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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 6, 2016

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

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Friday, May 6, 2016
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 6, 2016
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Students from Community School #1 perform poems and songs from the album Free to Be…You and Me, compiled by Marlo Thomas in 1972. This empowering event encourages children to think about endless possibilities and unleash their creativity.

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Saturday, May 7, 2016
3:00pm @ Plaza Branch

This is the 8th annual Accio Books Book Drive sponsored by the Harry Potter Alliance. Harry Potter fans all over the world have collected over 250,000 books to build libraries and host book giveaways in Rwanda, Mississippi, New York City, Detroit, Kansas City, England and the Netherlands. This year we are collecting books to build a library at the Good Shepherd school in Masaka, Uganda that was built by the Masaka HPA chapter.

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Monday, May 9, 2016
4:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Every Monday at the Plaza Library Teen Space! Learn how to play, take part in competitions, and build new creations on Minecraft Mondays. Ages 12-18.

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016
10:00am @ Central Library

Join us every Tuesday on the second floor! It's a great time to talk, sing, read, write and play! All ages welcome.
Parking is free.

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016
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, May 10, 2016

An illustrated version of the Bob Dylan song that asks the question "if dogs run free, why not we?"

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Prepare for the fight of your life! At our weekly meetings we will develop an adventure where your character can decimate your enemies, heal your allies (or not), and live dangerously as you venture further within the Dungeons and Dragons' World.

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016
4:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Teen EATS is a six-week class that opens up a whole new world of healthy and delicious food choices and empowers youth to choose wisely. Full of hands-on activities and fun learning opportunities, the program helps low-income teens look at health and nutrition in a new light. The class also includes discussion on media and self-esteem, and why we make the choices we do. Teens receive a free bag of groceries at each class.

RSVP to wickthomas@kclibrary.org

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