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All Library locations will be closed on Monday, May 30, for Memorial 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.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

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

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Thursday, June 23, 2016
2:00pm @ Waldo Branch

Mad Science will bring to life an interactive Rube Goldberg Machine (TM) that will set off a series of hilarious chain reactions with a simple goal in mind: To open a book. What better way to inspire a child's life-long adventure in the world of books and literature!

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Thursday, June 23, 2016

Come hang out at the Southeast Branch and go head to head in all kinds of video games. XBOX One, XBOX360 and Wii are available plus various boardgames.

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Thursday, June 23, 2016

Compete against other teens on the Wii to duel on Super Smash Brawl, Mario Party, Mario Kart, and other Wii games. We'll also have a PS4 and Xbox 360 systems and board games available for when you're waiting for your turn. All game systems will be simultaneously in play until approximately 6:00 pm.

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Friday, June 24, 2016

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

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Friday, June 24, 2016
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

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

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Friday, June 24, 2016

(Ruiz, Bluford, NE, SE, Trails, Waldo) 5:00-11:00
Several of our branches will be holding a lock-in tailored specifically to their communities. There will be programming, games, dancing, food, and a different educational component to each branch. Through digital media we will connect each of the branch lock-ins so it will take place virtually across the whole city! This event is a part of the Mayor's Nights summer event series.

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Friday, June 24, 2016

Join us for an evening of music events as we perform Karaoke, show off on Just Dance, submit songs to our teen dj, create our own music videos, and more.

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Saturday, June 25, 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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Saturday, June 25, 2016
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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