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Look and Listen! Black Creatures

Here are some great photos of Black Creatures performing live at the Leawood Pioneer Library.

Their fantastic performance can be heard on our podcast: Did you hear? Ep. 7: THE BLACK CREATURES 

This Week at the Library

This week at the Library, you can learn more about college financing, get tips about about dairy products, meet visiting author Joshua Mohr, have your kids read to a dog, explore computer programming and enjoy a movie in the park!


College Financial Aid Basics   Monday, Sept. 10, 6:00 - 7:30 pm @ Central


An Edible Discussion  Monday, Sept. 10, 6:30 - 7:30 pm @ Corinth
Meet visiting author Joshua Mohr @ several events and locations!Read to a Dog Wednesday, Sept. 12, 4:00 - 5:00 pm @ Leawood PioneerCoding Club Wednesday, Sept. 12, 4:00 - 6:00 pm @ GardnerMovie in the Park: Mary Poppins Fr

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

The Library Lets Loose 2018! Get your tickets NOW!

Join honorary hosts Charley & Valerie Vogt for the next Library Lets Loose, Saturday, September 29, 2018. Join us at Central Resource Library from 6 – 10 p.m. for all kinds of fun events. Buy your tickets or become a sponsor now! jocolibraryfoundation.org Don't let it happen without you!

Information about this grand party!

TICKETS!

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.

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!

Look and Listen! Black Stacey

Here are some great photos of Black Stacey performing live at the Leawood Pioneer Library.

 

Their excellent performance can be heard on our podcast: Did you hear? Ep.1: BLACK STACEY

Dinner with an Author

If you’ve ever wanted to chat with a bestselling author over dinner, you and a friend could do just that! 
We're pleased to host author Joshua Mohr in September. He’ll conduct writing workshops, book discussions, and present a Meet the Author event. And, one of our lucky patrons will win an opportunity to dine with Joshua on Saturday, September 15. It could be you!  Just tell us in 1,000 words or less why Joshua should eat dinner with you and your bestie. He’ll choose the winner from all submissions. Submit your essay here.
Joshua Mohr is the author of the memoir Sirens (2017), as well as

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.

Tonight! Did you hear about actors choice presents?

Event Coordinator Joseph Keehn talks about the The Actor's Choice Presents. 

Join us TONIGHT for a special evening celebrating the written word of Edgar Allan Poe, one of the most well-known and respected authors of all time. 

Tonight!
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
​​Central Resource Library
Carmack Community Room