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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.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

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

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Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Play games about your favorite series! Ages 8-12.

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Thursday, July 9, 2015
10:00am @ Westport Branch

With their diverse musical influences and unusual instrumentation, the Sugar Free All Stars blends New Orleans funk, Memphis soul, and Hammond organ-drenched gospel wrapped in a colorful rock'n'roll package. Add a touch of pop songwriting, humor, and a high-energy show and you've got the Sugar Free All Stars.

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Thursday, July 9, 2015
2:00pm @ Waldo Branch

Have you got what it takes to be a superhero? Send your young hero to our training camp, where they can practice feats of strength, agility, and bravery, make crafts to keep and get an official Library Superhero certificate. Costumes encouraged or make your own superhero disguise at the library! Appropriate for children of all ages.

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Thursday, July 9, 2015

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

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Thursday, July 9, 2015

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. Meetings are approximately 1 hour 15 min in length.

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Friday, July 10, 2015
10:30am @ Central Library

With their diverse musical influences and unusual instrumentation, the Sugar Free Allstars blend New Orleans funk, Memphis soul, and Hammond organ-drenched gospel wrapped in a colorful rock'n'roll package. Add a touch of pop songwriting, humor, and a high-energy show and you've got the Sugar Free Allstars.

Appropriate for all ages.

Parking is free.

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Friday, July 10, 2015

International Jugglers Association team champion Brian Wendling tosses his juggling skills and audience antics into high-energy fun! Give Brian three or more objects, and he’ll juggle them. Add three or more spectators, and you’ll wonder if he’s juggling the objects or the people! Participate in a lively family show suitable for all ages

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Friday, July 10, 2015

Join a top secret mission to find the perfect pet; not all animals make good pets.
With a large variety of exciting and interactive programs, the Zoomobile brings the world of the wild to you. Connect with nature and wildlife through a fascinating journey featuring awesome artifacts, fun science, captivating stories, and of course, live animals.

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Saturday, July 11, 2015
10:00am @ Waldo Branch

The Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) literacy program uses therapy animals to improve children's reading and communication skills. Join the R.E.A.D. team at the Waldo Branch the second Saturday in July (July 11) as children read the pooches some prose. Children may sign up for a 10-minute slot. Parents must sign a release form before children will be allowed to read with one of the dogs.

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