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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.

Tuesday, September 23, 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, September 23, 2014

Looking to volunteer at your library? Stop by and find out the many ways you can participate to gain the volunteer hours you might need to graduate. We'll collaborate together to plan teen events at the library. Meetings are approximately 1 hour 15 min in length. In September we'll continue developing our plans for the haunted maze as well as our project designs for the Halloween parade in Independence.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
9:30am @ Waldo Branch

We provide stories and activities for children 12-24 months of age.

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Wednesday, September 24, 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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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
10:30am @ Waldo Branch

Children ages 2-5 will enjoy stories, songs, and crafts.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Get your competitive juices flowing challenging your friends with a variety of games like NBA 2K14, Madden NFL25. 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 also available.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Teens will be discussing "What We Saw At Night" by Jacquelyn Mitchard.

Copies of "The Probability of Miracles" by Wendy Wunder will be handed out for the next teen book club!

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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Drop by between 4 - 6 p.m. to make fun crafts! For kids ages 5-12

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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Learn to cook simple and nutritional recipes for yourself or the whole family. During this four week course, you'll meet every Thursday to receive hands on training in using kitchen equipment and other cooking skills. Registration is required and is aimed at the teen audience only.

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Friday, September 26, 2014

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

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