Programs for Adults

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Upcoming Events

Book Clubs

Our Library Book Clubs
GRUFFIES: Friday, January 31st at 1:00 pm

To Have and to Kill by Mary Jane Clark

Saturday Adult Book Club: Saturday, February 15th at 12:30 pm

Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk

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.




Hanging Pinecone Cluster Decor Craft

Hanging Pinecone Cluster Decor Craft
Saturday, January 25th at 12:00 pm

Registration required. Adult & teens (15 and older).

We'll be making a fun winter craft similar to the photo, but ours will be better! We'll have several "snowy" covered hanging pine cones complete with a winter themed bow. Perfect for a front door or other location.


Myths and Mysteries of Kansas with Diana Lambdin-Meyer

Myths and Mysteries of Kansas with Diana Lambdin-Meyer
Saturday, February 8th at 12:00 pm

Twelve Mind-Boggling Tales from the Sunflower State! Author and award-winning journalist Diana Lambdin-Meyer will be here to talk about the true stories behind her book. Kansas is full of mysteries, and you might hear about some like:

Is it possible that a family of four living on the Kansas prairie got away with serial murder for more than three years and escaped to another part of the country to continue their killing spree? Learn the gruesome story of the Bloody Benders.

Did the legendary Dalton gang really leave a fortune buried along the banks of Onion Creek on the Kansas-Oklahoma border? Find out about the brothers’ life of crime and quest for fame.

Is there a sixth man on the court when the University of Kansas men’s basketball team hosts home games today? Read about the legendary meeting of James A. Naismith and Phog Allen and find out.


Cold Case Mysteries Interactive Program

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

Registration required. First priority adults; then ages 15 and older.

Program will begin at 11:30 am. Depending on demand, we may add a second afternoon session, but we will fill registration for 11:30 am first.

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.



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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