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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.

Friday, February 20, 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, February 20, 2015

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

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Friday, February 20, 2015
2:00pm

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!
Vault Multi-purpose Room, Central Library. Questions? Email techclasses@kclibrary.org

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Friday, February 20, 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, February 20, 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, February 20, 2015
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

This year’s winners of the 22nd Annual Young Writers Contest are recognized at a reception sponsored by the Kansas City Public Library, Johnson County Library, and Reading Reptile.

The contest is open to youth ages 5-12, with entries ranging from poems to essays to short stories. Appropriate for all ages.

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Saturday, February 21, 2015

You are invited to celebrate the launch of the new Diary of a Wimpy Kid book, The Long Haul!!

• Watch the book trailer
• Read an excerpt
• Play Wimpy Kid games
• Participate in activities and fun crafts

Snacks and refreshments provided! Parking is free!
Pre-registration required. Please call or sign-up online to register.

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Come join us for thirty minutes of fun stories, songs, and learning activities!
Please note that the Library does not open until 10 a.m., but story time attendees will be allowed in early for the 9:30 a.m. program.

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Black is big like a star-filled sky and tiny like the sparkle in my daddy's eye. Black is a look, a taste, a speed, an emotion. It's the surprising stripes on a zebra, the taste of dark chocolate, the scary, exciting feeling of going inside a tunnel, and a mother's voice as her daughter falls asleep.

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
10:00am @ Central Library

Join us every Tuesday on the second floor! It's a great time to talk, sing, read, write and play! All ages welcome.

Parking is free.

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