Adult Services

One Book, Many Neighbors-The Immigration Experience-Tuesday, July 9th, 7:00 p.m.

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We hope you have been able to take part in the One Book, Many Neighbors program, visiting our neighbor libraries and participating in some fascinating programs.  In July, we will be hosting a look at the modern immigration experience.  First, we’ll discuss the short story “The Third and Final Continent.” This will be followed by a short presentation from Janell N. Avila of the Solorio & Avila Immigration Law Firm about legal immigration today.  We’ll conclude are evening with a short presentation from Deepti Srinivasan, a local immigrant living in the Kansas City area about her immigration experiences. All while munching some delicious snacks.

(Please note:  The start time was incorrect in the summer reading handout. This program begins at 7:00 p.m.)

Art Night Out with Liz Daniels: Mosaic Craft – Thurs. July 18, 6–8 pm

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In honor of our Universe of Stories summer reading theme, Liz will teach us how to create a beautiful galaxy painting. Join us for an evening of art, laughter and fun. This program is geared for adults, but older children are welcome when accompanied by an adult. All supplies provided. Stop by or call soon at 913.724.2828 to register and pay. Cost $20

Blood Drive – Mon, July 15, 1:00—6:00 p.m.

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During the summer, blood supplies are needed more than ever. Ready to save a life? Donate blood. The Red Cross will be holding a blood drive here at the library in July. Please sign up by typing our zipcode (66007) on the Red Cross website.


Living in space – Thursday, July 25th, 6:30 p.m.

This event is on July 25th, 2019 at 6:30pm

Sleeping, eating and going to the bathroom are a bit different in space. Learn what it’s like to live in space. Caleb Gimar, Space Science educator with the Kansas Cosmosphere will be with us to explain what space travel is like from an astronaut’s point of view.

Registration is required. Please call or stop by the library to register.


One Man’s War – Thursday, July 18th, 6:30 p.m.

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A view of the Iraq conflict through the eyes of an American soldier. Through pictures and journals entries, Dr. David Gunn, LTC (R), will share his personal account and experiences in Iraq, with a focus on what the desert was like and the people and things he encountered.

Registration is requested.