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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.

Friday, April 29, 2016

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

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Friday, April 29, 2016
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

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

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Friday, April 29, 2016
11:00am @ Westport Branch

The Kansas City Public Library has partnered with the Kansas City Blues Society to present a program as part of "Blues in the Schools". Join us at the Westport Branch Library as we welcome trained professional musicians Jaisson Taylor and Brandon Hudspeth for a program that consists of live music and some history about the blues.

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Friday, April 29, 2016
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Join the artists from Westport Center for the Arts to create your own masterpieces -- for artists ages 5-14.

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Saturday, April 30, 2016

Dia del Nino/ Dia del Libro (Day of the Child/ Day of the Book) Celebration: Healing + Art

Join us at the North-East Library to celebrate Dia del Nino/ Dia del Libro (Day of the Child/ Day of the Book)! We will celebrate the unique international and multicultural people in our community through art, activities, and stories. We are partnering with One Struggle KC and Una Lucha KC, who will lead activities designed to help people of color express struggles and achievements within our communities, as the 3rd part of a 4 part Art + Healing series.

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Sunday, May 1, 2016
2:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Coterie Theatre artists read from Peter Brown’s story of individuality and self-expression, revolving around an all-too-dignified tiger who sheds his starched collars and top hats to loosen up and “be … wild.”

Young audience members can “jump into the story,” adding their own improvisation.

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Monday, May 2, 2016
4:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Every Monday at the Plaza Library Teen Space! Learn how to play, take part in competitions, and build new creations on Minecraft Mondays. Ages 12-18.

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

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

Please note that the Library does not open until 10 a.m., but story time attendees will be allowed in early for the 9:30 a.m. program.

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016
10:00am @ Central Library

Join us every Tuesday on the second floor! It's a great time to talk, sing, read, write and play! All ages welcome.
Parking is free.

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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.

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