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This page shows all events and activities, in all branches, for kids and teens. The most current events and activities display at the top.

To see events and activities for kids or teens, by location and date, use the "Check out Library events" dropdown menus to the left.

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Prepare to be amazed by Dr. Ron's Science Spectacular! Join in the fun with hands-on activities and experiments! Beware: This may get messy! Recommended for ages 3-12.

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Saturday, August 2, 2014
4:00pm @ Plaza Branch

This event has reached maximum capacity. No additional RSVPs will be accepted.

Eric Litwin’s Pete the Cat series has generated sales of 1.5 million books. Now, the children’s author is turning his attention to nuts – a new series of picture books, The Nuts, featuring daughter Hazel, son Wally, and mama Imma.

Litwin appears at the Library in conjunction with the release of Bedtime at the Nut House. A singer and entertainer as well as a writer, he delivers a fully interactive performance that also will highlight the beloved Pete the Cat. Appropriate for all ages.

Co-sponsored by Reading Reptile.

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Monday, August 4, 2014
12:00pm @ Central Library

Please join us every weekday for Harvesters' Summer Meals for Kids. All youth ages 0-18 welcome.

Parking is free.

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014
10:00am @ Westport Branch

“Chain Reaction” serves up solid science with a side of silliness.
Juggling balls become atoms and molecules. One thing leads to another
in a hilarious chain reaction machine created with audience volunteers.
Come enjoy this science adventure with Jay and Leslie Cady of
Laughing Matters!

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014
12:00pm @ Central Library

Please join us every weekday for Harvesters' Summer Meals for Kids. All youth ages 0-18 welcome.

Parking is free.

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Find your voice. Share your voice. Create your own story. Design a website or a game. Produce a podcast or a web series. Create! Create! Create! Open to youth ages 13-18. Facebook.com/kcdml, @KCDML.

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014
6:00pm @ Plaza Branch

This month, teens are invited to a series of free films based on popular Young Adult novels.

In the Truman Forum at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

For those busy families who can't make it to the library during the day, this evening story time is perfect for you. We will read books, sing songs, and have a fun craft.

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Wednesday, August 6, 2014
9:30am @ Plaza Branch

It's never too early to read to your baby! We provide stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months of age.

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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

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

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