This Week at the Library

Table Top Recommendation Party – Tuesday, Nov 9 , 6 – 7:15 p.m.  

With so many different board game options, it can be difficult to choose. Celebrate International Games Week with us: Join local board game experts to hear their favorite recommendations, find out what games are popular, and learn about board game styles. There will be board game giveaways!

The Past is Prologue: Japanese Internment Camps – Tuesday, Nov 9 , 7 – 8 p.m.  

Join Sam Mihara to hear about his experience with Japanese Internment camps and this dark time in our history.
When Sam Mihara was 9 years old, Japan attacked Pearl Harbor and the U.S. entered World War II. Shortly after, Sam and his family were forced from their San Francisco home by armed military guards and sent to the Heart Mountain prison camp in Wyoming. They would live crowded into a single 20 x 20 square foot room for the next 3 years. 

Español a la carta – Thursday, Nov 11, 6:30 – 8 p.m.  

For Spanish-language learners: this is an online class for intermediate and advanced students of this beautiful language. In this class, we will talk about Latin American countries, culture, history, literature and much more. We will discuss articles together with helpful native speakers and advanced students. In addition, we will have some grammar tips that will enhance our skills to be more confident in a conversation using Spanish. Third quarter 2021/Semester.

City Center Live: The Wires – Saturday, Nov 13, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.  

The Wires are an alternative exploration in string sound. Hailing from Kansas City, Missouri, The Wires compose and perform original music for violin and cello. Inspired by a myriad of genres and eclectic sounds, The Wires are not your typical strings group. The project encompasses a blend of wide-ranging styles, from tango and jazz to rock, and is infused with the precision of classical form. Created, composed and performed by Laurel Morgan (violin) and Sascha Groschang (cello). Bring the whole family and enjoy a free, live performance at the Community Forum auditorium located in Lenexa City Hall. 

And much more happening this week »

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