Family center

All Library locations will be closed on Monday, February 15 in observance of Presidents' Day.

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.

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

Coterie Theatre artists read from favorite children's books while young audience members can “jump into the story,” adding their own improvisation. May's book selection: Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown. Appropriate for all ages.

156 reads Read more

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.

13 reads Read more

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Prepare for the fight of your life! At our weekly meetings we will develop an adventure where your character can decimate your enemies, heal your allies (or not), and live dangerously as you venture further within the Dungeons and Dragons' World.

38 reads Read more

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Share your inner otaku by meeting other anime and manga fans while watching some of the most popular anime on Crunchyroll.

42 reads Read more

Tuesday, May 10, 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.

17 reads Read more

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Prepare for the fight of your life! At our weekly meetings we will develop an adventure where your character can decimate your enemies, heal your allies (or not), and live dangerously as you venture further within the Dungeons and Dragons' World.

49 reads Read more

Thursday, May 12, 2016

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.

48 reads Read more

Friday, May 13, 2016
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Join professional theatre artists from the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival in exploring the world of magic and superstition in Shakespeare’s plays. Students learn about the role of otherworldly creatures in the Elizabethan Age and the deep-rooted traditions of the time, using acting exercises, crafts, and the brilliant works of Shakespeare as a guide.

This interactive Friday Night Family Fun event is suitable for all ages.


4 reads Read more

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Learn to duel – safely, of course. The Heart of America Shakespeare Festival offers an interactive presentation of stage combat techniques, allowing participants to try their hands at wooden-sword dueling in scenes from Shakespeare’s plays. Suitable for grades 3-12.



3 reads Read more

Tuesday, May 17, 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.

20 reads Read more

Kansas City Public Library Beta