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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.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
10:30am @ Waldo Branch

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

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Thursday, April 16, 2015
9:30am @ Plaza Branch

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

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

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

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Friday, April 17, 2015

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

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Friday, April 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, April 17, 2015

Do you have questions about how to use your Smartphone, Tablet, Laptop, E-Reader or other mobile technologies? Want to know more about Overdrive, Hoopla, or other library e-resources? Bring your device to our Open Lab and ask the expert!

15 minute time slots are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Vault Level Multipurpose Room, Central Library. Questions? Email techclasses@kclibrary.org

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Friday, April 17, 2015

Come enjoy some of your favorite online and board games at the Ruiz Branch on the third Friday of each month. Join your pals for a friendly game of LIFE, SORRY, Apples to Apples, or any other game in our collection. The computers will be available for online games as well.

For ages 12-18, and a parental permission form must be signed.

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Friday, April 17, 2015
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, April 17, 2015
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Guided by artists from the Owen/Cox Dance Group’s Take the Stage Program, young participants take inspiration from children’s books and literature to find the dancer in them at this National Library Week event. Appropriate for all ages.

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Saturday, April 18, 2015
2:00pm @ Plaza Branch

It’s a baseball movie, yes. But Field of Dreams is much more, a blend of fairy tale, family, and the national pastime that has remained a national treasure since its release in 1989.

Kansas City FilmFest screens the Academy Award nominee for best picture, starring Kevin Costner. Appropriate for ages 10 and up.

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