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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.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

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 an Xbox 360 system 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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Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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Teen readers and Oh My Teen book group members meet with Bethany Hagen, author of the teen dystopian novel Landry Park. This event provides the rare opportunity for readers to discuss the book with the author! We'll also construct our own Cherenkov lanterns. Sign-up is required. Call the Trails West branch to reserve a spot (816.701.3483).

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
9:30am @ Waldo Branch

We provide stories and activities for children 12-24 months of age.

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
10:30am @ Waldo Branch

Children ages 2-5 will enjoy stories, songs, and crafts.

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
2:00pm @ Waldo Branch

Come play board games with your friends and do fun crafts.

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Thursday, July 10, 2014
2:00pm @ Waldo Branch
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Thursday, July 10, 2014

Pegasisters and Bronies unite! Together we’ll sew our own Little Ponies, watch episodes, and feast on pony poop. Sign-up is required. Call the Trails West branch to reserve a spot (816.701.3483).

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Model builder Victor Allen displays his 8 foot model of the USS Enterprise, the legendary star ship from the classic television series "Star Trek", and discusses how the model was built. Models of the USS Enterprise will be on display in the Library display case for the month of July.

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014
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Teen readers discuss Bone: Volume 1, Out From Boneville by Jeff Smith. Graphic Fiction Readers is a comic and manga book group for teens that meets on the third Tuesday of each month at the Trails West branch. Copies of the selection are available for request or checkout.

In Out From Boneville, the three Bone cousins are separated and lost in a vast, uncharted desert. One by one, they find their way into a deep, forested valley filled with wonderful and terrifying creatures. Eventually, the cousins are reunited at a farmstead run by tough Gran'ma Ben and her spirited granddaughter Thorn. But little do the Bones know, there are dark forces conspiring against them, and their adventures are only just beginning.

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014
9:30am @ Waldo Branch

We provide stories and activities for children 12-24 months of age.

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