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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.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
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, March 24, 2015

Drop by between 4 - 6 p.m. to make fun crafts! For kids ages 5-12

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Looking to volunteer at your library? Stop by and find out the many ways you can participate to gain the volunteer hours you might need to graduate. We'll collaborate together to plan teen events at the library. Meetings are approximately 1 hour 15 min in length.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015
9:30am @ Waldo Branch

We provide stories and activities for children 12-24 months of age.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015
10:30am @ Waldo Branch

Children ages 2-5 will enjoy stories, songs, and crafts.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Bring your little ones for a storytime with music and great books, followed by a fun activity for all to enjoy.

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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Compete against other teens on the Wii to duel on Super Smash Brawl, Mario Party, Mario Kart, and other Wii games. We'll also have an Xbox 360 system and board games available for when you're waiting for your turn. All game systems will be simultaneously in play until approximately 6:00 pm.

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Friday, March 27, 2015

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

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Friday, March 27, 2015
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, March 27, 2015
6:10pm @ Plaza Branch

Discussion: 6:10 p.m. • Screening: 6:30 p.m.

The Sandlot is a sweet and funny coming-of-age story about friendship and fitting in, about kids and baseball and a beast of a dog on the other side of the fence.

In partnership with the Kansas City Film Festival, the Library screens the 1993 classic after a brief discussion about the art of storytelling. Appropriate for ages 8 and up.

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