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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, May 29, 2015
(All day) @ Waldo Branch

Featuring nearly 2,500 items priced from 50¢ to $1, including children's books at every reading level, youth audiobooks, DVDs, and CDs. A small selection of new and vintage books will also be available. All proceeds support services and programs at the Kansas City Public Library.

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Friday, May 29, 2015

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

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Friday, May 29, 2015
10:30am @ Central Library

Emcee and vocalist Neil McIntyre (aka Mr. Kneel), comes to town with a blend of hip-hop and beatboxing that's both inspiring and fun.

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Friday, May 29, 2015
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

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

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Friday, May 29, 2015
5:00pm @ Plaza Branch

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

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Friday, May 29, 2015
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Coloradan Neil McIntyre—aka Mr. Kneel—delivers a blend of age-appropriate hip-hop and beatboxing that’s positive, inspiring, and most of all fun. Appropriate for all ages.

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Saturday, May 30, 2015

Swing by Central Every Saturday this Summer for CRAFTS@CENTRAL!

Did you know that clothes pins are not just for hanging clothes? They can also be used to make fun crafts! Drop by 1pm at Central Branch as we color, glue, draw, and create some fun new creations out of these traditional fasteners!

Parking is FREE!

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Monday, June 1, 2015

Kids that sign up for Summer Reading between 11am-4pm can participate in action packed fun and games. Come dressed as your favorite superhero and earn prizes. Appropriate for all ages.

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Tuesday, June 2, 2015
10:00am @ Westport 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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Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Serengeti Steve performs over 600 shows a year throughout the country and has been featured as a Las Vegas finalist on NBC's hit show "America's Got Talent." His talents have even earned him a place in the famous "Guiness Book of world Records." Although Steve's love of all animals is high on the list, his first love and driving force will always be entertaining the children and adults attending his performances. Steve's greatest asset is his ability to combine a thrilling yet comical presentation which involves audience participation.

Suitable for all ages. Parking is free.

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