All Events & Activities: anytime, any location, kids

Friday, December 11, 2015

Piccadilly Productions delivers a sweet, family-friendly show featuring Belinda Baker, who makes a special wish as she bakes a boy made of gingerbread. He, in turn, makes himself a sister, and silliness ensues. All ages.

Saturday, December 12, 2015
10:30am @ Central Library

Register for this event on the KCDML website.

Young and aspiring makers are invited to a day of digital building and storytelling.

Activities include 3-D design and building, stop motion animation, LEGO construction, and recreating several local landmarks in Minecraft. Participants of all skill levels have five hours to complete a project, guided by representatives from the Library’s Department of Youth & Family Engagement and Kansas City Digital Media Lab, Science City, Urban TEC, and aSTEAM Village. Made possible by the Kansas City Digital Inclusion Fund. Ages 9-18.

Saturday, December 12, 2015
1:30pm @ Waldo Branch

Kids Team up for Art! Local professional artists will team up with young artists to create a work of art to be displayed at our branch. Participation is FREE! Kids 6-12 are welcome to attend.

Saturday, December 12, 2015
1:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Children in kindergarten through eighth grade are encouraged to tap their creative energies with artists from the Westport Center for the Arts. For artists age 5-14.

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Sister Act Face Painting can literally paint a smile (or a butterfly or a dragon) on kids’ faces during this holiday celebration. Children can enjoy craft time, and Santa Claus will make an appearance. All ages.

Sunday, December 13, 2015

The holiday season is a great time to explore traditional celebrations from other cultures around the world. Learn about holidays in places such as Somalia, Mexico, Chad, and Ireland through games, crafts, activities, and more! All ages.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Come join us for thirty minutes of fun stories, songs, and learning activities!

Please note that the Library does not open until 10 a.m., but story time attendees will be allowed in early for the 9:30 a.m. program.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015
10:00am @ Westport Branch

Come join us for lots of great stories, songs, fun learning activities and even a short movie - all geared for three and four-year-olds.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015
10:00am @ Central Library

Join us every Tuesday on the second floor! It's a great time to talk, sing, read, write and play! All ages welcome.

Parking is free.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

A friendless girl who is teased for being different runs away from her village in tears and finds herself having a conversation with a very unusual tree, who tells a story of how his differences not only saved his life, they helped him see that he is not so very different after all.

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