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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.

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Let us be your guide into the exciting high fantasy world of Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition. We wish to introduce new and experienced players to the pen and paper role-playing games, show them how to get the most out of this hobby and meet local players.

What You'll Be Doing/Learning:

  • The rules of Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition.
  • Build fantastical characters.
  • Work within a group to defeat monsters and clear dungeons.
  • Run your own games as a Dungeon Master.
  • Apply basic painting techniques to character miniatures.
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Saturday, June 25, 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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Monday, June 27, 2016
(All day) @ Plaza Branch

Enter the untamed world of Dav Pilkey – creator of George, Harold, and the super-powered Captain Underpants – through this imaginative, 16-foot “pop-up book” created by team at Kansas City’s interactive The Rabbit Hole.
On display at other Library locations:

Tuesday, July 5 - Sunday, July 10 | L. H. Bluford Branch, 3050 Prospect Ave.
Monday, July 11 - Sunday, July 17 | Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.
Monday, July 18 - Sunday, July 24 | Waldo Branch, 201 E. 75th St.

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Monday, June 27, 2016

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

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Monday, June 27, 2016

Come hang out at the Southeast Branch and go head to head in all kinds of video games. XBOX One, XBOX360 and Wii are available plus various boardgames.

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Monday, June 27, 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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Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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, June 28, 2016
10:00am

Join us every Tuesday on the second floor. It's a great time to talk, sing, read, write and play! All ages welcome.

Parking is free!

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

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

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Come hang out at the Southeast Branch and go head to head in all kinds of video games. XBOX One, XBOX360 and Wii are available plus various boardgames.

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