The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh The Victorian language of flowers was used to convey romantic expressions such as honeysuckle for devotion and red roses for love. But for Victoria Jones, it’s been more useful in communicating grief, mistrust, and solitude. Now eighteen and emancipated from the foster care system where she spent her childhood, Victoria has nowhere to go and sleeps in a public park, where she plants… Read more »
All the fun of Zumba at a slower pace. For the older adult or anyone new to Zumba. Cindy Grover leads our Zumba Gold classes. Classes are $45 for a 10 class punch card or $5 per class. No registration is required. Zumba Gold will be held off site on October 3rd. Contact Cindy for more information.
THIS CLASS IS FULL! We will schedule more Shutterfly classes, so please watch our website and newsletter for more information. We’ll explore the commercial website Shutterfly and learn how to get photos off the camera or phone and on to the website. We’ll look at photobooks and other creative options. The class is free, but registration is required.
Mahjongg, the ancient Chinese game played with tiles, is sometimes compared to dominoes or the card game rummy. The 4 Winds MJ League is now meeting twice a week here at the library, Monday evenings, 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. and Friday afternoons, 1:30-4:00 p.m. Come whenever or as much as you want. They would love to have you join them for fun and fellowship! Please, only players who know how… Read more »
Writers of all skill levels who love to write are invited to join the Basehor Writer’s group. We meet weekly on Tuesday evenings 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm at the library. The group is facilitated by one of the members and you may email her for additional information: firstname.lastname@example.org or call the library 913.724.2828 and ask for Jenne Laytham.
PiYo is a combination of Pilates, Yoga and toning movements to build strength & gain flexibility. The choreography is fun, challenging and will make you sweat. Cindy Grover leads our PiYo classes and they are for beginners to advanced students. Please bring a Yoga mat with you. Classes are $45 for a 10 class punch card or $5 per class. No registration is required. PiYo is canceled Thursday, October 2nd.
T.A.L.K. (Talk About Literature in Kansas) – Sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council. A program for every Kansan who loves to read and discuss good books. It’s time to start our next series of books in the Book TALK program. We will be reading four books in our fall series, Today’s Mysteries. The modern mystery includes spy thrillers, police procedurals, and psychological cliff-hangers. The best mysteries are powerfully written and… Read more »
Next session: Monday, July 28th - September 8th Come start your week off with a session of healthy yoga led by Melody Miller of Holistic Heart of Healing. This session is Deep Stretch. Lengthen and strengthen your muscles and develop flexibility. You must be able to get onto the floor. Please bring a yoga set (block, strap & mat). Class fee $55 or walk-in’s welcome! ($10.00 per session) Registration is requested… Read more »
Come enjoy a cup of coffee (or tea!) and something sweet to nibble while we share the books we have been reading. Laura, Adult Services Librarian, will book talk some of the new books available here at the library. Find out what other people are reading and recommending and maybe discover a title or two you missed. Hope you can join us for a morning of coffee, good books and… Read more »
The regular mahjongg games are dedicated to knowledgeable players. Mahjongg is not your typical “party game” like Bunko or Mexican Train. Similar to Rummikub, Bridge or dominoes, Mahjongg is a challenging game of strategy, sprinkled with a bit of competition! Would you like to learn the game or refresh your skills? Suzie holds a Mahjongg workshop the second Monday afternoon of each month, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Once you have completed the… Read more »