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  1. Emporia Public Library Adult Summer Reading Passport

    May 25, 2017 - July 24, 2017 @ Emporia Public Library

    Adults, visit the public service desk on the 2nd floor to obtain your Summer Reading Passport. It’s simple: Read six books, visit the six locations in downtown Emporia listed on the passport, and turn in your passport for a prize and to be entered into a drawing for a grand prize at the end of summer!

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  2. Emporia Public Library Your Leadership Edge

    May 25, 2017 - July 24, 2017 @ Emporia Public Library

    Learn more about the Kansas Leadership Center (KLC) and how the KLC leadership principles are equipping people to lead all over the state! Access the Your Leadership Edge website at the library for free. Participate in group video chats lead by KLC instructors throughout the summer. Check out a copy of “Your Leadership Edge” by Ed O’Malley and Amanda Cebula. Ask at the public service desk on the 2nd floor about how you can participate in the Your Leadership Edge library program and be eligible for prizes!

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  3. Emporia Public Library Kids' Koncert: Jim Cosgrove aka "Mr. Stinky Feet"

    June 7, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Emporia Public Library Courtyard

    Back by popular demand, Mr. Stinky Feet returns with his interactive and high-energy music. He loves to make kids laugh!

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  4. The American Red Cross Blood Drive

    June 7, 2017, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Emporia Presbyterian Church’s West Campus

    Donors can make an appointment by calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visiting All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental consent in some states), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.

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  5. Emporia Public Library Young Adult Program:

    June 7, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Emporia Public Library

    Join other teen readers for a chance to share what you’re reading this summer! We will meet every Wednesday from May 31st to July 19th (except July 5th) in the Young Adult Department on the 2nd floor.

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  6. Emporia Farmers Market

    June 7, 2017, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ 7th Avenue between Merchant and Commercial

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  7. Design with a Splash of Juice (Paisley Daisies)

    June 7, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Emporia Arts Center

    Paint and juice, what could be more fun? This kid-focused painting class is geared for parent and child. Fee includes all your supplies and easy-to-follow instruction. Adults without kids are welcome too. Juice Provided!

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  8. Evening Book Discussion

    June 7, 2017, 6:30 PM @ Emporia Public Library

    Group book discussion for "To Leave a Shadow" by Michael D. Graves. Refreshments provided by the library.

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