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Hunter Safety Classes 2015

  Anyone born on or after July 1, 1957 must be certified by an approved course in hunter education before they can hunt in Kansas. (Individuals 15 years old and under may hunt without hunter education certification if they are under the direct supervision of an adult 18 years old or older.) The Basehor Community Library is partnering with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism to offer state… Read more »

Basehor’s Own Version of the Ice Bucket Challenge

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You’ve probably been heard about the Ice Bucket Challenge fundraiser for ALS that is sweeping the nation (No?? click here to learn more). USD #458 has started it’s own Ice Bucket Challenge for 5th grader Hayden Hand, who is undergoing treatment for cancer. Watch the video and donate to Hayden’s Heroes by delivering your check to Basehor Intermediate School or First State Bank & Trust of Basehor. Follow all the… Read more »

Cheap Eats: Cookbook Shows How To Eat Well On $4 A Day

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  “Good and Cheap” is a collection of recipes for people with limited incomes, particularly those on a $4/day food stamps budget. The cookbook itself is licensed under creative commons so it is free to use online or to download. The author  Leanne Brown says, “These recipes are designed for the budget of people on SNAP (the US program that used to be called Food Stamps). The meals are generally healthy and use ingredients… Read more »

Basehor Library Independent Film Festival Award Show – Sat. Sept 27, 6:30 pm

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Join us for the first ever Basehor Library Independent Film Festival Award Show, September 27, 2014, 6:30 p.m. at the Basehor Community Library. We will screen the submitted films and announce the award winners. Everyone is invited for an evening of film, food and fun. Judges have picked the winners, but the audience will have the opportunity to choose the People Choice Reuben (Basehor) Award!

Ask Smithsonian: How Did King Tut Die?

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The Smithsonian magazine doesn’t know the answer, but there are some intriguing theories. Check out their video here. The Smithsonian website has lots of interesting information. It’s worth a look!

Summer Reading for Kids and Teens: Keep Track Here!!!

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Registration ended June 30, but keep reading! Summer reading is FUN and simple! No keeping track of books. No keeping track of minutes. To earn a weekly prize, the only requirement is to read everyday; it does not matter what or how much you read… just read. CLICK HERE TO LOG YOUR MINUTES! Begin reading on June 2nd. You can pick up your weekly prize starting June 9th. One prize per week for a total of 8 prizes. Babies to… Read more »

Images from the Olympics in Sochi

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The Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia start with the opening ceremony on Feb. 7 . For the next 16 days of competition, the website Mashable will be curating photos and tweets from the Olympians and journalists. For a different look at the Olympics, try Mashable.

Learn More About Kansas Through Kansas Memory

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The Kansas State Historical has preserved the rich heritage of our state through pictures, letters, advertisements, etc. – all scanned and available online at Kansas Memory. See actual letters from John Brown, pictures of what a downtown looked like in the early 1900’s, and much, much more.  

A Safe Place to Learn and Play

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Kids.gov is a website that’s full of fun for kids. February’s resources activities for African American History Month, American Heart Month, and National Children’s Dental Health Month.