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All Library locations will be closed on Saturday, July 4 in observance of Independence 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, July 30, 2015
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a storytime.

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Thursday, July 30, 2015

In today’s world we are bombarded with information in many ways shapes and forms 24/7.
In this workshop students will explore the impact of media such as commercials, music and viral video. We will also discuss popular social media outlets such as Twitter and Facebook and how they impact popular culture. (This Workshop may be combined with the photography, video or graphic design workshops.)

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Thursday, July 30, 2015
2:00pm @ Waldo Branch

Come join us as we watch the movie, Sky High, which is about teenage superheroes. It is rated PG and is 100 minutes long.

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Thursday, July 30, 2015
2:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Tommy Terrific takes the stage after Uncle Fumpernutter fails to appear for the magic show. Alas, Tommy's never done magic before, but with the help of the kids and the Magician's Handbook, something terrific happens.

Appropriate for all ages.

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Thursday, July 30, 2015
3:00pm @ Plaza Branch

We'll discuss the book City of a Thousand Dolls by Miriam Forster, play a fun memory game and chat about reading. Grab your book in the kids corner ahead of time, meet in the teen area and remember to sign up for summer reading!
Ages 11-17

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Thursday, July 30, 2015

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

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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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