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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, November 11, 2015
9:30am @ Waldo Branch

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

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Wednesday, November 11, 2015
10:30am @ Waldo Branch

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

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Wednesday, November 11, 2015

“We rely on the police to keep us safe and treat us all fairly, regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin or religion. Do you know your rights when interacting with police? The ACLU will give you tips on how to stay safe, what your rights are under the U.S. Constitution, and what to do if your rights have been violated.”
A representative of the local ACLU chapter will give us the details.

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Wednesday, November 11, 2015
6:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Teen Craft Night every Wednesday in the plaza library Teen Space.

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Thursday, November 12, 2015

Refresh yourself with the knit stitch to make scarves, or build upon your skills to make hats. We'll focus on the knit and purl stitches and knitting in the round. Sign-up is required 816.701.3483 and participants must be 12 - 18 yrs old.

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Friday, November 13, 2015
4:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Every Friday in November, join us at the Plaza Library Teen Space for The Alice Adventures in Wonderland book club.

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Friday, November 13, 2015
5:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Play, trade and discuss great card games like: Pokémon, Magic the Gathering, Vampire the Masquerade, White Wolf, Naruto, Munchkin, Yu-Gi-Oh!, and many more.

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Saturday, November 14, 2015
10:00am @ Waldo Branch

The Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) literacy program uses therapy animals to improve children's reading and communication skills. Join the R.E.A.D. team at the Waldo Branch the second Saturday each month between September 2015 and April 2016 (excluding December and January) as children read the pooches some prose. Children may sign up for a 10-minute slot each Saturday. Parents must sign a release form before children will be allowed to read with one of the dogs.

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Monday, November 16, 2015
4:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Every Monday at the plaza Library Teen Space,Learn how to play, take part in competitions, and build new creations on minecraft Mondays.

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015
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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