September Programs


Friday, September 2
9:00 a.m. -  8:30 p.m. @ Indian Creek
  (13511 S. Mur-Len Rd. - Suite 129)

We're back!!  Join us for a special celebration as the Indian Creek Library re-opens at a new temporary location - 13511 S. Mur-Len Rd. - Suite 129.  There will be festivities throughout the day.  Drop by and check out new space.  Watch for more details..

PRESCHOOL DANCE PARTY - For ages 5 & younger with adult

Friday, September 2
10:30 a.m. @ Indian Creek

Let's dance! Come shake, shimmy, and dance up a storm at our preschool dance party, featuring favorite songs from our children's music collection.  No registration, but space is limited.  Tickets will be handed out on a first come, first served basis starting 30 minutes before the program.  Program will last 20 - 30 minutes.

HOMESCHOOL LEGO CLUB - For homeschoolers ages 5 - 11 (grades K - 5th)
*Registration required

Tuesday, September 6   *Registration begins Monday, August 29
1:30 p.m. @ Downtown

Join us for our Homeschool LEGO Club for homeschoolers! Each month we'll have a new theme, and you can have fun building with bricks provided by the library. Program will last about 45 minutes.

KIDS CODE WITH SCRATCH - For 3rd - 5th grade
*Registration required

Monday, September 12   *Registration begins Tuesday, September 6
4:30 p.m. @ Downtown

Make something from Scratch, a computer programming language designed for kids!  Children in third through fifth grade will work together to create various projects, such as simple animations.  Program will last about an hour.

MAKE A MEMORY BOX - For K - 5th grade

Thursday, September 15
4:00 - 4:45 p.m. @ Downtown

Drop in to create a personalized memory box perfect for storing your small treasures and mementos, and learn about the Santa Fe Trail.  Program is inspired by the American Girl character Josefina and is presented in conjunction with Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.  No registration but supplies are limited.  Come and go as you please.

READ. MAKE. PLAY. - For ages 2 - 5 with adult

Friday, September 16
1:30 p.m. @ Indian Creek

Monday, September 19
1:30 p.m. @ Downtown

Chidlren, and the adults who bring them, will listen to a story and then explore STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) concepts related to that story.  Possibilities are endless!  We may craft a paper taco, use science to explore colors, play with slime, or build a house.  No registration but space is limited.  Tickets will handed out 15 minutes before each program begins.  Program will last about an hour.

BAG OF LEGO CHALLENGE - For K - 5th grade

Saturday, September 17
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. @ Indian Creek

Are you a master builder?  Come to the library and see what you can build out of a mystery bag of LEGO bricks.  There could be spaceships, ocean animals, wherever your imagination takes you.  Bring a friend!  No registration.  Come and go as you please.


Monday, September 19
6:30 - 8:00 p.m. @ Indian Creek

Come play chess with a worthy opponent at our Family Chess Nights.  Boards and equipment will be provided.  All ages and playing levels welcome, but kindergartners and younger must be accompanied by an adult.  No registration.

*Registration required

Wednesday, September 21   *Registration begins Monday, August 29
4:30 p.m. @ Indian Creek

Are you a kid in kindergarten through 5th grade who loves building with LEGO bricks?  Be a part of our monthly Afterschool LEGO Club.  Each month we'll introduce a different theme, turn you loose on the library's LEGO collection to build something awesome, then let you show off your creation before you leave.  Program will last about hour.  
PARENTS:  To allow as many children as possible to experience LEGO Club, please sign up your child for only one LEGO Club session per calendar month.

FISH TALES @ STAGECOACH PARK - For ages 5 & younger with adult

Friday, September 23
9:30 a.m. at Stagecoach Park by the Olathe Community Center
, 1205 E. Kansas City Road, Olathe, KS

Come to Stagecoach Park by the Olathe Community Center for a free 30 minute storytime.  The Olathe Public Library and the Olathe Community Center present a morning of stories, songs and play.  In case of bad weather, the storytime will be held inside the community center (1205 E. Kansas City Road).  No registration required for the storytime.  For a small fee you can stay for a special Me & Mini Me Swim.  For more information on this program please call the Olathe Community Center at (913) 971-8563.

JUNIOR MAKERS:  FLIP BOOKS - For 1st - 5th grade
*Registration required

Wednesday, September 28   *Registration begins Monday, September 19
4:30 p.m. @ Downtown

Do you enjoy making things?  Join us for the Junior Makers program, where you will have the chance to create.  This month's session will feature flip books.  Program will last 45 minutes to an hour.

FAIRY TALE FUN - For all ages

Friday, September 30
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. @ Downtown

Calling all princes and princesses!  Join us for fun and games in a fairy tale land.  Costumes are encouraged!  Kindergartners and younger must be accompanied by an adult.  No registration.  Come and go as you please.