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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, June 11, 2015
9:30am @ Plaza Branch

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

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Thursday, June 11, 2015
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

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

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Thursday, June 11, 2015
2:00pm @ Waldo Branch

Join a top secret mission to find the perfect pet; not all animals make good pets. With a large variety of exciting and interactive programs, the Zoomobile brings the world of the wild to you. Connect with nature and wildlife through a fascinating journey featuring awesome artifacts, fun science, captivating stories, and, of course, live animals.

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Thursday, June 11, 2015

Share your inner otaku by meeting other anime and manga fans while watching some of the most popular anime on Crunchyroll.

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Friday, June 12, 2015
10:30am @ Central Library

Sparking the imaginations of children in the Kansas City area since the summer of 2002... Children and adults will have a great time learning the science behind levitation, invisibility, camouflage, and more!

All ages.
Parking is Free!

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Friday, June 12, 2015

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

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Friday, June 12, 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, June 12, 2015

Have you got what it takes to be a superhero? Send your young hero to our training camp, where they can practice feats of strength, agility, and bravery, make crafts to keep and get an official Library Superhero certificate. Costumes encouraged, or make your own superhero disguise at the library!

Appropriate for children all ages.

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Friday, June 12, 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, June 12, 2015
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Some are born to be heroic, and others just bumble into it. Jay Cady and Leslie Seifert-Cady utilize juggling, a touch of magic, and the adventures of library hero Dewey Decimal as they explore feats of skill, daring, and just plain, dumb luck. Appropriate for all ages.

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