities operates the Kids Summer Food Program in partnership with the USDA and Kansas Department of Education. Children up to age 18 can receive a free nutritious sack breakfast at Antioch Library or a free nutritious sack lunch at Central Resource Library.Continue reading »
Children and families are invited to blast off with their creative skills. Kids and parents work together on themed crafts each week. Then you can take your creations home to enjoy. Best for ages 4-9 who can manipulate simple tools and materials with their hands. Younger children may require caregiver help to make some crafts.Continue reading »