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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, August 5, 2014
10:00am @ Westport Branch

“Chain Reaction” serves up solid science with a side of silliness.
Juggling balls become atoms and molecules. One thing leads to another
in a hilarious chain reaction machine created with audience volunteers.
Come enjoy this science adventure with Jay and Leslie Cady of
Laughing Matters!

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014
12:00pm @ Central Library

Please join us every weekday for Harvesters' Summer Meals for Kids. All youth ages 0-18 welcome.

Parking is free.

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014
6:00pm @ Plaza Branch

This month, teens are invited to a series of free films based on popular Young Adult novels.

In the Truman Forum at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

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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Wednesday, August 6, 2014
12:00pm @ Central Library

Please join us every weekday for Harvesters' Summer Meals for Kids. All youth ages 0-18 welcome.

Parking is free.

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Thursday, August 7, 2014
12:00pm @ Central Library

Please join us every weekday for Harvesters' Summer Meals for Kids. All youth ages 0-18 welcome.

Parking is free.

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Friday, August 8, 2014

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

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Friday, August 8, 2014
5:00pm

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, August 8, 2014
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

In its second season, the Kansas City Opera Institute brings the most famous of the Mother Goose fairy tales, Puss in Boots, to the Library.

It’s the story of a young miller and his new pet, a remarkably smart and mischievous talking cat, which sets off to find his owner riches, romance, and true happiness. Appropriate for preschoolers and up.

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Saturday, August 9, 2014

It's been a great summer and now it's time to celebrate! Join us for several hands-on, possibly messy activities that will be fun for the entire family. We'll also have games, prizes, and snacks.

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