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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, June 26, 2015

Join Kansas City's Paul Mesner Puppets in a veggie-centric love story about two avid gardeners, Okra and Romaine, who meet, marry, and have a beautiful daughter, Rapunzel. Enter an evil witch, a foreboding tower, and a handsome prince. Of course, our heroes leave happily ever alfalfa. Appropriate for all ages.

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Friday, June 26, 2015

Bring your favorite stuffed friend for this epic adventure. We’ll read fun stories and then turn our stuffed animals into superheroes. You can choose to leave your stuffed animal with Miss Kristan for a superhero sleepover.

Friday, June 26 between 4-5pm: If children cannot attend the storytime at 11am, parents can drop off the stuffed animal to Miss Kristan.

Saturday, June 27, starting at 10am: Parents and children will be able to pick up their stuffed friends and see some of the adventures that happened during the sleepover.

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Friday, June 26, 2015
5:00pm @ Plaza Branch

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

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Friday, June 26, 2015
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Join Kansas City's Paul Mesner Puppets in a veggie-centric love story about two avid gardeners, Okra and Romaine, who meet, marry, and have a beautiful daughter, Rapunzel. Enter an evil witch, a foreboding tower, and a handsome prince. Of course, our heroes leave happily ever alfalfa. Appropriate for all ages.

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Saturday, June 27, 2015

Swing by Central Every Saturday for CRAFTS@CENTRAL!

In honor of Independence Day, we’ll be creating themed 4th of July Crafts for you to have at your big summer holiday!

Parking is FREE!

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Saturday, June 27, 2015
1:30pm @ Waldo Branch

Kids Team up for Art! Local professional artists will team up with young artists to create a work of art to be displayed at our branch. Participation is FREE!! Kids 6-12 are welcome to attend.

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Saturday, June 27, 2015

42 starring Chadwick Boseman and Harrison Ford.

History was made in 1947 when Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball race barrier to become the first African American MLB player of the modern era. 42 tells the life story of Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey.

This 2013 film is rated PG-13 for thematic elements including language and runs 128 minutes.

Come join us in the Ruiz meeting room for a great movie and light refreshments.

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Monday, June 29, 2015

Enjoy a free healthy snack at the library. Snacks are reserved for youth ages 18 and under.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

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, June 30, 2015

Wonder Woman tells how she came to be the protector of humankind, who her enemies are, and how she keeps her identity secret.

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