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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.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
4:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Teen EATS is a six-week class that opens up a whole new world of healthy and delicious food choices and empowers youth to choose wisely. Full of hands-on activities and fun learning opportunities, the program helps low-income teens look at health and nutrition in a new light. The class also includes discussion on media and self-esteem, and why we make the choices we do. Teens receive a free bag of groceries at each class.

RSVP to wickthomas@kclibrary.org

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016
9:30am @ Waldo Branch

We provide stories and activities for children 12-24 months of age.

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Parents and toddlers will learn basic baby signs in this fun storytime.

This will take the place of Rockin' Ramblin' Readers Storytime.

Instructor Sharon Brady taught at Oregon School for the Deaf and is currently a sign language interpreter with Blue Springs School District. She has taught Baby Signs and ASL for 19 years.

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016
10:30am @ Waldo Branch

Children ages 2-5 will enjoy stories, songs, and crafts.

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Enjoy a free healthy snack at the library. Snacks are reserved for youth ages 18 and under.

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016
2:00pm @ Waldo Branch

Come enjoy playing board games with friends and doing crafts.

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Come hang out at the Southeast Branch and go head to head in all kinds of video games. XBOX One, XBOX360 and Wii are available plus various boardgames.

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016
5:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Teen craft night every Wednesday in the Plaza Library Teen Space! Join us for fun arts, crafts, and science experiments every week!

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Join us in this three week session to learn basic American Sign Language.

These classes will meet Wednesdays June 1, 8, & 15 at 6:30pm.

Instructor Sharon Brady taught at Oregon School for the Deaf and is currently a sign language interpreter with Blue Springs School District. She has taught Baby Signs and ASL for 19 years.

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Thursday, June 9, 2016
10:00am @ Westport Branch

Emcee and vocalist Neil McIntyre (aka Mr. Kneel), comes to town with a blend of hip-hop and beat-boxing that's both inspiring and fun.

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