An active program of songs, classic rhymes, and fingerplays to introduce your little one to the sounds of rhymes and music to give them a head start on language learning. Designed for ages 12 months to 24 months and a caregiver. Siblings welcome.Continue reading »
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Preschoolers will enjoy this longer storytime that features stories, songs, fingerplays, and movement activities to encourage pre-reading skills. Designed for ages 3-6 and a caregiver. Siblings welcome. Seating is limited. Please arrive early to pick up a name tag at the desk near the Storytime Room.Continue reading »
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. Seating is limited. Please arrive early to pick up a name tag at the desk near the Storytime Room.Continue reading »
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.Continue reading »
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.Continue reading »
Preschoolers will enjoy this longer storytime that features stories, songs, fingerplays, and movement activities to encourage pre-reading skills. Designed for ages 3-6 and a caregiver. Seating is limited. Please arrive 15 minutes early to pick up a ticket. Siblings welcome.Continue reading »
Register online or call 913.826.4600. Homeschool families will love these educational sessions that feature different ways to make connections. 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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A child’s reading improves with practice. This relaxed, friendly session allows your kids to practice their reading-out-loud skills with a certified and well-behaved therapy dog as an audience.
Our Read to a Dog programs are presented in partnership with Pets for Life, Intermountain Therapy Animals or Wayside Waifs.
Offered Monday - Thursday, Jan. 6 - May 20 (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. Generously supported by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and the R.A. Long Foundation.Continue reading »
Registration required; register online or call 913.826.4600. Jermaine Jamison, cofounder and managing partner of Lenexa-based recruitment firm Jamison Perry, will focus on helping you, as a job candidate, understand the value of your skill set, work experience and transferable skills. Create a personal definition of your ideal career opportunity by recognizing and utilizing the power of what you’ve done, can do, and already know. Sandwiches/sides served starting at 5:30 pm.Continue reading »