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All Library locations will be closed on Sunday, April 20, in observance of the Easter holiday.

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.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Mr. Victor Allen, model maker, will provide information on the creation of the car featured in the movie, "Back To The Future" and the making of the movie. There will be a full-sized replica of the "Back To The Future" car outside the Southeast Branch for children to see during the program. Mr. Allen will have a display of models from "Back to the Future" in the library display case for the month of June.

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Looking to volunteer at your library? Stop by and find out the many ways you can participate to gain the volunteer hours you might need to graduate. We'll collaborate together to plan teen events at the library. During this meeting, we'll finish our final plans for our upcoming gaming lock-in. Meetings are approximately 1 hour 15 min in length.

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Friday, June 27, 2014
5:00pm @ Plaza Branch

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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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

You can make popcorn swim in a glass of bubbling water. To perform this trick, you will need a dozen kernels of unpopped popcorn, vinegar, and baking

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Share your inner otaku by meeting other anime and manga fans while watching some of the most popular anime.

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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

Ms. Crystal Faris will provide information on program.

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014
book jacket

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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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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