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All Library locations will be closed on Monday, February 15 in observance of Presidents' Day.

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, February 26, 2016

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

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Friday, February 26, 2016
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

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

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Friday, February 26, 2016

Join us as we explore creative play fused with a focus on science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM). Kids will have fun solving problems using LEGO bricks and other STEAM skills.

Appropriate for ages 8-12.

This initiative is funded by grants from the Shumaker Family Foundation and PNC Foundation.

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Friday, February 26, 2016
3:00pm @ Waldo Branch

What do Minecraft, Halo, NBA2K and Call of Duty have in common? They are games played every Friday afternoon at the Waldo library. Come have a great time racking up wins!

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Friday, February 26, 2016
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Celebrate the Irish in everyone with a performance by the dancers of Kansas City’s O’Riada Manning Academy of Irish Dance, which has offered a wide range of classes for both children and adults of all levels and backgrounds for more than 20 years. Appropriate for All Ages.

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Saturday, February 27, 2016

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss. Join us as we enjoy Dr. Seuss inspired games, crafts, and more!

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Saturday, February 27, 2016
1:30pm @ Waldo Branch

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 6-12 are welcome to attend.

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016

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

Please note that the Library does not open until 10 a.m., but story time attendees will be allowed in early for the 9:30 a.m. program.

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016
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, March 1, 2016
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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