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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, August 8, 2014
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

In its second season, the Kansas City Opera Institute brings the most famous of the Mother Goose fairy tales, Puss in Boots, to the Library.

It’s the story of a young miller and his new pet, a remarkably smart and mischievous talking cat, which sets off to find his owner riches, romance, and true happiness. Appropriate for preschoolers and up.

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Saturday, August 9, 2014

It's been a great summer and now it's time to celebrate! Join us for several hands-on, possibly messy activities that will be fun for the entire family. We'll also have games, prizes, and snacks.

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Saturday, August 9, 2014

This spellbinding special event introduces children to the principles of air and pressure. Hot air balloons, vortex generators and even a hovercraft will help children understand the power of air.

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Come join us for thirty minutes of fun stories, songs, and learning activities!

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014
10:00am @ Westport Branch

Come join us for lots of great stories, songs, fun learning activities and even a short movie - all geared for three and four-year-olds.

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014
6:00pm @ Plaza Branch

This month, teens are invited to a series of free films based on popular Young Adult novels.

In the Truman Forum at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Bring your little ones for a storytime with music and great books, followed by a fun activity for all to enjoy.

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Friday, August 15, 2014

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

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Friday, August 15, 2014
5:00pm

Looking for the perfect card to complete your deck? Stop by the plaza library and trade, then put your best deck to the test!

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Friday, August 15, 2014
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Prepare to be amazed. Eric Vaughn – Kansas City’s Magician of the Year in 2000 – delivers a wacky, enthusiastic, interactive performance that keeps audiences laughing and scratching their heads at the same time. Appropriate for all ages.

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