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All Library locations will be closed on Sunday, April 20, in observance of the Easter holiday.

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 30, 2014

Are you interested in making a good impression on future employers or college recruiters? In this workshop learn how to dress for success (on a budget) & make a lasting positive impression that puts you ahead of the competition for education and employment opportunities.
Girls Only!

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Dia Celebration! Join the North-East Branch, as hundreds of libraries throughout the country host special multicultural events in celebration of El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day). The Dia Celebration will include a multicultural storytime, a design-your-own book craft for children, delicious snacks, and more!

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Thursday, May 1, 2014
3:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Come get your game on and try out the new PS4 with games like Warframe and Injustice: Gods Among Us. Or you can go old school and play our huge collection of games for the Wii and PS2!

This event is open to all teenagers and is completely free!

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Thursday, May 1, 2014

Compete against other teens on the Wii to duel on Super Smash Brawl, Mario Party, Mario Kart, and other Wii games. We'll also have an Xbox 360 system and board games available for when you're waiting for your turn. All game systems will be simultaneously in play until approximately 6:00 pm.

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Friday, May 2, 2014

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

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Friday, May 2, 2014

Bring your little ones for a storytime with music and great books, followed by a fun activity for all to enjoy.

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Friday, May 2, 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, May 2, 2014
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Students from Kansas City’s Community School #1 will perform their play “The Clowns,” in which stories and songs celebrate friendship and working together.

Community School #1 is a small, independent elementary school built on the principles of academic excellence, responsible citizenship, and sense of community.

Appropriate for all ages.

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Saturday, May 3, 2014

Don't Mock My Printz is a gathering for teen readers, who avidly enjoy teen fiction and graphic fiction. As a team, we'll decide the differences between good books and great books and determine which 2014 titles deserve to be noticed and in the spotlight for the Printz award. We'll also have book trivia, pizza, and prizes for participants.

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Saturday, May 3, 2014

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with music, crafts, games, snacks, and more!

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