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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, July 31, 2015
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

Preschool age kids (3-5) will enjoy stories, songs, and art in this fun storytime.

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Friday, July 31, 2015

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

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Friday, July 31, 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, July 31, 2015
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Kansas City-born kid rocker Jim Cosgrove, one of America’s leading family entertainers, infuses his high-energy show with a message that resonates with everyone: Hang onto the wonder of youth and love yourself, your neighbor, and the earth. Appropriate for all ages.

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Saturday, August 1, 2015

Swing by Central Every Saturday this Summer for CRAFTS@CENTRAL!

Today it’s time to make the scene! Stop by Crafts@Central and take fun photos over our very own drawn backgrounds! Photo yourself racing dolphins under the sea, or as an astronaut discovering a new planet! Come by today and leave with your Fun Photo in hand!

Parking is FREE!

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Saturday, August 1, 2015
6:00pm @ Plaza Branch

It has been a great summer! Come join us for our last BIG event of the Summer this Saturday at the Plaza Library.

Every attendee will be entered in a raffle to win iTunes gift cards, Starbucks gift cards, and one GRAND PRIZE to be announced that night.

There will be video game tournaments, movie marathons, FREE FOOD and drinks, dancing, crafts, Minecraft demos, Roblox groups, giant Jenga games, Magic/YuGiOh games and MORE!

End the Summer at the last Mayor's Nights event of the year!

Free and open to anyone ages 11-18.
6-11 p.m.
Plaza Library
Pick up available at several of our branches with a completed permission slip!

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Monday, August 3, 2015

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

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Tuesday, August 4, 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, August 4, 2015

A little boy identifies what makes his dog so special.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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.

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