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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.

Thursday, February 5, 2015
9:30am @ Plaza Branch

If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a storytime.

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Thursday, February 5, 2015
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a storytime.

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Friday, February 6, 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, February 6, 2015

Do you have questions about how to use your Smartphone, Tablet, Laptop, E-Reader or other mobile technologies? Want to know more about Overdrive, Hoopla, or other library e-resources? Bring your device to our Open Lab and ask the expert!
Vault Multi-purpose Room, Central Library. Questions? Email techclasses@kclibrary.org

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Friday, February 6, 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, February 6, 2015
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Through storytelling and song, vocalist and cultural historian Brother John helps young audience members explore the hidden, coded meanings and messages of classic spirituals and folk tunes used by Underground Railroad conductors in spiriting fugitive slaves to freedom.

Recommended for ages 5 and older.

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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

This fact-filled Rookie Biography, introduces the youngest readers to George Washington Carver-a man who beat the odds to become a top agricultural scientist. Carver struggled to overcome racism and used his success to better the lives of poor farmers.

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Tuesday, February 10, 2015
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, February 10, 2015

Through storytelling and song, vocalist and cultural historian Brother John helps young audience members explore the hidden, coded meanings and messages of classic spirituals and folk tunes used by Underground Railroad conductors in spiriting fugitive slaves to freedom.

Recommended for ages 5 and older.

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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

What began as a spiritual has developed into one of America's best-known songs, sung at churches, schools, and campgrounds the country over.
Through sublime landscapes and warm images of a boy and his family, Nelson has created a dazzling, intimate interpretation of the song, one that rejoices in the connectedness of people and nature.

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