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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.

Thursday, April 24, 2014
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

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

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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Get your competitive juices flowing challenging your friends with a variety of games like NBA 2K14, Madden NFL25, Halo 5, Soulcalibur V . If you are more of a Wii fan, Smash Bros., Mario Cart, Dragon Ball Z may engage you in a friendly joust with your peers.
A nice collection of board games are available.

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Thursday, April 24, 2014
3:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Come get your game on and try out the new PS4 with games like Warframe and Injustice: Gods Among Us. Or you can go old school and play our huge collection of games for the Wii and PS2!

This event is open to all teenagers and is completely free!

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Friday, April 25, 2014

This story time and play group promotes literacy in children with the participation of caring family members in activities that explore the world of language using stories, songs, and crafts.

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Friday, April 25, 2014
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 25, 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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Friday, April 25, 2014
5:00pm

Looking for the perfect card to complete your deck? Stop by the plaza library and trade, then put your best deck to the test!

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Friday, April 25, 2014
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Celebrate Mother Earth and learn how to protect the environment with some fun activities in honor of Earth Day.

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Saturday, April 26, 2014

Learn Skills. Be Awesome.
DIY is the best way for kids to learn new skills, meet others who share the same passions, and generally be awesome. We'll be using DIY in the library to explore new subjects while practicing skills. Kids can browse thousands of projects, try them and keep a portfolio of what they make and do.

Go to diy.org and sign up with your kid!

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Saturday, April 26, 2014

The Kansas City Public Library plays host to the annual Missouri 5th Congressional District student art exhibit and town hall gathering, where U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II and his wife, Dianne Cleaver, will recognize local high school artists.

All submissions will be on display at the Central Library from April 22-28, 2014. One will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., for a year, an honor that went to a Lee’s Summit North High School student in 2013.

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