Adult Events

Coffee Klatch – Mon. Jan. 12th, 9:30 am

Next meeting on January 12th, 2015 at 9:30am

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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 »

Mahjongg Workshop Mon. Jan, 12, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

This event is on January 12th, 2015 at 3:00pm

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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 »

Hunter Education Thursday and Saturday sessions

This event is on January 15th, 2015 at 5:30pm

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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 partners with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism to offer state certified hunter… Read more »

Hunter Education Thursday and Saturday sessions

This event is on January 17th, 2015 at 9:00am

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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 partners with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism to offer state certified hunter… Read more »

Documentary and Discussion series: Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead

This event is on January 18th, 2015 at 2:30pm

Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead, by Joe Cross is an award-winning film that chronicles Joe’s personal mission to regain his health while traveling across the US, juicer in tow, and inspiring others to do the same. Join us for engaging discussion after we view the documentary. Joe Falley of Basehor will be our discussion leader. We’ll also have a juicing demonstration and a taste test. Learn about raw foods, juicing,… Read more »

Thursday Evening Book Club – January 22, 6:30 pm

This event is on January 22nd, 2015 at 6:30pm

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The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion An incredibly fun, sweet book and international bestselling debut novel. Full of heart and humor, Simsion’s novel is about Don Tillman, a fussy, controlled, socially-challenged geneticist and his search for the perfect wife. Don agrees to help Rosie (“incredibly annoying” and “totally unsuitable” vegan who smokes) search for her real dad, and well, the result is a hilarious romantic comedy that will have you… Read more »

Waterfowl hunting – Mon. Jan. 26, 6:00 p.m.

This event is on January 26th, 2015 at 6:00pm

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Andrew Friesen, District Wildlife Biologist for the Kansas Dept. of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism will be in the library speaking and answering all your questions about waterfowl hunting. He’ll address such topics as hunting regulations, waterfowl identification, hunting equipment and techniques and the regulations concerning access to hunting areas. Please join us for this informative and free discussion.

Computer Class – Fri. Jan. 30, 10:00 am

This event is on January 30th, 2015 at 10:00am

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Introduction to Excel – part 1 Excel is a Microsoft’s spreadsheet program used for storing and organizing data. In January we’ll cover the basics of Excel: cells, columns, rows and formatting your spreadsheet. In February we’ll talk about entering formulas, sorting data and some of the more popular features of Excel.                  

Social Security Advice – Tues. Feb. 3, 6:30 p.m.

This event is on February 3rd, 2015 at 6:30pm

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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.  

Book TALK – Fri. Feb 6th, 10:00 a.m.

This event is on February 6th, 2015 at 10:00am

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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 »