The 4 Winds MJ League is continuing their food drive to benefit BLAS (Basehor-Linwood Assistance Society). Please drop off non-perishable food and personal care items in the blue bucket in the library’s foyer.
Our book is “The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini” and our discussion leader is Sister Rosemary Kolic. Amir recalls his childhood in Afghanistan, prior to the Soviet invasion and the rise of the Taliban. His memories focus on his relation with Hassan, his loyal servant and best friend, whom Amir betrayed. Returning to Afghanistan to rescue Hassan’s son from the clutches of the Taliban, Amir comes to terms with his past…. Read more »
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 »
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.
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… 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: email@example.com or call the library 913.724.2828 and ask for Jenne Laytham.
Join Willie Dove, Kansas House Representative from the 38th District, for a presentation on the Common Core Standards in Kansas. Dove will offer a response to the program given by USD #458 District Superintendent David Howard, presented in October at the library. Dove is on the Education Committee in the Kansas House.
Come enjoy the delights of December with a library trip. We’ll leave from the library at 2:30 p.m. and head over to the Nelson-Atkins Museum. Admission to the museum is free, but we suggest you check out the special exhibit Impressionist French. Adult tickets are $8.00 and Seniors over 55, $7.00. At 5:30 we’ll gather for Happy Hour in the Bloch Lobby for hor d’oeuvres, which is included in the… Read more »
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein Oct. 11th, 1943-A British spy plane crashes in Nazi-occupied France. Its pilot and passenger are best friends. One of the girls has a chance at survival. The other has lost the game before it’s barely begun. When “Verity” is arrested by the Gestapo, she’s sure she doesn’t stand a chance. As a secret agent captured in enemy territory, she’s living a spy’s worst nightmare…. Read more »
Introduction to Facebook Facebook connects you with the people and businesses you know and care about. It helps you communicate, stay up-to-date with friends and family. We’ll talk about how to set up a Facebook account and the what you can and can’t do on Facebook. If you already have a Facebook account, be sure to bring your user name and password. The class is free, but registration is required.