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All Library locations will be closed on Saturday, July 4 in observance of Independence 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.

Thursday, July 16, 2015
10:30am @ Westport Branch

Join us on Thursday mornings in July for cartoon summer fun! A short cartoon movie will be shown in the meeting room on select Thursdays in July at 10:30am.

July 2nd - Animaniacs
July 16th - Chip n' Dale Rescue Rangers
July 23 - Astro Boy
July 30 - Duck Tales

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Thursday, July 16, 2015
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

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

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Thursday, July 16, 2015
2:00pm @ Waldo Branch

Come listen to fairy tales featuring heroes, such as Jack and the Beanstalk. We will also be doing some crafts.

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Thursday, July 16, 2015

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

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Thursday, July 16, 2015
3:00pm @ Plaza Branch

We'll discuss the book A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray, play a fun memory game and chat about reading. Grab your book in the kids corner ahead of time, meet in the teen area and remember to sign up for summer reading!
Ages 11-17

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Thursday, July 16, 2015

Make fun crafts! For kids

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Friday, July 17, 2015

Join Kansas City's Paul Mesner Puppets in a veggie-centric love story about two avid gardeners, Okra and Romaine, who meet, marry, and have a beautiful daughter, Rapunzel. Enter an evil witch, a foreboding tower, and a handsome prince. Of course, our heroes leave happily ever alfalfa. Appropriate for all ages.

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Friday, July 17, 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, July 17, 2015
10:30am @ Central Library

Kansas City-based kid rocker Jim Cosgrove returns to the Library with a high-energy, interactive show that will get the whole family swingin'.

Appropriate for all ages.

Parking is free.

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Friday, July 17, 2015

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

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