Family center

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, October 7, 2014

Share your inner otaku by meeting other anime and manga fans while watching some of the most popular anime on Crunchyroll.

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014
9:30am @ Waldo Branch

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

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014
10:30am @ Waldo Branch

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

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Wednesday, October 8, 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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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Get your competitive juices flowing challenging your friends with a variety of games like NBA 2K14, Madden NFL25. If you are more of a Wii fan, Smash Bros., Mario Cart, Dragon Ball Z may engage you in a friendly joust with your peers.
A nice collection of board games are also available.

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Thursday, October 9, 2014

Find your voice. Share your voice. Create your own story. Design a website or a game. Produce a podcast or a web series. Create! Create! Create! Open to youth ages 13-18.

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Friday, October 10, 2014

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

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Friday, October 10, 2014

Attention all Minecraft users ages 12-18! We need your help to construct a group community in Minecraft. The Digital Media Lab will provide the equipment for participants to build and teach others how to use Minecraft. Together we will build our neighborhoods with the vision we create. This group will meet every Friday from 3-5 through the end of October.

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Friday, October 10, 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, October 10, 2014
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Join in a Mustache Baby party!

Bridget Heos’ book about a curiously mustachioed newborn is one of 10 nominated for the Missouri Library Association’s Building Block Picture Book Award. Kids can meet the Kansas City author, learn more about her book, play games, and make crafts. Don’t forget to bring a camera for a Mustache Baby photo op.

Recommended for kids preschool and older.

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