Adult Services

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“When The Well Runs Dry” film-Tues. May 10th 6:00 p.m.

This event is on May 10th, 2016 at 6:00pm

“When the Well Runs Dry,” a half-hour documentary about water in Kansas, was directed by local filmmaker Steve Lerner. Join us for dinner and a special screening of the film followed by a question and answer session with the filmmaker. For more information, go to the Facebook page or the website. If you wish to eat before the film screening, reservations are required.

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Container Gardening Sat. May 7, 11:00 a.m.

This event is on May 7th, 2016 at 11:00am

Two sessions!  Sign up for one.

It’s time for the spring tradition of Container Gardening and we are doing something special this year, an edible garden.  Using vegetables and herbs, you will create a little garden of delicious, aromatic food for cooking and eating.  Please bring your own pot (12” or smaller). The library will provide the soil and plants. Registration is required. Class fee is $6.00

If you want to sign up for the 10:00 session, please click here. 

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TnT: Books n’ Beverages Book Club, Thurs. Apr. 14, 7pm

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Join us for our Twenties n’ Thirties book discussion of “The Big Over Easy” by Jasper Fforde. We’ll meet at 7:00 pm at Red Lobster @ Legends. Order drinks, have dinner, or just snack on some appetizers.

The book is available at the front desk at the library. Since we meet at a restaurant just let us know if you’d like to attend (even if you haven’t read the book). Contact Amy @ the library if you have any questions

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Plight & Flight of the Monarch butterfly-Thurs. April 28th, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

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Our library is proud to have two Monarch waystations and we are in the process of expanding our gardens. As part of our Dinner & Discussion series, we’ve invited Angie Babbit of Monarch Watch in Lawrence to present a program for us. Angie will tell us about the local and international efforts underway to save this species from extinction.

Dinner will be provided by Raven Naramore, also of Lawrence. If you plan on joining us for the dinner portion of the evening, reservations are required.

This program partners with the library‘s Thursday Evening Book Club, who will be reading Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver. Copies of the book are available at the front desk, but you don’t have to read the book to enjoy the discussion.

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Poetry Contest 2016

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The Basehor Community Library announces the annual Poetry Contest for 2016

Cash prizes will be awarded as follows:

1st – $100     2nd – $50    3rd – $25

The deadline to enter is Friday, April 15

The winning poems will be on display in the library April 18 – 30 for National Poetry Month.

The contest is for ages 16 and up
– Submit one original poem
– Must fit on 8 1/2” by 11” paper
– Provide name, address or email address & phone number


BY MAIL—must be postmarked by April 13:
Poetry contest—Basehor Community Library
1400 158th St
Basehor, KS 66007
DROP OFF @ the library by 5:00 p.m. April 15
1400 158th St, Basehor, KS 66007

For additional information please call the library 913.724.2828