All Events & Activities: anytime, any location, kids

All Library locations will be closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.

Thursday, June 11, 2015
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a storytime.


Thursday, June 11, 2015
2:00pm @ Waldo Branch

Join a top secret mission to find the perfect pet; not all animals make good pets. With a large variety of exciting and interactive programs, the Zoomobile brings the world of the wild to you. Connect with nature and wildlife through a fascinating journey featuring awesome artifacts, fun science, captivating stories, and, of course, live animals.


Friday, June 12, 2015
10:30am @ Central Library

Sparking the imaginations of children in the Kansas City area since the summer of 2002... Children and adults will have a great time learning the science behind levitation, invisibility, camouflage, and more!

All ages.
Parking is Free!


Friday, June 12, 2015
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

Preschool age kids (3-5) will enjoy stories, songs, and art in this fun storytime.


Friday, June 12, 2015

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!


Friday, June 12, 2015

Some are born to be heroic, and others just bumble into it. Jay Cady and Leslie Seifert-Cady utilize juggling, a touch of magic, and the adventures of library hero Dewey Decimal as they explore feats of skill, daring, and just plain, dumb luck. Appropriate for all ages.


Saturday, June 13, 2015
10:00am @ Waldo Branch

The Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) literacy program uses therapy animals to improve children's reading and communication skills. Join the R.E.A.D. team at the Waldo Branch the second Saturday in June (June 13) and the second Saturday in July (July 11) as children read the pooches some prose. Children may sign up for a 10-minute slot each Saturday. Parents must sign a release form before children will be allowed to read with one of the dogs.


Saturday, June 13, 2015

Swing by Central Every Saturday this Summer for CRAFTS@CENTRAL!

What’s that in the sky! Is it a bird? Or a plane? No, wait! It’s your awesome hand made kite soaring through the sky! Drop by Central Branch today to create, build, and color your very own kite for that windy summer day!

Parking is FREE!


Monday, June 15, 2015

Enjoy a free healthy snack at the library. Snacks are reserved for youth ages 18 and under.


Monday, June 15, 2015

Make fun crafts! For kids