Mahjongg, the ancient Chinese game played with tiles, is sometimes compared to dominoes or the card game rummy. The 4 Winds MJ League meets every Monday evening for fun and fellowship. They would love to have you join them! Please, only players who know how to play on Mondays. Learning workshops are offered monthly. Check the website or call the library for more information.
This summer ALL ages are eligible for our summer programs. Registration will continue through June 30th. Our children’s program, Dig Into READING! has two levels: Babies: Birth-2 year-olds Preschool – 6th Grade: 3-12 year-olds When you register, each child will receive a free book bag and a reading log to track the books they read. If you register online, be sure to come by the library and pick up your… Read more »
May is going to be a very special TEBC. We are going to read poems from a collection of poetry written by Kansas poets, Begin Again: 150 Kansas Poems. Our discussion will be led by the book’s editor and former Poet Laureate of Kansas (2009-2013) Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg. Copies of the poems we will be discussing are available at the library. Join us for a delightful evening.
Don’t let the kids have all the fun. Be part of the Adult Summer Reading program here at the Basehor Community Library. We’ve got a lot of fun stuff to “dig” into (check under Adult Events), but don’t forget the best part – Reading great books! Find buried treasure in a book of your choice. Read anything you want – books, magazines, e-books, audiobooks – and fill out a review… 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.
Monday evenings are dedicated to knowledgeable Mahjongg players. If you would like to learn how to play or refresh your skills, please come to a FREE training workshop. The next workshop is Wednesday, June 12, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Starting in July, Suzie will hold a training workshop on the second Monday of each month, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Come by yourself or bring a friend. Suzie will work with you so you can… Read more »
They’re not just for fishing anymore. Vermicomposting is the process of using worms to turn kitchen waste into a black, earthy-smelling, nutrient-rich humus perfect for your garden. Stop by the library Monday, June 17 @ 10:00 a.m. and watch Laura turn worm wrangler and assemble a worm bin and share information about vermicomposting. Our worms will be eating and composting all summer.
What is an heirloom rose? Also known as antique or old garden roses, these are roses that existed before 1867. They are known for their wonderful fragrance and big full blooms. Briana Terrell, Master Gardener, will talk about selecting and caring for heirloom roses. Join us, Sunday, June 23 @ 4:00 p.m.
Make a loaf of focaccia bread using the fresh herbs of summer, Saturday, July 13th, 2:00 p.m. (The herbs are growing on the library’s front porch!) Janice and Laura help you make a loaf to take home and bake. Registration is required.
Here’s a very special opportunity to experience one of the nation’s best museums. At the World War I National Museum at Liberty Memorial you will experience an extraordinary emotional and intellectual experience. The museum honors the men and women of the “war to end all wars”. The technology and interactive exhibits let you experience the trenches and bomb craters. We will leave from the library at 9:30 a.m., returning at… Read more »