Classes & Workshops

Upcoming events

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Elementary-age kids are invited to join us each Tuesday at 1:00 to learn a little bit about a fun skill or hobby that maybe they haven’t tried before! We have experts from the community here to teach you the basics! Naturalists from Johnson County...

Tweens Kids Families Classes & Workshops

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 2:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

This encore How-To Tuesday program is for intended for individuals who are neurodivergent their families to enjoy the library together in a neutral environment. Elementary-age kids are invited to join us each Tuesday at 1:00 to learn a little bit...

Tweens Kids Families Classes & Workshops

Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 4:00pm

Digital Media Lab

Roughly translated as "cuteness," kawaii describes the Japanese cultural trend of celebrating all things adorable - think Hello Kitty, Pikachu, and even emojis. Join children's librarian Casey for a tutorial and experiment with...

Tweens Arts & Crafting Classes & Workshops
Intro to Coding with Python, part 2

Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 7:00pm

Digital Media Lab

You know some programming basics, but what can you do with them? In this class, the second part of this coding series, you’ll apply what you’ve learned to making a simple quiz game. Along with practicing using the basics, you’ll learn some new...

Adults Teens Classes & Workshops Science & Technology
To-Do Apps and Websites

Friday, August 12, 2022 - 10:30am

Online

Do you love organization and thrive on planners, calendars, and checklists? Or could your current method of scattered notes and vague memories use some help? Join us to learn about some of the apps and websites that can help you get organized....

Adults Teens Classes & Workshops Science & Technology
Intro to TikTok

Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 7:00pm

Digital Media Lab

TikTok, the social media network where people post their short videos, just achieved 1 billion users worldwide! In this “how to” session, you’ll learn about the basics of the Tiktok app and how to create your first simple TikTok. Topics covered...

Adults Classes & Workshops Science & Technology
Tour of the Digital Media Lab

Thursday, August 25, 2022 - 5:30pm

Digital Media Lab

Are you interested in learning more about what you can do in the library's Digital Media Lab? Join us for a tour of the space! Get a run-down of the equipment and software that's here for your creative and digitization projects. Creative projects...

Adults Teens Classes & Workshops Science & Technology

Thursday, August 25, 2022 - 6:00pm

Meeting Room E

Get one-on-one help with your writing from Kirkwood Community College writing faculty at the Community Writing Center. Resumes, applications, op-eds, reports, essays, legal documents, creative writing of all types— all writing is welcome! Walk-in 20...

Adults Teens Classes & Workshops

Thursday, August 25, 2022 - 7:00pm

Online

"I don't know what I think until I write it down." - Joan Didion Are you the same? Let's gather on Zoom for another session of guided journaling where everyone is welcome, whether you regularly write in a journal, haven't done it in years, or never...

Adults Teens Classes & Workshops

Friday, August 26, 2022 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Join us for a special Babywearing Salsa Program! With your little one snuggled in close in a baby carrier, learn basic Salsa dancing steps and have fun dancing to the music while you bond with your baby. Please bring a baby carrier if you have one....

Babies Families Classes & Workshops Music Storytimes