All Events & Activities: anytime, any location, kids

All Library locations will be closed on Sunday, April 20, in observance of the Easter holiday.

Friday, May 2, 2014

Bring your little ones for a storytime with music and great books, followed by a fun activity for all to enjoy.


Friday, May 2, 2014

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!


Friday, May 2, 2014

Students from Kansas City’s Community School #1 will perform their play “The Clowns,” in which stories and songs celebrate friendship and working together.

Community School #1 is a small, independent elementary school built on the principles of academic excellence, responsible citizenship, and sense of community.

Appropriate for all ages.


Saturday, May 3, 2014

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with music, crafts, games, snacks, and more!


Sunday, May 4, 2014

Coterie Theatre Artists read from favorite children's books while the audience enjoys an opportunity to "jump into the story" and participate in an improvised story of their own making.

Appropriate for all ages, Dramatic Story Time programs take place one Sunday each month at 2 p.m. throughout the 2013-2014 school year, beginning October 6, 2013.


Tuesday, May 6, 2014

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


Tuesday, May 6, 2014

A child has a very difficult time getting Fred, the dog, to bed.


Tuesday, May 6, 2014
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.


Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Be sure to bring your little one for fun activities and playtime! This playgroup offers a chance to develop early literacy skills for children ages three months to five years old. Stop by anytime between 10:30-11:30am.

Various activities will be stationed around the room, allowing you to move at your child’s pace. We’ll incorporate The Every Child Ready to Read initiative’s five key areas of early reading skills that are indicators of future reading success: talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing.


Thursday, May 8, 2014

Authors Dav Pilkey and Dan Santat introduce young readers to the newly re-illustrated Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot book series – written by Pilkey and drawn by Santat.

Pilkey is the man behind the popular Captain Underpants and Super Diaper Baby series of children’s books. Santat, an award-winning author and illustrator, created the animated Disney Channel series The Replacements.

Books purchased during the event will be available for signing after the presentation.