Lenexa City Center Library will be closed Saturday, Sept. 18.
Oak Park Library will be closed Monday, Sept. 13 through Saturday, Sept. 18.
Johnson County Library is pleased to announce that Cameron V. has won second place in the 8 and under age group for the Summer 2021 Youth Writing Contest with his piece "A Happy Jackalope, a Sneaky...
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Stand up if you have a religion
Keep standing if your parents gave it you
Keep standing if you would never consider another
Because you were born and raised this way
The business of learning a new language.
Words slip away from you like a skittish bird
But you grasp for them
And try to give them some meaning.
I was born at the wrong place
At the wrong time
Both my parents seeking a better life
For my sister and I
To find comfort across the border
Where movie stars and country folk
Looked deceivingly happy
Slowly becoming part time parents