World War I: a Kansas Connection

Monday, October 1, 2018 | Alice C. Sabatini Gallery Art

Catch a gimps of Kansas during World War One, also know as The Great War or The War to End All Wars. Discover Kansans and see the impact this war had on the home front...(needs help please!!!) (Front gallery exhibit from Oct 1 - Dec 2)

Monday Farmers Market at Your Library

Monday, October 1, 2018 | 7-11:30 a.m. | Parking Lot, 10th & Washburn Adults

Shop high-quality, locally grown produce, farm fresh eggs and fresh-cut flowers. Make a free fun kid's craft at the library booth.

Medicare Mondays

Monday, October 1, 2018 | 1-3 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Adults

Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas helps you navigate the complex web of Medicare.

League of Women Voters Tuesday Topics

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 | 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101BC Adults

The meeting is free and the public is invited to attend. A catered luncheon is available at 11:30 a.m. for $9.25; the program is from Noon-1 p.m.

International Film Series: Stroszek

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 | 6:30-8:45 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Movies

When the American dream becomes a nightmare. © Shout Factory | German | 1977| Not Rated | 115 minutes

Art & You

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 | 4-5 p.m. | Oakland Community Center – 801 NE Poplar St. Art

Enjoy hands-on art projects for kids with a variety of materials and techniques. 6-12

Lego® @ Your Library

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 | 4-5 p.m. | Dinosaur Zone Kids

If you are the master builder of the blocks or ruler of the creative and innovative, test that mastery. We'll provide the blocks, you bring your cleverness and skill. Each session will have a theme, but don't feel blocked in. Innovation is the name of our game! 5-12 years

How to Start a Business

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Menninger Room 206 Adults

Learn what it takes to start and run your own business including legal structure, writing a business plan, knowing your competition and what to expect from being your own boss. Presented by Washburn Small Business Development Center.

Baby Bookworms

Thursday, October 4, 2018 | 9:30-10 a.m. or 10:30-11 a.m. or 5:30-6 p.m. | Lingo Story Room Kids

Introduce your baby to the wonderful world of books through interactive songs, stories, bounces and more! birth-18 months

Computerized Genealogy

Thursday, October 4, 2018 | 10-11:30 a.m. | Shawnee North Community Center – 300 NE 43rd St. Adults

Get started in genealogy and learn how to use your library's print and online resources. Receive a pedigree chart and other helpful forms for keeping records as you research your family tree. Bring your laptop or tablet to create a free FamilySearch account. Register at