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Meet & Eat Afterschool & Homework Help

February 24, 2020
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Olathe Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Downtown
Room: Prairie Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Teens
Event Details:
When school is in session, join us for Meet & Eat Afterschool and Homework Help. Free meals are only for those 18 & under but adults may accompany children. Kindergartners and younger must be supervised. Meals must be consumed on-site. E...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Junior Makers: Make a Musical Instrument

February 24, 2020
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Olathe Downtown
Registration
Library Location: Olathe Downtown
Room: Children's Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Program Type: Create, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Explore STEAM and create something new each session. This session, make a musical instrument. For 1st–5th graders.    ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Hot Picks Movie Night: Midway

February 24, 2020
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Olathe Indian Creek
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: Event Space - East
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Event Details:
If you’ve ever been on the holds list for a DVD for months on end, or can never seem to catch the one you want from the Hot Picks shelf, this is for you! Skip the line by joining us for a screening of a recently released DVD on the last Monday of the...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Stretch & Restore

February 25, 2020
9:30am - 10:15am
Olathe Indian Creek
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: Event Space - East
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health
Event Details:
Join Tina Duer for Stretch and Restore, a passive practice in which poses are held for 1-3 minutes at a time or longer. This practice focuses on deep stretching and restorative poses to improve mental clarity and offer deep relaxation. Most postures ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

BLT Mini-Bootcamp

February 25, 2020
10:15am - 10:45am
Olathe Indian Creek
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: Event Space - West
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health
Event Details:
Join an Olathe Community Center instructor for a workout that will strengthen and tone the core area of the body, including your abs, back and behind! Parents, children may attend On My OwnStorytime (3-5-year-olds) while you enjoy this program on all...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

On My Own Storytime

February 25, 2020
10:15am - 10:45am
Olathe Indian Creek
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: Children / Program Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays geared towards preschoolers. For 3–5-year-olds. Children are expected to attend by themselves. Tickets will be handed out beginning 15 minutes before the program.

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 Afterschool & Homework Help

February 25, 2020
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Olathe Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Downtown
Room: Prairie Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Teens
Event Details:
When school is in session, join us for Meet & Eat Afterschool and Homework Help. Free meals are only for those 18 & under but adults may accompany children. Kindergartners and younger must be supervised. Meals must be consumed on-site. E...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Dungeons & Dragons Club

February 25, 2020
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Olathe Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Downtown
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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Seedling Pots

February 25, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Olathe Indian Creek
Registration
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: Event Space - West
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Create
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Make environmentally friendly seed-starting pots and dream of summer. Forget about the cold and get ready for your 2020 garden. We’ll make pots from recycled newspapers, which are biodegradable, economical and provide mulch for young plants. Once see...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Evening Storytime

February 25, 2020
7:00pm - 7:30pm
Olathe Indian Creek
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: Children / Program Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Bring the whole family for an evening storytime. Stories, songs and fingerplays will be geared towards preschoolers and kindergartners but siblings and parents are welcome. Please note: stories will be the same as On My Own Storytime. For 3-year-olds to Kindergartners and their families.

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

Baby Rhyme Time

February 26, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Olathe Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Downtown
Room: Children's Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

This lap-sit program introduces your infant to the sound and rhythm of language as well as basic concepts through rhymes, songs, fingerplays and a simple book. Caregiver interaction is encouraged. Duration: 20–25 minutes. For newborns–24 months + caregiver. Tickets will be handed out beginning 15 minutes before the program.

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

Toddler Time

February 26, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Olathe Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Downtown
Room: Children's Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and short storybooks that build early literacy skills. Caregiver interaction is encouraged. Duration: 20-25 minutes. For 18-36 months + caregiver. Tickets will be handed out beginning 15 minutes before the program.

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

Baby Rhyme Time

February 26, 2020
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Olathe Indian Creek
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: Children / Program Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

This lap-sit program introduces your infant to the sound and rhythm of language as well as basic concepts through rhymes, songs, fingerplays and a simple book. Caregiver interaction is encouraged. Duration: 20–25 minutes. For newborns–24 months + caregiver. Tickets will be handed out beginning 15 minutes before the program.

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

Toddler Time

February 26, 2020
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Olathe Indian Creek
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: Children / Program Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and short storybooks that build early literacy skills. Caregiver interaction is encouraged. Duration: 20-25 minutes. For 18-36 months + caregiver. Tickets will be handed out beginning 15 minutes before the program.

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 Afterschool & Homework Help

February 26, 2020
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Olathe Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Downtown
Room: Prairie Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Teens
Event Details:
When school is in session, join us for Meet & Eat Afterschool and Homework Help. Free meals are only for those 18 & under but adults may accompany children. Kindergartners and younger must be supervised. Meals must be consumed on-site. E...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Bookworms Book Club (3rd - 5th Grade)

February 26, 2020
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Olathe Downtown
Registration
Library Location: Olathe Downtown
Room: Children's Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary
Program Type: Books
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:

Children will receive their own copy of the chosen title to read before the program. Then, we’ll meet to talk about the book and complete a craft or activity related to the story. Snacks provided. Books may be picked up Downtown. Duration: about an hour. For 3rd–5th graders.

February: Frindle by Andrew Clements   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Finer Things Club

February 26, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Olathe Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Downtown
Room: Children's Storytime Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:
Would you like to return to another age of refinement and civility? Join us on the last Wednesday of the month to discuss books, art, music and culture from the past over refreshments. Choose a book, CD, or DVD from our curated lists of library mater...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Baby Rhyme Time

February 27, 2020
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:

This lap-sit program introduces your infant to the sound and rhythm of language as well as basic concepts through rhymes, songs, fingerplays and a simple book. Caregiver interaction is encouraged. Duration: 20–25 minutes. For newborns–24 months + caregiver. Tickets will be handed out beginning 15 minutes before the program.

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

Family & Daycare Storytime

February 27, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Olathe Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Downtown
Room: Children's Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Storytime
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Toddler Time

February 27, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Olathe Indian Creek
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: Children / Program Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and short storybooks that build early literacy skills. Caregiver interaction is encouraged. Duration: 20-25 minutes. For 18-36 months + caregiver. Tickets will be handed out beginning 15 minutes before the program.

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

On My Own Storytime

February 27, 2020
10:15am - 10:45am
Olathe Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Downtown
Room: Children's Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:

Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays geared towards preschoolers. For 3–5-year-olds. Children are expected to attend by themselves. Tickets will be handed out beginning 15 minutes before the program.

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 Afterschool & Homework Help

February 27, 2020
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Olathe Downtown
Library Location: Olathe Downtown
Room: Prairie Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK, Elementary, Teens
Event Details:
When school is in session, join us for Meet & Eat Afterschool and Homework Help. Free meals are only for those 18 & under but adults may accompany children. Kindergartners and younger must be supervised. Meals must be consumed on-site. E...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Movie Thursday

February 27, 2020
4:00pm - 6:30pm
Olathe Indian Creek
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: Teen Zone
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Entertainment, Movies
Event Details:

Calling all movie enthusiasts! Join us to watch movies—new, old, classic and cult classic—there will be room for variety! Eat snacks, hang out with friends and come ready with suggestions for what we should watch next!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Laser Engraving with the Rotary Attachment

February 27, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Olathe Indian Creek
Registration
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: The Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Create
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Learn to use the rotary attachment by engraving round glass, painted cups or jars. All materials provided or bring your own artwork, glass or jar if you have a project in mind. This class is designed to build on the Intro to Laser Engraving program, ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Film Screening: The Tree

February 27, 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Olathe Indian Creek
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: Event Space - Full (East+West)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Event Details:
Selected by 23 film festivals around the country and the winner of five Best Feature and Audience Choice awards, The Tree follows three days in the life of 88-year-old Dorothy Thorp as she drives from Kansas to Indiana on US Route 40 to reunite with ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth to PreK" group.

Baby Book Explorers

February 28, 2020
9:30am - 10:15am
Olathe Downtown
Registration
Library Location: Olathe Downtown
Room: Children's Storytime Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Program Type: Books, Storytime
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:

Explore early literacy skills with your baby through reading and play. We’ll read a board book together and your child will get a copy to keep. Each session concludes with free play and exploration of sensory manipulatives. Older siblings are welcome to attend. Duration: 45 minutes. For newborns–24 months + a caregiver.

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

Tummy Time

February 28, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Olathe Indian Creek
Library Location: Olathe Indian Creek
Room: Children / Program Room
Age Group: Children, Birth to PreK
Event Details:
Working on daily tummy time with your baby? Come try out different Tummy Time stations designed to help you and your baby with this much needed developmental activity. OPL’s Early Literacy Librarian will be on-hand for demonstrations and tips. This ...