Programs for Adults

Turn in reading logs by Feb. 29th!

Adult Winter Reading


Upcoming Events

Book Clubs

Our Library Book Clubs
GRUFFIES: Friday, February 28th at 1:00 pm

Secrets of the Lost Summer by Carla Neggers

Saturday Adult Book Club: Saturday, March 21st at 12:30 pm

Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson

Interested in what some of the other area library book clubs are reading each month? Check out the shared calendar!



Check out the event pages for KIDS and TEENS for more upcoming events.




Tax Assistance for Seniors

Free Tax Assistance for Seniors
Thursday, March 12th

Appointments have to be prescheduled with the Leavenworth County Council on Aging by calling 913-684-0777.

This is a free service provided by the Council to seniors over the age of 60. Some restrictions do apply. Tax appointments will be between the hours of 9:00 am-3:00 pm at the library.


Cold Case Mysteries Interactive Program

Cold Case Mysteries Interactive Program
Saturday, February 29th starting at 11:30 am

Registration required. Adults only.

Put yourself in the shoes of a cold case detective. You'll work the case with evidence to try and solve a fictional cold case. Can you do it? You'll work in teams combing through the clues from the original detective's folder to see if you can finally solve the mystery of who killed Harmony Ashcroft.


Cinnamon Scones Baking Program

Make, Take, & Bake: Cinnamon Scones Program
Thursday, March 12th at 6:30 pm

Registration required. Adults/15 years old and up.

Participants will need to bring with them: large mixing bowl, mixing spoon, cookie/baking sheet, rolling pin, and a box grater (if you have a grater).

We'll be making cinnamon scones based on the recipe from the Outlander Kitchen cookbook. We'll supply the ingredients and put them together in the program, and then you'll finish baking them at home for a sweet and tasty treat!


Boys of the Prairie Celtic Music Show

Boys of the Prairie Celtic Music Show
Thursday, March 26th at 6:30 pm

We're welcoming Boys of the Prairie for the perfect way to end March: a Celtic music show! The group is from Lawrence, Kansas and plays tunes from Ireland, Scotland, Brittany and beyond.

Check out a video of the group to get an early listen!


Beekeeping throughout the Year

Beekeeping throughout the Year
Thursday, April 2nd at 6:30 pm

Joli Winer from Heartland Honey & Beekeeping Supply will cover aspects of beginning beekeeping during this program. You'll learn what's necessary to do throughout different parts of the year plus the various plants that are in the bloom during each season.


How Tornadoes Form & Severe Weather Preparedness

How Tornadoes Form & Severe Weather Preparedness
Thursday, April 16th at 6:30 pm

Leavenworth County Emergency Management Director Chuck Magaha will help us prepare for the storm season ahead. You'll learn tips to be prepared as well as learn more in depth information about tornadoes and how they form. This program is okay for all ages/families.



Ongoing Programs

coffee

Coffee Group
Monday - Thursday at 9:00 am

Many local citizens gather at the library to drink coffee and enjoy snacks. There is a freewill donation taken. All are welcome, but come prepared to defend your political opinions!



Potluck

Koffee Klatch
Tuesdays at 1:00 pm

A potluck lunch is held every Tuesday in the Marceline Turner room. Bring your favorite dish and join the conversation!



Movement through Awareness yoga class

Awareness through Movement Yoga Class with Aly Evans
Wednesdays from 5:30-6:30 pm

You may appreciate this class if:

  • You are craving movement in your life!
  • Your body feels stiff and/or you have pain in your body.
  • You are interested to learn how to deepen and bring more awareness to your breath.
  • You are interested or open to learning simple meditation techniques.
  • You have never taken a yoga class but are curious about it.
  • You love to stretch and breathe and be aware!

Bring yoga mat if possible, but there will be a few extra mats available. Donations to instructor acceptable.



Knitting

Adult Knitting
Thursdays at 2:30 pm

Have extra yarn you want to donate? We'll take your yarn!

An informal knitting gathering. Knitters of all skill levels are welcome. If you would like to learn to knit, our staff will be happy to teach you the basics.



Quilts for Veterans

Quilts for Veterans
2nd Wednesday of each month from 9:00 am-12:00 pm

This group creates quilts in honor of veterans who have served their country. These quilts are then given to selected veterans to cherish. All levels of quilting ability are welcome. Check out further information on the Quilts for Veterans page.



Council on Aging

Community Outreach with the Council on Aging
4th Thursday of each month from 9:00-10:00 am

A staff member from the Council will be on hand each month to answer questions regarding services or for appropriate referrals. No appointment is necessary. In the event of inclement weather the event will be cancelled for that time.



Library Hours

  • Monday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Tuesday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Wednesday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Thursday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Friday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Saturday: 11:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
  • Closed Sundays
  • Monday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Tuesday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Wednesday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Thursday: 9:00 A.M. - 9:00 P.M.
  • Friday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Saturday: 11:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
  • Closed Sundays

19649 Linwood Rd.
(913) 301-3686

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