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 9, 2014

Enjoy a performance by the Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts Band! Here’s a chance to see what some of Kansas City’s talented youth have to offer.

Paseo Academy is a signature school in the Kansas City Public School District. Students with an interest in fine and performing arts audition for admission.

Appropriate for all ages.


Tuesday, May 13, 2014

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


Tuesday, May 13, 2014

With bare cupboards and empty bellies, three hungry cats make a cunning plan. All they need is a penguin.
Can the penguin escape and be home in time for dinner?


Tuesday, May 13, 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.


Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Come and celebrate your favorite series! We will read from the book, act out scenes, craft and play games. Ages 8-11.


Wednesday, May 14, 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.


Friday, May 16, 2014

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


Friday, May 16, 2014

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!


Friday, May 16, 2014

Chain Reaction serves up solid science with a side of silliness. One thing leads to another in a hilarious chain reaction machine comprised of audience volunteers. Come enjoy this adventure with Jay and Leslie Cady of Laughing Matters.

In celebration of Children’s Book Week, Plaza Branch staff will also recognize the winners of the Kansas City Public Library’s annual Children’s Bookmark Contest.

Appropriate for all ages.


Saturday, May 17, 2014

Kids Team up for Art and help us create a work of art with professional artists to be displayed at our branch. Kids 7-13 are welcome to attend.