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This event is in the "Adults" group.

First Impressions

10:00am - 2:00pm
Online
Library Location: Online
Room: Discord
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
When looking for a job, you always want to put your best foot forward. Sign up to receive personalized help polishing your resume or cover letter, or get some tips for your next interview. Then join us on the First Impressions Discord server to work ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Location: Online
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books
Event Details:
Do you want to write magic realism and need to know the nitty-gritty of the 19th century? Or maybe you’re incorporating sea monsters into Jane Austen and wondering just what is the etiquette for carrying a sword to a soirée? Or maybe your opus is a g...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Grupo de conversación en español

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Online
Library Location: Online
Room: Discord
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
Join us to practice your Spanish conversation skills in a voice chat on Discord! This program is conducted in Spanish. Native Spanish speakers are welcome. Join us on Discord: https://discord.gg/sMKawfQ ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Early Literacy Fun

9:00am - 9:15am
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: Lunch To Go

11:00am - 12:30pm
Olathe Temporary Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Temporary Downtown
Room: First Christian Church - Fellowship Hall
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Teens
Program Type: Health
Event Details:
Free lunches to go will be distributed to youth 18 & under only. Food will only be available in grab-and-go packaging to avoid congregating. To prioritize social distancing, youth are not allowed to eat on site. Limit one meal per day per child. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

American Red Cross Blood Drive

1:00pm - 7:00pm
Olathe Indian Creek
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: Event Space - 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 "Teens" group.

Teen Ambassadors

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Online
Library Location: Online
Age Group: Teens
Event Details:
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 will...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Gaming Club

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Online
Library Location: Online
Room: Discord
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games
Event Details:
Want to play some games with your friends and others while at home? We will play games like Jackbox and others online via Discord. Program Platform: Discord https://discordapp.com/ (You will need to have or create an account.) Friend: OPLTeensIC#2...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Adult D&D

4:00pm - 8:00pm
Online
Library Location: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games
Event Details:
Are you ready for adventure? If you’ve ever wanted to try Dungeons and Dragons, or if you’re a seasoned role-player looking for something new, join us for a short game of 5th edition on Roll20. There will be pre-generated character sheets available, ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Location: Online
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Children, Elementary, Family
Program Type: Books
Event Details:
Join Miss Rosemary as she reads aloud from Phineas L. MacGuire... Gets Slimed! by Frances O’Roark Dowell. She’ll read aloud a couple of chapters each night until the book is finished. When his new best friend, Ben, decides to run for class preside...
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: Lunch To Go

11:00am - 12:30pm
Olathe Temporary Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Temporary Downtown
Room: First Christian Church - Fellowship Hall
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Teens
Program Type: Health
Event Details:
Free lunches to go will be distributed to youth 18 & under only. Food will only be available in grab-and-go packaging to avoid congregating. To prioritize social distancing, youth are not allowed to eat on site. Limit one meal per day per child. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Dungeons & Dragons Club

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Online
Library Location: Online
Room: Discord
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games
Event Details:

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.

Missing D&D time with friends? Come play with us using the virtual RPG tabletop Roll20.net. All you need to join is a Discord and Roll20.net account. Never played before and want to get started? We can help! Program platforms: Discord http...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Location: Online
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Create
Event Details:
Have you ever marveled at the intricacy of handmade quilts, but been intimidated by the work involved? In this program series on Zoom, we’ll teach you how to plan and sew a Disappearing Hourglass quilt. Create something that might just become a belov...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Location: Online
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Children, Elementary, Family
Program Type: Books
Event Details:
Join Miss Rosemary as she reads aloud from Phineas L. MacGuire... Gets Slimed! by Frances O’Roark Dowell. She’ll read aloud a couple of chapters each night until the book is finished. When his new best friend, Ben, decides to run for class preside...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Safe Sitter® Essential Babysitting and CPR Classes

10:00am - 5:00pm
Olathe Indian Creek
Registration
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: Children / Program Room
Age Group: Teens
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
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.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Yoga for Preschoolers

10:30am - 11:00am
Online
Library Location: Online
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Family
Program Type: Health
Event Details:
Join Miss Allison as she leads a simple yoga routine appropriate for preschoolers and their families. Yoga should be done on a non-slip surface in bare feet or with non-skid socks. 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: Lunch To Go

11:00am - 12:30pm
Olathe Temporary Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Temporary Downtown
Room: First Christian Church - Fellowship Hall
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Teens
Program Type: Health
Event Details:
Free lunches to go will be distributed to youth 18 & under only. Food will only be available in grab-and-go packaging to avoid congregating. To prioritize social distancing, youth are not allowed to eat on site. Limit one meal per day per child. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book Munch Midday via Zoom

1:00pm - 2:30pm
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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Location: Online
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Children, Elementary, Family
Program Type: Books
Event Details:
Join Miss Rosemary as she reads aloud from Phineas L. MacGuire... Gets Slimed! by Frances O’Roark Dowell. She’ll read aloud a couple of chapters each night until the book is finished. When his new best friend, Ben, decides to run for class preside...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Grant Peeples: Poetry & Songs

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online
Library Location: Online
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Music
Event Details:
Join us for poetry and songs from Grant Peeples. Presented on Facebook Live. Grant Peeples, a 2014 recipient of the Focus Foundation Award for Creative Excellence, for the “humor, compassion and wisdom of his songs,” as well as their "unflinching ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Preschool Storytime on Facebook Live

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: Lunch To Go

11:00am - 12:30pm
Olathe Temporary Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Temporary Downtown
Room: First Christian Church - Fellowship Hall
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Teens
Program Type: Health
Event Details:
Free lunches to go will be distributed to youth 18 & under only. Food will only be available in grab-and-go packaging to avoid congregating. To prioritize social distancing, youth are not allowed to eat on site. Limit one meal per day per child. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Anime Club

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Online
Library Location: Online
Room: Kosmi
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:

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.

Can’t get enough anime and manga? Meet up online to watch some anime on Kosmi. For 6th - 12th graders. https://app.kosmi.io/room/4pjepb (No personal account needed.) ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Location: Online
Room: Facebook
Age Group: Children, Elementary, Family
Program Type: Books
Event Details:
Join Miss Rosemary as she reads aloud from Phineas L. MacGuire... Gets Slimed! by Frances O’Roark Dowell. She’ll read aloud a couple of chapters each night until the book is finished. When his new best friend, Ben, decides to run for class preside...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Lit Chat

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Online
Library Location: Online
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books, Create
Event Details:
If you are an insatiable reader, an avid writer or have a burning love of literature, Teen Lit Chat is the space for you! Gather for monthly themed literature activities, writing prompts or just to chat about the books you’re currently reading for sc...
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: Lunch To Go

11:00am - 12:30pm
Olathe Temporary Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Temporary Downtown
Room: First Christian Church - Fellowship Hall
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Teens
Program Type: Health
Event Details:
Free lunches to go will be distributed to youth 18 & under only. Food will only be available in grab-and-go packaging to avoid congregating. To prioritize social distancing, youth are not allowed to eat on site. Limit one meal per day per child. ...