Adult Events

Hunter Education Thursday and Saturday sessions

This event is on October 8th, 2016 at 9:00am

safer hunter

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 »

Swedish Weaving Class – Sat. Oct 8, 10:00 am

This event is on October 8th, 2016 at 10:00am

swedish-weaving

Saturday, October 8, 10:00 a.m. – Noon What is Swedish weaving? It’s easy to learn, simple to do and all you need is yarn, a blunt tipped needle, a pattern, and monk’s cloth. You don’t need a loom or quilting frames or long knitting needles – in other words, it’s a great project to take with you anywhere. There is no fee for this class and all supplies will be… Read more »

Hear About Our New Books! Coffee Klatch – Mon. Oct. 17th, 9:30 am

Next meeting on October 17th, 2016 at 9:30am

Yellow and Blue Teacup

What new books are available here at the library? Laura, our Adult Services Librarian, will book talk some of our new books.  We’ll also share books we have been reading. Find out what other people are recommending and maybe discover a title or two you missed. Join us for a morning of coffee, good books and conversation.        

Prescription Drug Take Back – Sat. Oct. 22, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

This event is on October 22nd, 2016 at 10:00am

Drug take back

Unused or expired medications are a public safety issue, leading to accidental poisoning, overdose, and abuse. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has classified prescription drug abuse as an epidemic. Data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health show that nearly one-third of people aged 12 and over who used drugs for the first time in 2009 began by using a prescription drug non-medically. Improperly disposed medications… Read more »

Planting for Fall – Tues. Oct. 25, 7:00 p.m.

This event is on October 25th, 2016 at 7:00pm

fall-garden

Master Gardener Talks Our second Master Gardener talk this fall will be led by Duane Horne. He’ll be talking about Plants for Fall Interest.  As we approach fall it is time to consider the plants we wish to add to our flower garden for added color and beauty next fall. Please join us.

Thursday Evening Book Club – Oct. 27th, 6:30 pm

This event is on October 27th, 2016 at 6:30pm

shadow

Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón In post-World War II Barcelona, young Daniel is taken by his bookseller father to the Cemetery of Forgotten Books, a massive sanctuary where books are guarded from oblivion. Told to choose one book to protect, he selects The Shadow of the Wind, by Julian Carax. He reads it, loves it, and soon learns it is both very valuable and very much in… Read more »

Kansas City Gangster Tour – Sat. Oct. 29, 9:00 a.m.

This event is on October 29th, 2016 at 9:00am

Gang guy

It’s an offer you can’t refuse. Join us for a tour of the infamous Kansas City. You’ll see and learn about mob homes and hangouts, turf wars and crime including the Union Station massacre. We’ll depart from the library at 9:00 a.m. and travel by chartered bus as we go hot on the trail of KC’s notorious good fellas.  We’ll return to the library at 12:30. This is an adult tour, but… Read more »