Archive for Friday, May 6, 2022

Tonganoxie Public Library Corner: Wizard of Oz project for adults; Pokemon party; farmer’s market returning; community garden spaces available; plant exchange draws around 70

Tonganoxie Public Library, 217 E. Fourth St.

Tonganoxie Public Library, 217 E. Fourth St.

May 6, 2022

Wizard of Oz art project for adults

Adults and anyone over the age of 14 can take part in a colorful art project this week.

The event will be 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Participants will create a yellow brick road and rainbow art project that includes silhouettes of the characters from the Wizard of Oz.

The background is a printed page from the book. An example can be seen on the library’s website at

Registration is required by calling the library at 913-845-3281.

Pokemon party

The library’s Pokemon Club is going out with a bang May 10 with a party.

Youths can join in the fun at 3:45 p.m. that day with all kinds of Pokemon-related activities. The club is taking a short break during the summer but will pick back up later on in the year.

Farmer’s Market is returning

The Farmer’s Market is making a return to the library’s parking lot with its opening night on May 12.

The market will run on Thursday evenings throughout the growing season and into fall from 5-8 p.m. A variety of vendors and items can be found each week. Those who are interested in participating in the market as a vendor can contact the library for more information.

Community garden spaces available

The library is participating in a community garden again this year by utilizing the green space at the old library location on Bury Street.

The site has successfully had a community garden previously. The area has been fully tilled and water is now available. A compost pile is also being created on the site. Available plots are 10’x4’ and $20 to reserve. Those who are interested will pay at the library but will need to contact Arlee at to get more information and reserve a plot.

Plant exchange brings out about 70 people

Saturday’s inaugural annual plant exchange brought 72 people to the library. All but three plants went out during the exchange.


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