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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.

Friday, September 26, 2014

Attention all Minecraft users ages 12-18! We need your help to construct a group community in Minecraft. The Digital Media Lab will provide the equipment for participants to build and teach others how to use Minecraft. Together we will build our neighborhoods with the vision we create. This group will meet every Friday from 3-5 through the end of October.

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Friday, September 26, 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, September 26, 2014
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Join us for an evening of boards games — play your old favorites and discover new ones! Appropriate for all ages.

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Saturday, September 27, 2014

Feeling a bit blue about school being back in session? Join us for this mini-vacation as we travel the world with Kermit, Miss Piggy, and all your favorite Muppets!

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Saturday, September 27, 2014
4:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Help us wrap up Banned Books Week with a celebration of the freedom to read! We'll introduce attendees to the annual Banned Books Week awareness campaign.

Special guests include the Collins family, who recently drew international attention to their efforts to keep a Little Free Library in their Leawood, Kansas, front yard.

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Sunday, September 28, 2014

Please join us this afternoon for our Sunday family movie. (Parents with children)

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Monday, September 29, 2014

Get your competitive juices flowing challenging your friends with a variety of games like NBA 2K14, Madden NFL25. 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 also available.

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

On a trip to the park with her mother, a young girl hears a rhythm coming from the world around her and begins to move to the beat, finally beginning an impromptu dance in which other children join her.

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Tuesday, September 30, 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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