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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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Saturday, May 30, 2015
6:00pm @ Plaza Branch

End-of-the-Year Celebration: Hogwarts House Cup Award Ceremony Program: 6-11 p.m.
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.
Enjoy food and fun at this magical event presented by the KC Keepers chapter of the Harry Potter Alliance and Plaza Branch Teen Services. Awards go to the House with the most points from the school year.

Transportation to the event is available at our North East, Central, Bluford, Trails West, and Southeast Libraries with a completed permission slip!

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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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