Olathe news briefs for the week of Nov. 18

City Council
The Olathe City Council will next meet Tuesday, November 19, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber at City Hall for a regular session. Regular sessions are broadcast live on OGN (Comcast channel 7, AT&T channel 99 and on the City’s website). To see the complete agenda for this meeting, visit the City’s website at OlatheKS.org.  For a recap of the previous Council meeting, visit the City Clerk’s webpage.

Annual WinterFest and Mayor’s Tree Lighting December 6
It’s time to kick off the holiday season at the annual Olathe WinterFest, Friday, December 6 in the R.R. Osborne Plaza at Olathe City Hall.  The event runs from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and is highlighted by the Mayor’s Christmas Tree lighting.  The main stage will feature the arrival of Santa Claus, music groups from Olathe schools and a variety of local talent.  Food and warm beverages will be available for purchase.

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Olathe news briefs for the week of Oct. 14

City Council
The Olathe City Council will next meet Tuesday, October 15, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber at City Hall for a regular session. Regular sessions are broadcast live on OGN (Comcast channel 7, AT&T channel 99 and on the City’s website). To see the complete agenda for this meeting, visit the City’s website at OlatheKS.org.  For a recap of the previous Council meeting, visit the City Clerk’s webpage.

Olathe Public Library Volunteers Recognized
Last year alone, nearly 400 volunteers spent 10,540 hours serving at the two Olathe library locations, helping to continue providing a great customer experience.  On October 25th, the library is recognizing their dedication by hosting a volunteer dinner from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Prince of Peace Parish Hall, 16000 W. 143rd Street.  Youth volunteer certificates and the annual Nancy Quinlisk Chandler Award will be presented.  Volunteer RSVPs will be accepted until October 21, and there are three ways to register.  Library volunteers can call (913) 971-6879, email rpatterson@olatheks.org, or register on-line on the events page at www.olathelibrary.org. Continue reading

Olathe Library news briefs

Book Sale at the Olathe Farmer’s Market
Starting at 8 am, Saturday, June 22
Downtown Olathe – Poplar & Kansas

The Friends of the Olathe Public Library will have a booth at the Olathe Farmer’s Market .

Shop the selection of gardening books, cookbooks, leisure reading and much more. Also for sale – Friends insulated book bags for $6 each to carry around your fruits and vegetables and, of course, books!  Continue reading

Olathe Library events

Sing Along with Mr. Gregg & Miss Lisa
Thursday, May 9 @ 10:30 am
Olathe Public Library
For ages 3 – 5.  Get ready to sing & make some music with Mr. Gregg
and his guitar along with Miss Lisa.  Register by calling 913-971-6874.
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Microsoft Excel 2007
Thursday, May 9 @ 10 am
Indian Creek Branch Library
Small hands-on class for adults.  Must know how to use mouse and keyboard.
Register by calling 913-971-6888.
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How Many Bookworms are in the Library?
May 13 – 19 during library hours at both locations
Stop by and guess how many bookworms are celebrating
Chlldren’s Book Week!  For 5th grade & younger.

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