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Free Meals for 18 & Under

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Olathe Temporary Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Temporary Downtown
Room: First Christian Church - Fellowship Hall
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Teens
Event Details:
Meals will be available in grab-and-go packaging only and participants will not be able to eat on-site. Parent/Guardians and babysitters may pick up meals for their children. Equal opportunity provider. Sponsored by Friends of the Library,&nb...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Trailblazers Esports Club

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Olathe Indian Creek
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Teen Clubs, Virtual Option
Event Details:
Play casual and competitive Esports games with teens locally and nationally. Games include, but are not limited to, Minecraft, League of Legends, Apex Legends, Fortnite, Rocket League and Smash Bros. We will have ten computers available first come...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

A History of the American Indian Boarding Schools

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Olathe Indian Creek
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: Children / Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Learn Something New
Event Details:
Renewed calls for investigations into the abuses of American Indian children have brought new scrutiny to the boarding school system. This talk will examine the thinking behind the creation of federal schools for youth including Haskell Indian Nation...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Circle Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Olathe Temporary Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Temporary Downtown
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Practice early literacy and developmental skills with stories, songs and action rhymes. For 2 years and under with an adult. Space is limited. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Family Storytime

10:15am - 10:45am
Olathe Temporary Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Temporary Downtown
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays. Stories will be geared to 3 to 5 year olds, but all are welcome. Tuesday and Thursday stories will be the same.    ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Stretch & Restore

11:00am - 11:45am
Olathe Indian Creek
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: Event Space - East
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Fitness
Event Details:
Olathe Community Center instructors lead a passive practice in which poses are held for a few minutes at a time. This practice focuses on deep stretching and restorative poses to improve mental clarity and offer deep relaxation. Most postures are sea...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Dungeons and Dragons Club

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Olathe Indian Creek
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Teen Clubs

Come hang out with other adventurers to play the popular RPG Dungeons & Dragons! It doesn’t matter if you are a novice or an expert, all are welcome. Learn from other players and from guest hosts.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Live at the Library: Dana Cooper

7:00pm - 8:15pm
Olathe Indian Creek
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: Event Space - Full (East+West)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Live at the Library
Event Details:
Nashville-based Dana Cooper is a poetic songwriter, an insightful storyteller, and a rousing musician whose performances engage and inspire audiences around the world. About the artist: Dana’s lifelong passion & devotion to music began at age ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Pumpkin Table Runner

10:00am - 1:00pm
Olathe Indian Creek
Registration
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: Event Space - East
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Makerspace
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Create a pumpkin table runner with machine appliqued stars and hand stitching details. Completed runner will be 40.25 inches x 12 inches. Supplies needed: Quarter yard of at least three different fall-themed fabrics to create the pumpkins ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Free Meals for 18 & Under

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Olathe Temporary Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Temporary Downtown
Room: First Christian Church - Fellowship Hall
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Teens
Event Details:
Meals will be available in grab-and-go packaging only and participants will not be able to eat on-site. Parent/Guardians and babysitters may pick up meals for their children. Equal opportunity provider. Sponsored by Friends of the Library,&nb...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Ambassadors

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Olathe Indian Creek
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: Indian Creek Board Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Teen Clubs

Ambassadors work side-by-side with library staff, attend community events, help plan teen programs and network and collaborate with students, community leaders and organizations to spread the word about the library and teen services. Ambassadors meet once a month and as needed for events. Please fill out the teen volunteer application if you have not already done so at olathelibrary.org/teenvolunteer

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Acoustic Jam Session with Greg Blake

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Olathe Indian Creek
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: Children / Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Live at the Library
Event Details:
Bring your instrument and jam with us, share a song, or just listen. Bluegrass artist Greg Blake, lead vocalist and guitarist for the band The Special Consensus, will lead the jam session.    ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Circle Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Olathe Indian Creek
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: Children / Program Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Practice early literacy and developmental skills with stories, songs and action rhymes. For 2 years and under with an adult. Space is limited.   ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Family Storytime

10:15am - 10:45am
Olathe Indian Creek
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: Children / Program Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Family
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.  Stories will be geared to 3 to 5 year olds, but all are welcome. The 11:00 am session is a repeat of 10:15 am. Tuesday and Thursday stories will be the same.  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Family Storytime

11:00am - 11:30am
Olathe Indian Creek
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: Children / Program Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Family
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.  Stories will be geared to 3 to 5 year olds, but all are welcome. The 11:00 am session is a repeat of 10:15 am. Tuesday and Thursday stories will be the same.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Anime Club

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Olathe Indian Creek
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Teen Clubs

Can’t get enough anime and manga? Meet up and share manga drawings, watch anime, learn about Japanese culture and talk about manga and anime. We’ll serve refreshments, which may include Japanese treats.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Free Meals for 18 & Under

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Olathe Temporary Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Temporary Downtown
Room: First Christian Church - Fellowship Hall
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Teens
Event Details:
Meals will be available in grab-and-go packaging only and participants will not be able to eat on-site. Parent/Guardians and babysitters may pick up meals for their children. Equal opportunity provider. Sponsored by Friends of the Library,&nb...
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Tween Gaming in the Zone

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Olathe Indian Creek
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: The Zone
Age Group: Elementary, Teens
Program Type: Just for Fun
Event Details:
Play video games on the Xbox, PS5 and the Nintendo Switch. For 4th - 8th graders.    ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Olathe Public Library Foundation "A Taste of Literacy"

5:30pm - 8:30pm
Olathe Indian Creek
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: Event Space - Full (East+West)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author Visit, Fundraiser
Event Details:
  New York Times Bestselling Author and sportswriter, Joe Posnanski, will talk about his love of libraries and his forthcoming book, Why We Love Baseball, a countdown of the greatest, funniest, wildest and most legendary moment...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Dungeons & Dragons 5e: Candlekeep Mysteries

2:30pm - 4:30pm
Olathe Temporary Downtown
Registration
Library Location: Olathe Temporary Downtown
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Just for Fun
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Play one of the world’s greatest tabletop roleplaying games! We’ll build level 1 characters in our first session, then explore the vast collection of books – and the mysteries they contain - in the greatest library in the Forgotten Realms. This campa...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Location: Online
Age Group: Teens
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
For high school students who are more than your average bookworm, sign up for a subscription box containing a free book, book-related swag, and other goodies. October's theme is TeenTober and the chosen book is Break by Hannah Moskowitz.  Reg...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Location: Online
Age Group: Teens
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
For middle school students who are more than your average bookworm, sign up for a subscription box containing a free book, book-related swag, and other goodies. October's theme is TeenTober and the chosen book is Swordbird by Nancy Yi Fan.  R...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

American Red Cross Blood Drive

12:30pm - 6:30pm
Olathe Indian Creek
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: Event Space - Full (East+West)
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
Give blood and save a life. Appointments can be made at https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/donation-time ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Free Meals for 18 & Under

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Olathe Temporary Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Temporary Downtown
Room: First Christian Church - Fellowship Hall
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Teens
Event Details:
Meals will be available in grab-and-go packaging only and participants will not be able to eat on-site. Parent/Guardians and babysitters may pick up meals for their children. Equal opportunity provider. Sponsored by Friends of the Library,&nb...