Family center

All Kansas City Public Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27, and will remain closed all day Thursday, November 28, 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.

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

Pete the Cat bites into a bad banana and decides that he never, ever wants to eat bananas again. But Pete really likes bananas! Will a rotten bite ruin Pete's love for this tasty fruit?

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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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Tuesday, December 16, 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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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Teen readers discuss Fairy Tail, vol. 1 by Hiro Mashima. Graphic Fiction Readers is a book group for teens that meets on the third Tuesday of each month at the Trails West branch. Copies of the selection are available for checkout at the branch library.

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Wednesday, December 17, 2014
9:30am @ Plaza Branch

It's never too early to read to your baby! We provide stories and activities for children newborn to 18 months of age.

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Wednesday, December 17, 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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