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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, May 27, 2014

Maisy is going on her first sleepover! She packs her overnight bag (including Panda, of course!) and goes to Tallulah's house for a night of playing games, eating delicious food, reading bedtime stories, and more.
Sleepovers are fun, and they're even more fun with Maisy!

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Tuesday, May 27, 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.

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Tuesday, May 27, 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. During this meeting, we'll create chalk art and window art drawings to promote the summer reading program that starts on June 1. Meetings are approximately 1 hour 15 min in length.

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Wednesday, May 28, 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.

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Friday, May 30, 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, May 30, 2014

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

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Friday, May 30, 2014
5:00pm @ Plaza Branch

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, May 30, 2014
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

The Doo-Dads, a kid-cool rock and roll band, was founded in 2002 by four friends, all fathers and veterans of the Kansas City music scene.

The band puts on a high-energy show that has every hallmark of a real rock concert: fun, excitement, and . . . bubbles!

Appropriate for all ages.

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Saturday, May 31, 2014

Fizz, Boom, Read!! Let’s kick off the Summer Reading Program with a bang! Games, activities, crafts, snacks, and more! Join the North-East Branch Library and local community organizations in the library parking lot for this fun and festive event for the whole family!

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Tuesday, June 3, 2014

A dragon's egg rolls out of its nest in a cave, continuing along a road, past a castle, and through a town, where it bumps against a rock and cracks.

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