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All Kansas City Public Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26, and will remain closed all day Thursday, November 27, for Thanksgiving.

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, December 5, 2014
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, December 5, 2014
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Kids are the stars in this production of Charles Dickens’ classic tale. Professional actors with Kansas City’s Theatre of the Imagination invite children in the audience to take the stage and help tell a magical story filled with laughter, song, and dance.

Recommended for ages 5 and up.

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Saturday, December 6, 2014

Kids Team up for Art! Local professional artists will team up with young artists to create a work of art to be displayed at our branch. Participation is FREE!!! Kids 7-13 are welcome to attend.

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Saturday, December 6, 2014
1:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Children in kindergarten through eighth grade are encouraged to tap their creative energies and create masterpieces at Westport Center for the Arts’ “Kids Team Up for Art” Workshops at the Kansas City Public Libraries. For artists age 5-14; friends and families of any age welcome!

Led by artists Michelle Kozubek and Rosie Vega.

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Sunday, December 7, 2014
2:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Coterie Theatre artists read from favorite children's books, while young audience members enjoy an opportunity to “jump into the story” – adding their own improvisation. Dramatic Story Times take place one Sunday every month at 2 p.m. throughout the 2014-2015 school year, beginning October 5th, 2014.

December's Selection:
Z is for Moose by Kelly Bingham

Appropriate for all ages.

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Monday, December 8, 2014

Tense competitions on XBOX 360 are on during TeenGaming. XBOX360, Wii, and PlayStation 2 consoles are available for play. You are invited to bring your games to compete with the other teens.

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Monday, December 8, 2014

Drop by between 5:00-7:00pm to make a tied pillow! For teens.

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Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Come join us for thirty minutes of fun stories, songs, and learning activities!

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Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Hello Kitty is going on an alphabet word hunt. She wants her new friend to come along. Can you guess who it is? It's you!

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Tuesday, December 9, 2014
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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