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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.

Saturday, April 19, 2014
10:00am @ Central Library

Not sure how to work up a budget? How to teach your children to be money-savvy? When and how to start planning for retirement? The Kansas City Public Library is offering guidance on an array of personal finance issues.

This event features a dozen free educational sessions on topics ranging from smart budgeting to home buying, planning for college, estate planning, and improving your credit score. Participants can also sit down with a financial adviser and review free copies of their credit reports.

Money Smart Day is sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City as part of
Money Smart Month of Greater Kansas City.

The Library will waive up to $30 in overdue fines and fees for any Kansas City Public Library cardholder who attends one or more of these Money Smart Month events.

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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Kids Team up for Art and help us create a work of art with professional artists to be displayed at our branch. Kids 7-13 are welcome to attend.

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Monday, April 21, 2014

Get your competitive juices flowing challenging your friends with a variety of games like NBA 2K14, Madden NFL25, Halo 5, Soulcalibur V . If you are more of a Wii fan, Smash Bros., Mario Cart, Dragon Ball Z may engage you in a friendly joust with your peers.
A nice collection of board games are available.

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Come join us for thirty minutes of fun stories, songs, and learning activities!

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Everybody say hello! Say it loud! Bow-Wow! Say it proud! Meow!
Say it silly! Hee-Haw!
A rip-roaring celebration of a book, perfect for sharing with noisy little ones!

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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, April 22, 2014

Get your competitive juices flowing challenging your friends with a variety of games like NBA 2K14, Madden NFL25, Halo 5, Soulcalibur V . If you are more of a Wii fan, Smash Bros., Mario Cart, Dragon Ball Z may engage you in a friendly joust with your peers.
A nice collection of board games are available.

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014
book jacket

Teen readers discuss The Lost Boy by Greg Ruth. Graphic Fiction Readers is a book group for teens that meets on the third Tuesday of each month at the Trails West branch library. Copies of the selection are available for checkout at the branch library.

Nate's not happy about his family moving to a new house in a new town. But when he discovers a tape recorder and note addressed to him under the floorboards of his new bedroom, Nate is thrust into a dark mystery about a boy who went missing many, many years ago.

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
9:30am @ Plaza Branch

It's never too early to read to your baby! We provide stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months of age.

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
9:30am @ Waldo Branch

We provide stories and activities for children 12-24 months of age.

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