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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 29, 2016

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

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Friday, July 29, 2016
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Mad Science of Greater Kansas City activates an interactive Rube Goldberg machine – an over-complicated contraption that uses a chain reaction to accomplish a very simple task. In this case, it’s to get you to open a book. Great for all ages!

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Monday, August 1, 2016
4:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Every Monday at the Plaza Library Teen Space! Learn how to play, take part in competitions, and build new creations on Minecraft Mondays. Ages 12-18.

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

You will be designated an area for your creations that can be a maximum of three rows thick and as wide as you need. Every week will feature a different mystery challenge to focus your energies. Will you be challenged to build a superhero themed character or your favorite snack item? Come and find out!

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Wednesday, August 3, 2016
5:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Teen craft night every Wednesday in the Plaza Library Teen Space! Join us for fun arts, crafts, and science experiments every week!

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Monday, August 8, 2016
4:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Every Monday at the Plaza Library Teen Space! Learn how to play, take part in competitions, and build new creations on Minecraft Mondays. Ages 12-18.

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Your monster slaying abilities will be put to the ultimate test, as you attempt to fight your way to earn fame. In doing so, you will have to decide: do you want a saddle? Will you craft or buy your items?

These decisions are yours to make, so choose wisely and get ready to shoot chop and slice your way through to THE END. May the odds be ever in your favor!

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016
5:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Teen craft night every Wednesday in the Plaza Library Teen Space! Join us for fun arts, crafts, and science experiments every week!

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Saturday, August 13, 2016

Let us be your guide into the exciting high fantasy world of Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition. We wish to introduce new and experienced players to the pen and paper role-playing games, show them how to get the most out of this hobby and meet local players.

What You'll Be Doing/Learning:

  • The rules of Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition.
  • Build fantastical characters.
  • Work within a group to defeat monsters and clear dungeons.
  • Run your own games as a Dungeon Master.
  • Apply basic painting techniques to character miniatures.
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Monday, August 15, 2016
10:30am @ Waldo Branch

Come join the Kansas City Public Schools Parents as Teachers program for a time of interaction with your child and connection to other parents and caregivers from the community. There will be opportunities for play that support where your child is at developmentally as well as chances for interaction and friendship with other parents of young children. Parents as Teachers believes you are your child's first and most important teacher, so come ready to learn and play.

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