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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.

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
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

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

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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 @ 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

Sparking the imaginations of children in the Kansas City area since the summer of 2002… Students and adults will have a great time learning the science behind levitation, invisibility, camouflage, and more!

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Friday, July 17, 2015
5:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Looking for the perfect card to complete your deck? Stop by the plaza library and trade for the perfect card, then put your best deck to the test!

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