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One-To-One Homework Help

One-to-one tutoring has great benefits for students. It helps improve grades, boost self-esteem and build important learning skills. Tutoring is for those who struggle to keep up, as well as those who aren’t challenged enough. Whatever the circumstance, our Homework Help Coaches are ready to lend a hand. With lots of resources, tips and a friendly smile they’ll help students stay on track with vocabulary, spelling, reading and writing skills, math, social studies and more. They can even bring specific homework assignments to work on, such as book reports and science projects. All ages welcome with those in grades 2-8 given priority. Students served on a first-come, first-served basis Monday-Thursday, 4-7 pm at Central Resource Library until December 20.

Live, online tutoring is also available from Brainfuse HelpNow. This resource is available free of charge to all Library card holders daily from 2 - 11 p.m. These professional tutors can guide students through an array of academic subjects including AP, ACT and more. There’s even a Writing Lab for students submit papers for detailed feedback within one business day. Study resources and test prep are available 24/7 through Brainfuse's SkillSurfer and LEAP Learning Platform personalized study plans. Brainfuse isn't just for students. Adult learners can take advantage of resume feedback, GED prep, U.S. citizenship guidance, Microsoft Office help and tips on helping children with homework.

One-to-one tutoring has great benefits for students. It helps improve grades, boost self-esteem and build important learning skills. Tutoring is for those who struggle to keep up, as well as those who aren’t challenged enough. Whatever the circumstance, our Homework Help Coaches are ready to lend a hand. With lots of resources, tips and a friendly smile they’ll help students stay on track with vocabulary, spelling, reading and writing skills, math, social studies and more. They can even bring specific homework assignments to work on, such as book reports and science projects. All ages welcome with those in grades 2-8 given priority. Students served on a first-come, first-served basis Monday-Thursday, 4-7 pm at... Continue »

Throwback Thursday! Johnson County Barbershops: 1908 - 1967

Happy Throwback Thursday! Here's another dose of Johnson County's past. Enjoy this slideshow of old time barbershops.

Discover the story behind these images and details at jocohistory.org It's your place for Johnson County, Kansas History! Follow our hashtag on Twitter.

Happy Throwback Thursday! Here's another dose of Johnson County's past. Enjoy this slideshow of old time barbershops.

Discover the story behind these images and details at jocohistory.org It's your place for Johnson County, Kansas History! Follow our hashtag on Twitter.

6 by 6: Ready to Read!

Our Early Literacy Librarian, Bradley (known as Mr. Bradley to his droves of Storytime fans!) introduces you to our 6 by 6: Ready to Read skills in this short video. Children start getting ready to read long before they start school, and studies show that success in elementary school can be linked to the number of words a child hears before their third birthday. Let Mr. Bradley, our Youth Librarians at each Library location, and our 6 by 6: Ready to Read program help you and your children have fun reading together!

Our Early Literacy Librarian, Bradley (known as Mr. Bradley to his droves of Storytime fans!) introduces you to our 6 by 6: Ready to Read skills in this short video. Children start getting ready to read long before they start school, and studies show that success in elementary school can be linked to the number of words a child hears before their third birthday. Let Mr. Bradley, our Youth Librarians at each Library location, and our 6 by 6: Ready to Read program help you and your children have fun reading together!

Johnson County, KS Trains: 1900 - 1948

Happy Throwback Thursday!

Discover the story behind these images and details at jocohistory.org It's your place for Johnson County, Kansas History! Follow our hashtag on Twitter.

Happy Throwback Thursday!

Discover the story behind these images and details at jocohistory.org It's your place for Johnson County, Kansas History! Follow our hashtag on Twitter.

Turbulent Twenties exhibit

The Turbulent Twenties

At the Johnson County Museum’s latest exhibit, The Turbulent Twenties, you can explore how how a modern, American society emerged in the 1920s.

The decade is often viewed as a time of roaring fun, prosperity, and good feeling. However, the museum's new exhibition, focuses not just on “pop culture” favorites like Prohibition, the Jazz Age, and 1920s fashion, but delves into the darker, deeper elements. The exhibit covers the time span between 1918 and 1929, and the long 1920s reveal a United States that was experiencing growing pains of sorts. Americans were struggling to adapt to changing morality, changing immigrant populations, changing societal structures, and a changing position on the world stage.

Read more about the exhibit on JoCoHistory's blog post.
 

At the Johnson County Museum’s latest exhibit, The Turbulent Twenties, you can explore how how a modern, American society emerged in the 1920s.

The decade is often viewed as a time of roaring fun, prosperity, and good feeling. However, the museum's new exhibition, focuses not just on “pop culture” favorites like Prohibition, the Jazz Age, and 1920s fashion, but delves into the darker, deeper elements. The exhibit covers the time span between 1918 and 1929, and the long 1920s reveal a United States that was experiencing growing pains of sorts. Americans were struggling to adapt to changing morality, changing immigrant populations, changing societal structures... Continue »

Right Under Your Feet

Our newest location, Monticello Library, is designed to be as flexible as possible. We know that our community’s library service needs change over time, so we’re eager to help Library buildings adapt to properly meet those needs. 

For those of you who have visited our newest branch, you’ll notice there are few permanent interior walls. To add to all that open space, we’ve taken the additional step of installing raised floors throughout the building. They make it easy to route power and communication cables wherever they are needed, and allow quick reconfiguration of service areas within the library.

Enjoy this time-lapse video of the raised floor installation earlier this year. And if you feel taller when you go to Monticello Library, just think: you are!

Our newest location, Monticello Library, is designed to be as flexible as possible. We know that our community’s library service needs change over time, so we’re eager to help Library buildings adapt to properly meet those needs. 

For those of you who have visited our newest branch, you’ll notice there are few permanent interior walls. To add to all that open space, we’ve taken the additional step of installing raised floors throughout the building. They make it easy to route power and communication cables wherever they are needed, and allow quick reconfiguration of service areas within the library.

Enjoy this time-lapse video of the... Continue »

Merriam Amusement

Turn O’ The Century Kansas City Amusement

Nowadays, if you want entertainment, you don’t even have to leave your couch — seasons of “Friends” are just a Netflix log-in away. The more adventurous types can head to First Fridays or take a ride on the Mamba roller coaster at Worlds of Fun.

But what about a hundred years ago? What did people do for fun? Read about it here » 

 

Nowadays, if you want entertainment, you don’t even have to leave your couch — seasons of “Friends” are just a Netflix log-in away. The more adventurous types can head to First Fridays or take a ride on the Mamba roller coaster at Worlds of Fun.

But what about a hundred years ago? What did people do for fun? Read about it here » 

 

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Books to Go!

We've got Books to Go kits on a lot of topics, so when you're in a hurry to grab some fun reading and activities for your little ones, we've got your back! Books to Go kits include audiobooks, books, activity suggestions and more all in one. Whether your little one's current obsessions is weather, opposites, or bugs, we've got those fun topics and many more!  

We've got Books to Go kits on a lot of topics, so when you're in a hurry to grab some fun reading and activities for your little ones, we've got your back! Books to Go kits include audiobooks, books, activity suggestions and more all in one. Whether your little one's current obsessions is weather, opposites, or bugs, we've got those fun topics and many more!  

Rewound

Last Local Music Live Performance of the Summer!Local Music Live: Rewound

Rewound, Kansas City's contemporary classical string quartet, comes to the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center for a live performance and conversation about the inspirations behind their music. Local Music Live is a collaboration between the Johnson County Library and the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center. 

Rewound, Kansas City's contemporary classical string quartet, comes to the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center for a live performance and conversation about the inspirations behind their music. Local Music Live is a collaboration between the Johnson County Library and the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center. 

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