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Age
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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.

Meet & Eat To Go

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Olathe Temporary Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Temporary Downtown
Room: First Christian Church - Fellowship Hall
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Teens
Event Details:
Free meals to go will be distributed to youth 18 & under only. Food will only be available in grab-and-go packaging to avoid congregating. Parent/Guardians may pick up meals after bringing child(ren) and getting a verification card from staf...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Preschool Storytime on Facebook

10:15am - 10:45am
Online
Library Location: Online
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Join us on the Olathe Public Library Facebook page for a mini version of storytime. Miss Rosemary will share a book and an activity or song.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chair Yoga

12:00pm - 12:45pm
Olathe Indian Creek
Registration
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: Event Space - East
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Join an Olathe Community Center instructor in-person or on Zoom for this gentle yoga practice from the comfort of a chair. Great for those with limited mobility, or anyone looking for a low-impact way to re-center during a busy day. Registration only...
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.

Meet & Eat To Go

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Olathe Temporary Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Temporary Downtown
Room: First Christian Church - Fellowship Hall
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Teens
Event Details:
Free meals to go will be distributed to youth 18 & under only. Food will only be available in grab-and-go packaging to avoid congregating. Parent/Guardians may pick up meals after bringing child(ren) and getting a verification card from staf...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
Library Location: Online
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Program Type: Books
Event Details:
Join us for a Zoom chat with award-winning author Ben Guterson. Guterson will talk about his mysterious Winterhouse series and lead some interactive word games. Join Zoom Meeting:  https://zoom.us/j/96225218228?pwd=cE9nbkowWUJVUHppSzdpNG...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Location: Online
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health
Event Details:
Communicating well with your doctor is an important part of getting good medical care. We’ll learn about getting ready for a medical appointment, discussing sensitive topics, managing medications, choosing a doctor, and making decisions with your doc...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Location: Online
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books, Entertainment
Event Details:
Join local authors Rebecca Coffindaffer (Crownchasers), Tessa Gratton (Night Shine), Adib Khorram (Darius the Great Deserves Better), and Natalie C. Parker (Vampires Never Get Old) for a virtual discussion on art inspiring art. Join us on Zoom:&nb...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book Munch After Hours via Zoom

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Online
Library Location: Online
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books
Event Details:
Join us for an online version of the library’s longstanding Book Munch After Hours book group. There’s no requirement to read a particular book – we’ll all share what we’ve been reading. This is a very informal book group made up of people who simply...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Location: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 49
Event Details:
Join veteran dungeon master Jared Schmitz online on Roll20 to play "The Sinister Secret of Saltmarsh," a swashbuckling Dungeons & Dragons adventure featuring a haunted house, pirates, magic, and mayhem! This game is intended for new or newer play...
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.

Meet & Eat To Go

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Olathe Temporary Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Temporary Downtown
Room: First Christian Church - Fellowship Hall
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Teens
Event Details:
Free meals to go will be distributed to youth 18 & under only. Food will only be available in grab-and-go packaging to avoid congregating. Parent/Guardians may pick up meals after bringing child(ren) and getting a verification card from staf...
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Animal Crossing Days

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Online
Library Location: Online
Room: Discord
Age Group: Elementary, Teens
Program Type: Games
Event Details:
Looking for an island get away? Come visit the OPL library island in Animal Crossing New Horizons! Gather resources, sell items, and get cool library swag for you and your island. Join us for scavenger hunts, fishing and bug catching competitions, an...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

First Chapter Fridays

4:30pm - 4:45pm
Online
Library Location: Online
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Program Type: Books
Event Details:
Looking for a new book to read? Join Miss Rosemary each Friday as she shares the first chapter of a book for upper elementary age children. Want to read the rest? Check it out at the library! Presented via video on OPL's Facebook page.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Safe Sitter® Essential Babysitting and CPR Classes

10:00am - 4:30pm
Olathe Indian Creek
Registration
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: Children / Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Ready to take on the responsibility of babysitting? The best sitter is a Safe Sitter®! Take this fun class where you’ll learn how to handle emergencies when caring for young children. This in-person class will discuss information on how to set up a b...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Early Literacy Fun

9:30am - 9:45am
Online
Library Location: Online
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Join our children’s staff for an early literacy tip for caregivers, and a fun song or rhyme for their children. Presented via pre-recorded video on OPL's Facebook page. ...
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.

Meet & Eat To Go

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Olathe Temporary Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Temporary Downtown
Room: First Christian Church - Fellowship Hall
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Teens
Event Details:
Free meals to go will be distributed to youth 18 & under only. Food will only be available in grab-and-go packaging to avoid congregating. Parent/Guardians may pick up meals after bringing child(ren) and getting a verification card from staf...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Arty Party: Teen Craft Night

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Online
Registration
Library Location: Online
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Create, Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Get crafty every first and third Monday of the month with a night of art and creativity! Join Teen Team member and artist Kelly Darling to explore and express yourself through a variety of art mediums. Register to receive a a supply kit. Each session...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Enneagram 101

7:00pm - 8:15pm
Online
Registration
Library Location: Online
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
People are fascinating. Wouldn't you love to understand what makes them tick? Why we're motivated to do the things we do? The Enneagram is a system of personality that describes nine distinct ways of thinking, feeling, and acting in the world. This c...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Preschool Storytime on Facebook

10:15am - 10:45am
Online
Library Location: Online
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Join us on the Olathe Public Library Facebook page for a mini version of storytime. The storyteller will share a book and an activity or song.   ...
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.

Meet & Eat To Go

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Olathe Temporary Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Temporary Downtown
Room: First Christian Church - Fellowship Hall
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Teens
Event Details:
Free meals to go will be distributed to youth 18 & under only. Food will only be available in grab-and-go packaging to avoid congregating. Parent/Guardians may pick up meals after bringing child(ren) and getting a verification card from staf...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

DIY Glass Pebble Lanterns

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Olathe Indian Creek
Registration
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Create
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Make a spooky glass pebble lantern to light the autumn nights! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tuesday Tunes with Betse

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Online
Library Location: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Music
Event Details:

Bring your instrument and jam with us, share a song or just listen. Betse Ellis, a founding member of the Wilders, Betse & Clarke and Brushy Creek, leads the jam session. Expect fiddles, guitars, folk, blues and bluegrass.

Beste and Clarke will lead a sing and play-along from their home.  Message from Betse:  "For the time being, we will keep Tuesday Tunes online. But we have sure missed seeing your faces! That is why we are going to move our ...
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.

Meet & Eat To Go

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Olathe Temporary Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Temporary Downtown
Room: First Christian Church - Fellowship Hall
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Teens
Event Details:
Free meals to go will be distributed to youth 18 & under only. Food will only be available in grab-and-go packaging to avoid congregating. Parent/Guardians may pick up meals after bringing child(ren) and getting a verification card from staf...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
Library Location: Online
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Program Type: Books, Create
Event Details:
Join Miss Allison as she learns something new from a "How To" book from the Olathe Public Library Children's department. She'll include a review of the book and a hands-on demonstration. This month will feature How to Draw Pets by Mark Bergin. Pre...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Inktober for Teens

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Online
Library Location: Online
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Create
Event Details:
For Inktober 2020, draw-along with a local featured artist. Artists will give teens a step-by-step process to draw a design matching the Inktober theme of the day. Presented on OPL's Facebook Page. Visit Inktober’s official site for a ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: Event Space - Full (East+West)
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 44
Event Details:
Join the Olathe Historical Society for a special screening of their Emmy-award winning documentary Olathe: The City Beautiful. In each program, we will watch segments of the film and hear from local speakers who will share more of Olathe’s fascinatin...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Preschool Storytime on Facebook

10:15am - 10:45am
Online
Library Location: Online
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Join us on the Olathe Public Library Facebook page for a mini version of storytime. Miss Rosemary will share a book and an activity or song.   ...
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.

Meet & Eat To Go

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Olathe Temporary Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Temporary Downtown
Room: First Christian Church - Fellowship Hall
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Teens
Event Details:
Free meals to go will be distributed to youth 18 & under only. Food will only be available in grab-and-go packaging to avoid congregating. Parent/Guardians may pick up meals after bringing child(ren) and getting a verification card from staf...