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The Basehor Community Library announces the annual Poetry Contest.

Cash prizes will be awarded as follows:

1st – $100     2nd – $50    3rd – $25

The deadline to enter is Friday, March 27

The winning poems will be on display in the library during the month of April 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 on back of entry


BY MAIL—must be postmarked by March 21:
Poetry contest—Basehor Community Library
1400 158th St
Basehor, KS 66007
DROP OFF @ the library by 5:00 p.m. March 27
1400 158th St, Basehor, KS 66007

For additional information please call the library 913.724.2828

“Introducing Mahjongg” on first Fridays

Next meeting on May 1st, 2015 at 1:00pm

If you want to learn how to play Mahjongg, mark your calendar for the first Friday.  The first Friday of each month is dedicated to “Introducing Mahjongg.” From 1:00-3:00, Suzie will work with you on the fundamentals and rules of the game. From 3:00-4:00 you will get a chance to play with knowledgeable players. The rest of the month on Fridays you can strengthen your skills and really “get your game on.” Then, please, join the group on Mondays for an evening of fast and fun Mahjongg.   The cost of the tutorial packet is $5.00. Be sure to register at the library before you begin your Friday classes.


Your Personal Financial Goals – Tues. Mar. 10th, 6:30 p.m.

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Seven Common Mistakes in Pursuing Your Personal Financial Goals

Your financial health is just as important as your physical health. And not knowing or understanding can impair that financial health. What is the #1 financial assumption you can’t afford to make? How can you avoid a common oversight that can delay or diminish your retirement? Laurence “Ren” Lessard, Financial Advisor at First Command Financial Services, will be on hand for a short, free presentation about creating and preserving your financial health.


Book TALK – Fri. May 1st, 10:00 a.m.

This event is on May 1st, 2015 at 10:00am

This is our final book in the KHC Book TALK series, Literature with a Kansas Connection.

One Soldier’s Story by Bob Dole.

Long before he was a United States senator, Bob Dole was first a boy growing up in Russell, Kansas. Although One Soldier’s Story focuses on his wartime years with a gripping account of the years he spent recovering from his wounds, themes of family and community are a vital part of the story.

Our discussion leader is Nancy Hope. Please join us for a delightful discussion.  Copies of the book are available at the library.

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