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All Kansas City Public Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26, and will remain closed all day Thursday, November 27, for Thanksgiving.

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 11, 2014

Drop by between 4:00-6:00pm to play video games and board games! For kids and teens.

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Friday, December 12, 2014
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

Preschool age kids (3-5) will enjoy stories, songs, and art in this fun storytime.

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Friday, December 12, 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, December 12, 2014
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Enjoy holiday music with a percussive twist. Tri-Percussion Ensemble members John Currey, Mark Lowry, and Ray DeMarchi are joined by drummer Sam Wisman in celebrating Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, the Winter Solstice, and of course Christmas.

The festive program brings seasonal favorites to life on the marimba, vibraphone, glockenspiel, chimes, and an eclectic array of rhythmic percussion instruments including West African and Afro-Latin hand drums.

Appropriate for all ages.

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Saturday, December 13, 2014

Drop by between 2:00-4:00pm to make ornaments! For kids ages 5 and up.

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Sunday, December 14, 2014

Youth will have the ability to do fun, yet challenging, hands-on coding activities that introduce concepts of logic, analysis, and problem solving.

December 8th-14th is Computer Science Education Week, which hosts the international Hour of Code initiative that reaches tens of millions in +180 countries. In 2013, more than 15 million students tried computer science in one week, and more girls tried it than had in the past 70 years. This year, the goal is to reach 100 million worldwide.

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Monday, December 15, 2014

Tense competitions on XBOX 360 are on during TeenGaming. XBOX360, Wii, and PlayStation 2 consoles are available for play. You are invited to bring your games to compete with the other teens.

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Monday, December 15, 2014

Come and celebrate your favorite series! We will read from the book, craft and play games. Ages 8-12.

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Come join us for thirty minutes of fun stories, songs, and learning activities!

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014
10:00am @ Westport Branch

Come join us for lots of great stories, songs, fun learning activities and even a short movie - all geared for three and four-year-olds.

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