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All Library locations will be closed on Monday, May 30, for Memorial Day.

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
10:30am @ Waldo Branch

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

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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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Thursday, July 21, 2016

ompete 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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Saturday, July 23, 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, 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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