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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.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Do crazy science experiments and make explosive crafts! Something new each week!

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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Don’t miss this opportunity to combine crafts with technology. At this second event, we’ll continue with our projects by sewing LED gadgets into the design to complete it. Sign-up is required. Contact the Trails West branch to reserve a spot (816.701.3483).

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Friday, August 1, 2014
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

Preschool age kids (3-5) will enjoy stories, songs, and art in this fun storytime.

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Friday, August 1, 2014

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

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Friday, August 1, 2014
12:00pm @ Central Library

Please join us every weekday for Harvesters' Summer Meals for Kids. All youth ages 0-18 welcome.

Parking is free.

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Friday, August 1, 2014
5:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Looking for the perfect card to complete your deck? Stop by the plaza library and trade, then put your best deck to the test!

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Friday, August 1, 2014
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Kansas City-based kid rocker Jim Cosgrove returns to the Library with a high-energy, interactive show that will get the whole family swingin’.

Appropriate for all ages.

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Saturday, August 2, 2014

Prepare to be amazed by Dr. Ron's Science Spectacular! Join in the fun with hands-on activities and experiments! Beware: This may get messy! Recommended for ages 3-12.

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Saturday, August 2, 2014
4:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Eric Litwin’s Pete the Cat series has generated sales of 1.5 million books. Now, the children’s author is turning his attention to nuts – a new series of picture books, The Nuts, featuring daughter Hazel, son Wally, and mama Imma.

Litwin appears at the Library in conjunction with the release of Bedtime at the Nut House. A singer and entertainer as well as a writer, he delivers a fully interactive performance that also will highlight the beloved Pete the Cat. Appropriate for all ages.

Co-sponsored by Reading Reptile.

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Monday, August 4, 2014
12:00pm @ Central Library

Please join us every weekday for Harvesters' Summer Meals for Kids. All youth ages 0-18 welcome.

Parking is free.

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