All Classes and Events

E.g., 06/29/2020
E.g., 06/29/2020

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.

This Storytime will be held on Facebook Live. Visit JoCoLibrary on Facebook and be sure to ‘follow’ us to get notifications when we go Live if you have a Facebook account. You do not need a Facebook account to watch our Storytimes. Our Live Storytimes will not be recorded and...

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Register online for this program. Registration closes Thursday, May 28 at 2:00 pm.

If you have never used a sewing machine, or just want to brush up your skills, this is the perfect workshop to develop / refresh basic machine sewing knowledge. Participants will learn to sew a seam, hem and cut a basic pattern to create a cloth mask.

This program will be hosted using the meeting software Zoom. A Johnson County Library staff member will contact registrants via the email you registered with the day before the meeting with instructions on how to access the Zoom...

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The whole family will enjoy our Folklore Storytime, designed to inspire audience participation.  Each week in June and July we will focus on folklore, which encompasses both folktales and fairy tales.  Stories, songs, fingerplays and movement activities foster early literacy skills in young children.

Older kids, long after they can read on their own, receive boosts in listening, comprehension and spoken language skills during Folklore Storytime. Plus, it’s fun! We encourage kids to dress up as their favorite fairy tale or folktale character and we’ll welcome them to this virtual...

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Registration required for this event. Registration closes on May 31 at 6:30 pm.

A job interview is really part of a process, not a single event. In this workshop, you’ll learn about the entire interview life cycle: pre-interview, interview and post-interview. You’ll also get tips on how you can effectively communicate that you are the best person for the job. Presented by professional development consultant Efren Mojica of All About You Consulting.

This ​program will be hosted using the meeting software Zoom. A Johnson County Library staff member will...

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Please register online. Registration closes Monday, June 1 at 11:30 am.

Join Science Tellers for an interactive Storytime experience that uses science experiments to make the story come to life!

Go on a daring journey to release the dragons and save the kingdom from the Evil Ice Sorceress. Don’t miss this fun fantasy adventure featuring awesome dry ice effects.  

This program will be hosted using the meeting software Zoom. A Johnson County Library staff member will contact registrants via the email you registered with the day before the...

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Explore your imagination and use creative skills at this artistic workshop series! Young Rembrandts teaches school-aged children drawing using a sequential, ordered process. Students can show dramatic improvements in drawing, expand their art vocabularies, and improve their attention to detail and sequencing skills. Presented by Young Rembrandts Kansas City. For Ages 7-11.

This program will be held on Facebook Live. Visit ...

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Register online for this program. Registration closes Tuesday, June 2 at 4:00 pm.

This relaxed, friendly session allows kids to practice their reading skills with a certified and well-behaved therapy dog
as an audience. A child’s reading improves with practice – and our dogs’ vocabulary will benefit, too. Presented in partnership with Pets for Life, Inc.  

This program will be hosted using the meeting software Zoom. A Johnson County Library staff member will contact registrants via the email you registered with the day before the meeting with...

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Register online for this program. Registration closes Thursday, June 4 at 11 am.
STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. Elementary-age kids can spend time with us at online via Zoom engaging in fun, hands-on activities and crafts where the only limit is their imagination.  We will be inspired by stories, nature, engineers, and artists to ignite critical thinking and design original creations. 

This program will be hosted using the meeting software Zoom.  A Johnson County Library staff member will contact registrants...

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The Black & Veatch MakerSpace at Johnson County Library is your exploratorium of technologic contraptions. There’s a lot to learn, so get started at MakerSpace Beginners Night - on Facebook Live! We’ll introduce 3D printing, laser cutting, CNC machining, design software and electronics. Once you are introduced, you can come back and get to know MakerSpace better!

This event will be held on Facebook live. Visit JoCoLibrary on Facebook and be sure to ‘follow’ us to get notifications when we go Live if you have a Facebook account. You do not need a Facebook account to watch our...

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Register online for this program. Registration closes Thursday, June 4 at 1:30 pm.

Meet other teen writers and artists to discuss ideas, share your work with others, and create pieces to submit to Johnson County Library’s teen literary magazine, elementia.

elementia editors Amanda Pendley and Elizabeth Joseph offer a workshop on growing your poem from small roots of inspiration, into a blossomed and carefully formed poem, through reading and writing. We will start with beginning lines and concrete images and move into how a poem can be kept small or contained...

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