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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, December 10, 2015

Looking to volunteer at your library? Stop by and find out the many ways you can participate to gain the volunteer hours you might need to graduate. We'll collaborate together to plan teen events at the library. Meetings are approximately 1 hour 15 min in length.

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Friday, December 11, 2015

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

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Friday, December 11, 2015
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

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

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Friday, December 11, 2015
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Piccadilly Productions delivers a sweet, family-friendly show featuring Belinda Baker, who makes a special wish as she bakes a boy made of gingerbread. He, in turn, makes himself a sister, and silliness ensues. All ages.

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Saturday, December 12, 2015
10:30am @ Central Library

Register for this event on the KCDML website.

Young and aspiring makers are invited to a day of digital building and storytelling.

Activities include 3-D design and building, stop motion animation, LEGO construction, and recreating several local landmarks in Minecraft. Participants of all skill levels have five hours to complete a project, guided by representatives from the Library’s Department of Youth & Family Engagement and Kansas City Digital Media Lab, Science City, Urban TEC, and aSTEAM Village. Made possible by the Kansas City Digital Inclusion Fund. Ages 9-18.

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Saturday, December 12, 2015
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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Saturday, December 12, 2015
1:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Children in kindergarten through eighth grade are encouraged to tap their creative energies with artists from the Westport Center for the Arts. For artists age 5-14.

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Saturday, December 12, 2015

Sister Act Face Painting can literally paint a smile (or a butterfly or a dragon) on kids’ faces during this holiday celebration. Children can enjoy craft time, and Santa Claus will make an appearance. All ages.

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Sunday, December 13, 2015

The holiday season is a great time to explore traditional celebrations from other cultures around the world. Learn about holidays in places such as Somalia, Mexico, Chad, and Ireland through games, crafts, activities, and more! All ages.

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Monday, December 14, 2015
4:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Every Monday at the plaza Library Teen Space,Learn how to play, take part in competitions, and build new creations on minecraft Mondays.

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