All Events & Activities: anytime, any location, teens

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Looking to volunteer at your library? Stop by and find out the many ways you can participate to gain the volunteer hours you might need to graduate. We'll collaborate together to plan teen events at the library. Meetings are approximately 1 hour 15 min in length.


Thursday, July 24, 2014

Don’t miss this opportunity to combine crafts with technology. At this first event, we’ll learn embroidery basics and will design an image that incorporates a blinking light. Then on July 31 at the second event, we’ll sew LED gadgets into the design to complete our projects. Sign-up is required. Contact the Trails West branch to reserve a spot (816.701.3483).


Friday, July 25, 2014
5:00pm

Looking for the perfect card to complete your deck? Stop by the plaza library and trade, then put your best deck to the test!


Friday, July 25, 2014

After five weeks of drama classes, participants in the Young Actors Workshop need an audience.

Enjoy comedic and dramatic performances by children from ages 3-17 under the direction of John Mulvey, who holds a Bachelor of Theatre Arts degree from Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas.

Appropriate for all ages.


Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Teens will be discussing "Virals" by Kathy Reichs.

Copies of "Midwinterblood" by Marcus Sedgwick will be handed out for the next teen book club!


Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Recycled glass jars will be utilized to make candles in this workshop.


Thursday, July 31, 2014

Don’t miss this opportunity to combine crafts with technology. At this second event, we’ll continue with our projects by sewing LED gadgets into the design to complete it. Sign-up is required. Contact the Trails West branch to reserve a spot (816.701.3483).


Friday, August 1, 2014
5:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Looking for the perfect card to complete your deck? Stop by the plaza library and trade, then put your best deck to the test!


Saturday, August 2, 2014

Eric Litwin’s Pete the Cat series has generated sales of 1.5 million books. Now, the children’s author is turning his attention to nuts – a new series of picture books, The Nuts, featuring daughter Hazel, son Wally, and mama Imma.

Litwin appears at the Library in conjunction with the release of Bedtime at the Nut House. A singer and entertainer as well as a writer, he delivers a fully interactive performance that also will highlight the beloved Pete the Cat. Appropriate for all ages.

Co-sponsored by Reading Reptile.


Tuesday, August 5, 2014
6:00pm @ Plaza Branch

This month, teens are invited to a series of free films based on popular Young Adult novels.

In the Truman Forum at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.