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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 20, 2016

Need a bicycle? This program is designed to teach teens basic bicycle safety and maintenance skills while instilling a passion for riding bikes. Successful completion of the program results in a free bicycle! You need to attend all four workshops on July 12,13,19 and 20th to get a bike.

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

BikeWalkKC's Earn-a-bike Programis designed to teach teens basic bicycle safety and maintenance skills while instilling a passion for riding bikes. Successful completion of the program will get you a free bicycle.

You may contact BikeWalkKC at education@bikewalkkc.org

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016
2:00pm @ Waldo Branch

Come enjoy playing board games with friends and doing crafts.

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016
5:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Teen craft night every Wednesday in the Plaza Library Teen Space! Join us for fun arts, crafts, and science experiments every week!

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Shakespeare’s Scribe by Gary Blackwood.
Drop by the Central Youth Services desk at the Central Library to sign up and pick up a copy of the book.
For ages 8-12.

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Thursday, July 21, 2016
2:00pm @ Waldo Branch

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 23, 2016
1:30pm @ Waldo Branch

Kids Team up for Art! Local professional artists will team up with young artists to create a work of art to be displayed at our branch. Participation is FREE!! Kids 6-12 are welcome to attend.

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Saturday, July 23, 2016
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Teens on the Fringe is the youth component of the Kansas City Fringe Festival and will be featuring performances by spoken word artists, musicians, dancers, and actors from all over Kansas City. We will also be featuring short films from local teens and providing acting and improv workshops. We welcome any teens who have the desire to take the stage to come and show us what you’ve got! This event is a part of the Mayor's Nights summer event series.

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Monday, July 25, 2016
4:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Every Monday at the Plaza Library Teen Space! Learn how to play, take part in competitions, and build new creations on Minecraft Mondays. Ages 12-18.

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016
10:30am @ Waldo Branch

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

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