All Classes and Events

E.g., 10/20/2019
E.g., 10/20/2019

At the Big Fall Kids Book Sale, we'll have thousands of gently-used children's books, DVDs & audiobooks at bargain prices! Ranging from board books to YA/teen titles. Most items will be priced $2 or less. Cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AMEX accepted with valid I.D.

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

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This session presents current research about “Neuronal-Glial Interactions in a Drosophila Model of Tauopathy.” Yes, it’s as cool as it sounds. Dr. Kenneth Colodner is a neuroscientist researching how communication between cell types in the human brain is disrupted in neuro-degenerative diseases. His lab is particularly focused on “tau protein toxicity in the context of tauopathies.” Colodner and his colleagues are genetically altering common fruit flies – drosophila melanogaster – to overexpress the human tau protein in their brains. This talk will highlight Colodner’s current studies...

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Johnson County Genealogy Society are available to help with general questions Monday-Saturday, 9 am - 5 pm, at the Genealogy Desk at Central Resource Library. For those looking for a little extra help with either Basic Genealogy or DNA & Genetic Genealogy, we also offer free one-on-one sessions that can be booked in advance. If you would like to sign up for an appointment, please visit our website for a link to the SignUpGenius page to view the available appointment times. You may also email ...

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Carmack Community Room

A lapsit program of songs, rhymes and movement for babies. Introduce your little one 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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Carmack Community Room

If you are considering a career in healthcare, this job fair is for you. You'll be introduced to a variety of careers in the health care industry, information about affordable training and tuition assistance, and you'll get the chance to meet employers who are actively hiring.

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Monday-Thursday, weekly (except school holidays). With lots of resources, tips and friendly smiles Homework Help Coaches are ready to lend a hand. Students can bring specific homework assignments to work on, such as book reports or science projects; vocabulary, spelling, reading and writing skills; math; and social studies. All ages welcome; students in grades 2-8 are given priority. English language learners (ELL) are welcome. Students served on a first-come, first-served basis; busy times may require a wait. Generously supported by the Ewing Marion Kauffman...

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Register online for this program or call 913.826.4600. Registration opens August 1 at 9 am.

Share a great read with your favorite kid, grandparent, friend or partner. This book group is for everyone who likes to read – and who likes to talk about it. We’ve chosen a middle grades title that will appeal across ages. We’ll have a free copy of our book, When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead, for the first 12 people who register by Sept. 16. You bring your brainy brilliance. Light refreshments are provided. 

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Carmack Community Room

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

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Monday-Thursday, weekly (except school holidays). With lots of resources, tips and friendly smiles Homework Help Coaches are ready to lend a hand. Students can bring specific homework assignments to work on, such as book reports or science projects; vocabulary, spelling, reading and writing skills; math; and social studies. All ages welcome; students in grades 2-8 are given priority. English language learners (ELL) are welcome. Students served on a first-come, first-served basis; busy times may require a wait. Generously supported by the Ewing Marion Kauffman...

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