Gary Walker of Lawing Financial will be at the library to present a short program about Social Security. Join us to learn about: How to apply for Social Security? When should you start taking benefits? How are your Social Security benefits taxed? You’ve worked hard for a comfortable retirement. Make sure you know how to coordinate Social Security benefits into your overall retirement strategy.
The Center of Everything by Laura Moriarty Literature with a Kansas Connection is our spring series in the Kansas Humanities Council Book TALK program. Starting in February, we will read 4 books that focus on the modern Kansas experience; urbanization, rural decline, and social changes in the roles of women and minorities. Growing up in 20th century, small-town Kansas is far different from the same experience in 19th century, small-town… Read more »
Here in the depth of winter, a little bit of desert sunshine would do us all good. If you can’t get to the desert, take one home with you. Come to the library and make your own little succulent garden. Jesse Nelson of Family Tree Nursery will lead us in making a beautiful terrarium for you to take home. All the supplies and plants will be here. All you need… 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 »
Join us for our Twenties n’ Thirties book discussion of “The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin. We’ll meet at 7pm at Red Lobster @ Legends. Order drinks, have dinner, or just snack on some appetizers. The book is available at the front desk at the library. Since we meet at a restaurant just let us know if you’d like to attend (even if you haven’t read the… 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? Come to a Mahjongg workshop that best fits your schedule. January – Suzie will hold a workshop on Monday,… Read more »
Building the Machine: The Common Core Movie Building the Machine introduces the public to the Common Core States Standards Initiative and its effects on our children’s education. The documentary compiles interviews from leading educational experts, including members of the Common Core Validation Committee. What is the Common Core? The Common Core is the largest systemic reform of American public education in recent history. What started as a collaboration between the… Read more »