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E.g., 10/16/2019

Join author Ron Currie in small group discussions of his novels and essays. These relaxed settings permit in-depth conversation about his themes and style.

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Ron Currie is author of three novels including The One-Eyed Man. His...

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Join author Ron Currie in small group discussions of his novels and essays. These relaxed settings permit in-depth conversation about his themes and style.

See our other events with Ron Currie Jr »

Ron Currie is the author of three novels including The One-Eyed Man....

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Storytime Room

The whole family will enjoy this flexible storytime. Hearing stories is a great way to spend time with your kids and help them foster a love of reading.  Stories, songs, fingerplays and movement activities foster pre-reading skills.  Fun for the whole family.

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A lapsit storytime of songs, rhymes, and movement for babies. Introduce your little ones to the sounds and rhythms of the spoken word and give them a head start on language learning. Designed for birth to 18 months and a caregiver. Siblings welcome.

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Storytime Room

Toddlers will enjoy this storytime with short stories, songs, fingerplays, and movement activities to reinforce early language learning. Designed for ages 18 months to 3 years and a caregiver. Siblings welcome.

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A lapsit storytime of songs, rhymes, and movement for babies. Introduce your little ones to the sounds and rhythms of the spoken word and give them a head start on language learning. Designed for birth to 18 months and a caregiver. Siblings welcome.

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Board games have brought family and friends together for years, and we are now in a golden age of game choices! Join us for enjoyable games, meet new friends and have new adventures. You can rampage the city as a giant lizard in King of Tokyo, embark on a cross-country train trek in Ticket to Ride or save the world from deadly outbreaks in Pandemic. Bring a personal favorite to share with the group. Snacks and beverages are served. All ages welcome.

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Unleash your inner snowman or ice princess. Use your imagination to transport yourself to a frozen wonderland. Festive crafts and activities will have you icily dancing the day away. Featuring author Alistair Heim reading from his delightful book about etiquette and tea parties: No Tooting at Tea. Best for ages 4-10 and everyone is welcomed to our winter wonderland.

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Move and groove with us! In this storytime-like setting, we will read books and act them out in yoga poses, to practice physical and emotional literacy.

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Register online or call 913.826.4600. Homeschool families will love this educational session that features a different theme each month. You’ll hear expert presentations and demonstrations and learn about related activities. Librarians will provide subject resources for your family to further explore each topic. Ages 8-18 only, please. Parents are invited to explore the rest of the Library during this independent learning experience. 

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