All Events & Activities: anytime, any location, kids

Saturday, November 8, 2014
1:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Children in kindergarten through eighth grade are encouraged to tap their creative energies and create masterpieces at Westport Center for the Arts’ “Kids Team Up for Art” Workshops at the Kansas City Public Libraries. For artists age 5-14; friends and families of any age welcome!

Led by artists Michelle Kozubek and Rosie Vega.


Saturday, November 8, 2014

Storyteller Lyn Ford, known for her “Affrilachian” tales; singing storyteller Anthony Clark; bilingual Carrie Sue Ayvar; and Antonio Rocha, a native Brazilian whose career spans nearly three decades and six continents, return to the Truman Forum Auditorium to share funny tales, interesting folklore from different cultures, poignant lessons, and more. Appropriate for ages 13 and up.

Co-sponsored by Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods.


Tuesday, November 11, 2014

In this twist on "Little Red Riding Hood," a certain wolf trains to be a ninja in order to catch his prey, but he is not the only one mastering a martial art.


Wednesday, November 12, 2014
9:30am @ Waldo Branch

We provide stories and activities for children 12-24 months of age.


Wednesday, November 12, 2014
10:30am @ Waldo Branch

Children ages 2-5 will enjoy stories, songs, and crafts.


Wednesday, November 12, 2014

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


Friday, November 14, 2014

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!


Friday, November 14, 2014

As explorers and pioneers arrived in Missouri, what kind of wildlife did they see?

Staff members from the co-presenting Wornall/Majors House Museums and Operation WildLife, the largest publicly funded wildlife clinic in Kansas, are on hand to help answer that question – accompanied by live animals.

Recommended for ages 5 and up.


Saturday, November 15, 2014

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 7-13 are welcome to attend.


Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Louie becomes angry when the story in which he appears is ruined by messes from jelly, peanut butter, and other things that do not belong in books.