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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.

Friday, July 31, 2015
6:30pm

Wrap up the summer with a performance by one of America’s leading family entertainers, Kansas City-born kid rocker Jim Cosgrove, whose high-energy, interactive style resonates with young and old.

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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Friday, August 7, 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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Saturday, August 8, 2015

It’s been a great summer and now it’s time to celebrate! Join us for fun activities that will be enjoyable for the entire family. We’ll also have games, prizes, and snacks.

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Saturday, August 8, 2015

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

Being dirty has never been prepared so neatly! Come for a story and a delicious treat! Help make and eat some Oreo dirt and gummy worms!

Parking is FREE!

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Thursday, August 13, 2015
6:00pm @ Plaza Branch

We'll discuss the book The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, 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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Friday, August 14, 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, August 21, 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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Saturday, August 22, 2015

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

Marshmallows aren't just good for eating, but good for building! Create your very own personal Marshmallow sculpture! How big of a sculpture can you make!? Stop By Crafts@Central today to find out!

Parking is FREE!

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Thursday, August 27, 2015
6:00pm @ Plaza Branch

We'll discuss the book The Story of Owen by E.K. Johnston, 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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