Ja nu ary 2014

Make a Terrarium
Saturday, January 11 @ 10:00-11:00 am
Here in the depth of winter, a little bit of green is what we all need. Come to the library and make your own little
garden. Jonah Nelson of Family Tree Nursery will lead us in making a beautiful terrarium for you to take home.
All the supplies and plants will be here. All you need to bring is your green thumb. Kids are welcome, but must
come with an adult. Registration is required and the class size is limited. Cost: $6.00
January 2014
1400 158th St
Basehor, KS 66007
(913) 724-2828
Adult Winter Reading Challenge
January 13th – March 14th
While our athletes are competing in the Winter Olympics in Russia, you can test your reading fitness from the comfort of your
armchair. Yep, it is time for our annual Adult Winter Reading Challenge. Read your way to the gold and win prizes while you
do. Our grand prize is a $100 gift certificate to Nebraska Furniture Mart. The Challenge starts January 13 th and runs through
March 14th. Come on in to the library for more details and to sign up!
Super Bowl Party Snacks
Saturday, January 25 @ 1:00-2:30 pm
Are you ready for some football?!? Or at least watching the game and spending time with friends while you munch on some
delicious goodies. Janice will share creative twists on some favorite Super Bowl appetizers, like Buffalo Chicken
and Blue Cheese Dip. Most of the recipes can be made ahead of time so you can relax and enjoy the party.
Class will also include a quick hands on lesson in making your own salsa and guacamole. Participants need
to bring a cutting board, knife and a small container to take home their own salsa. (Tastings and recipes
included). Class size is limited and registration is required. Class fee is $5.00.
Come to Story Time!
Our Family Loves To Read
Family Reading Together Challenge
February 1st – February 28th
Get the whole family involved in reading together this
February with the Basehor, Bonner Springs, Linwood, and
Tonganoxie public libraries! You can visit any
one of our four libraries starting January 21st
and receive a gift pack and activity log. We
have eight suggestions for fun family reading
activities. If you complete five of them and create
an “Our Family Loves to Read” valentine for display
in one of the libraries, you’ll be registered in a drawing for a
“Legends Family Fun Pack.” Watch for more details in any
one of the four libraries and get ready for the Family Reading
Together Challenge.
Brrrrr…. It’s cold outside but warm in the library. We will be
reading about animals, snow and bellybuttons. Bellybuttons? So,
if you are happy and you know it, drop by the library for
storytime and “clap your hands”.
Story Times will resume on Tuesday, January 7th.
 STORYtots (Babies - 2 yrs.)
Tuesday mornings @ 10:00-10:20 am
 STORYpals (2 & 3 yrs.)
Wednesday mornings @ 10:00-10:30 am
 STORYfriends (3 - 5 yrs.)
Thursday mornings @ 10:00-10:30 am
Paws to Listen - Read to a Dog!
Kindergarten-5th Grade
We are giving the dogs (and their owners) a well deserved
break for January. Our next session will be on Sunday,
February 2 from 2-3 pm.
Children ages 4-11 and an adult of their choice
Wednesday, January 29 @ 4:00-5:30 pm
Kindergarten-5th Grade
LEGO Club is on the last Wednesday of every month. We
provide the LEGOs and the children provide the imagination.
No registration.
are cordially invited to
Basehor Community Library’s
on Sunday the 26th of January
2:00-3:00 pm
To make your reservation,
please call the library at (913) 724-2828.
When making your reservation,
please include all the names of guests
attending the tea.
Flexible Book Club
T.A.G. Meeting
Thursday, January 2 @ 4:30-5:30 pm
Do you enjoy reading but like to choose your own books? This is
the club for you! Read whatever you like and come ready to eat
snacks and hear about books other teens have been reading. A
special bonus: Hear about our newest books first! Those who
come get first pick at all the new teen books!
Tuesday, January 14 @ 4:30-5:30 pm
Teen Advisory Group meets once a month
to plan and shape the teen program at
the library.
Video Game Night
Tuesday, January 7 @ 4:00-5:30 pm
Face off against other teens! Play Mario Kart or Rock Band on
our Xbox and Wii consoles. Feel like playing a different game?
Bring your own to share or bring your Nintendo DS to link with
other teens.
Teen Board Game Night
Thursday, January 9 @ 4:00-5:30 pm
Enjoy the ultimate retro-gaming! What do you
enjoy? Uno? Sorry? Clue? Choose from our selection
and bring your own!
Anime Club
Tuesday, January 21 @ 4:00-5:30 pm
Like anime? Join the club! Watch and
discuss anime with other fans.
Recycled Magazine Art
Thursday, January 23 @ 4:30-5:30 pm
It’s time to give old magazines a second chance at life… on your
wall. Fold magazine pages, cut out a design from construction
paper, and place in a frame for a very unique piece of artwork.
Coffee Klatch
Monday, January 13 @ 9:30-10:30 am
Come enjoy a cup of coffee (or tea!) and find out what other people
are reading and recommending, and maybe discover a title or two
you missed. Hope you can join us for a morning of coffee, good
books and conversation.
Knitting Time
Wednesday evenings @ 6:00-7:30 pm
Next Session: January 8 - February 12
Are you a very beginning knitter? Or maybe you
are looking for some advanced instruction. Here’s the knitting class
for you. Sue Weston will again be teaching her popular knitting
class. Each class is only $1.00 and Sue will provide the yarn. Please
bring your own needles (size 8, 9 or 10). Registration is required.
Please give the library a call or sign-up through our website.
Thursday Evening Book Club
Thursday, January 30 @ 6:30-8:00 pm
State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
In State of Wonder, pharmaceutical researcher Dr. Marina Singh sets
off into the Amazon jungle to find the remains and effects of a
colleague who recently died there under somewhat mysterious
circumstances. But first she must locate Dr. Anneck Swenson, a
renowned gynecologist who has spent years looking at the
reproductive habits of a local tribe where women can conceive well
into their middle ages and beyond. Eccentric and notoriously tough,
Swenson is being paid to find the key to this longstanding
childbearing ability by the same company for which
Dr. Singh works. Yet that isn’t their only
connection: both have an overlapping professional
past that Dr. Singh has long tried to forget. In
finding her former mentor, Dr. Singh must face her
own disappointments and regrets, along with the
jungle’s unforgiving humidity and insects, making
State of Wonder a multi-layered atmospheric novel that
is hard to put down. Patchett is one of today’s master storytellers.
Computer Class:
Introduction to E-Mail
Friday, January 31 @ 10:00-11:00 am
Talk on the phone? Write a letter? No, no, no! It is all email today. In this class we will create a Gmail account and
learn how to write, reply and forward an e-mail. Already have an email account and have a question or problem? Laura will do her best
to help, but be sure to bring your user name and password. The class
is free, but registration is required. This class is a repeat of last
November’s e-mail class. If you didn’t get all your questions
answered then (or have a new on!) please come again.
Monday evenings @ 5:30-8:00 pm
Friday afternoons @ 1:30-4:00 pm
Mahjongg, the ancient Chinese game played with tiles, is
sometimes compared to dominoes or the card game rummy.
The 4 Winds MJ League is now meeting twice a week here
at the library, Monday evenings and Friday afternoons.
Come whenever or as much as you want. They would love
to have you join them for fun and fellowship!
Please, only players who know how to play should come on
the regular game days. Mahjongg workshops are offered
Mahjongg Workshop
Monday, January 13 @ 3:00-5:00 pm
Monday evenings are dedicated to knowledgeable
Mahjongg players. If you would like to learn how to play or
refresh your skills, please come to a training workshop.
Suzie holds a training workshop on the second Monday of
each month. Come by yourself or bring a friend. Suzie will
work with you so you can join the fun on Monday evenings.
You must register so she will know how many tile sets to
bring. Cost: $6.00. A learning packet will be provided for
you to take home.
Yoga (is for Every Body!)
Monday mornings @ 9:30-10:30 am
Next 6-Week Session: January 27 - March 10
*There is no class Monday, January 20th.
A Deep Stretch class. Lengthen and strengthen your
muscles and develop flexibility. Must be able to get onto the
floor. Please bring a yoga set (block, strap & mat). Class fee
$55 or walk-ins welcome ($10.00 per session).
Registration is requested.
Thursday evenings @ 6:30-7:30 pm
PiYo is an on-going class. A combination of Yoga and
Pilates. For the beginning or advanced student. Please bring
a yoga mat with you. 10 class punch card ($45) or $5.00 per
class. No registration is required.
Zumba Gold
Friday mornings @ 9:00-10:00 am
Zumba Gold is an on-going class. This is the Zumba class
for the older adult or anyone new to Zumba. All the fun of
Zumba at a slower pace. 10 class punch card ($45) or $5.00
per class. No registration is required.
What Did You Get For Christmas?
Sunday, January 5 @ 2:00-3:00 pm
Did Santa bring you a cool gadget for Christmas, but left the instructions with the elves? Stop by the library and we’ll
help you figure it out. If you can’t make it on Sunday, don’t forget you can always Book-a-Librarian!
Social Security and Planning for
Thursday, January 23 @ 6:30 pm
Thinking about retiring? Cathy Bowen of Plus Accounting, Inc.
and Joe Perry of Perry and Trent, LLC will be at the library to
answer all your retirement questions. Cathy will give a general
overview of the Social Security program, how benefits are
calculated (including the impact of early retirement), working
after retiring, taxation of benefits and some strategies to
potentially increase your lifetime benefits. Joe will speak about
wills, living trusts and how the probate
process works. The class is free, but
registration is requested.
Books n’ Beverages Book Club
Thursday, January 9 @ 7:00 pm
Granite City at Legends
Join us for our Twenties n’ Thirties book
discussion of “Me Talk Pretty One Day” by
David Sedaris. We’ll meet at 7pm at Granite City
at Legends. Order drinks, have dinner, or just
snack on some appetizers. The book is
available at the front desk at the library. Since
we meet at a restaurant just let us know if you’d
like to attend (even if you haven’t
read the book). Contact Amy at the
Library if you have any questions.
Basehor Community Library
1400 158th St
Basehor, KS 66007
(913) 724-2828
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 Wednesday, January 1
Happy New Year!