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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.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Come and celebrate your favorite series! We will read from the book,craft and play games. Ages 8-12.

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Thursday, April 9, 2015
9:30am @ Plaza Branch

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

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Thursday, April 9, 2015
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

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

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Thursday, April 9, 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, April 10, 2015

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

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Friday, April 10, 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, April 10, 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, April 10, 2015
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Born and raised in Kansas City, Jason Divad has taken his multifaceted act across the country and the world. He delights in making young audience members a part of his performance. Listen for the whispers: “That was awesome.” Appropriate for all ages.

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Saturday, April 11, 2015
10:00am @ Waldo Branch

The Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) literacy program uses therapy animals to improve children's reading and communication skills. Join the R.E.A.D. team at the Waldo Branch the second Saturday each month between February 2015 and April 2015 as children read the pooches some prose. Children may sign up for a 10-minute slot each Saturday. Parents must sign a release form before children will be allowed to read with one of the dogs.

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Saturday, April 11, 2015

The Kansas City Public Library hosts the annual Missouri 5th Congressional District student art exhibit and town hall gathering, where U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II and his wife, Dianne Cleaver, will recognize local high school artists.

All student art submissions will be on display at the Central Library from April 11-16, 2015. One will go on display for a year in Washington, D.C.—in the Cannon tunnel leading from the Cannon House Office Building to the U.S. Capitol—an honor that went to a student from Lee’s Summit High School in 2014.

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