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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.

Saturday, June 20, 2015

What’s that in the sky! Is it a bird? Or a plane? No, wait! It’s your awesome hand made kite soaring through the sky! Drop by Central Branch today to create, build, and color your very own kite for that windy summer day!

Parking is FREE!

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The Paul Mesner Puppets presents a veggie wonderful love story about two avid gardeners, Okra and Romaine, who meet, marry and have a beautiful daughter named Rapunzel. An evil witch, who forced Romaine to promise that he would give up his first-born child many years before, returns to claim the lovely child for her own. Rapunzel is taken to live in a tower and her future looks bleak until the Prince arrives and Rapunzel hatches a plan to escape he evil captor and leaf happily ever alfalfa.

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Friday, June 26, 2015
10:30am @ Central Library

Join a top secret mission to find the perfect pet; not all animals make good pets.

With a large variety of exciting and interactive programs, the Zoomobile brings the world of the wild to you. Connect with nature and wildlife through a fascinating journey featuring awesome artifacts, fun science, captivating stories, and of course, live animals.

Parking is Free.

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Saturday, June 27, 2015

Swing by Central every Saturday for CRAFTS@CENTRAL!

In honor of Independence Day, we’ll be creating themed 4th of July Crafts for you to have at your big summer holiday!

Parking is FREE!

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Saturday, June 27, 2015
1:30pm @ Waldo Branch

Kids Team up for Art! Local professional artists will team up with young artists to create a work of art to be displayed at our branch. Participation is FREE!! Kids 6-12 are welcome to attend.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Wonder Woman tells how she came to be the protector of humankind, who her enemies are, and how she keeps her identity secret.

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Friday, July 10, 2015
10:30am @ Central Library

With their diverse musical influences and unusual instrumentation, the Sugar Free Allstars blend New Orleans funk, Memphis soul, and Hammond organ-drenched gospel wrapped in a colorful rock'n'roll package. Add a touch of pop songwriting, humor, and a high-energy show and you've got the Sugar Free Allstars.

Appropriate for all ages.

Parking is free.

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Friday, July 10, 2015

Join a top secret mission to find the perfect pet; not all animals make good pets.
With a large variety of exciting and interactive programs, the Zoomobile brings the world of the wild to you. Connect with nature and wildlife through a fascinating journey featuring awesome artifacts, fun science, captivating stories, and of course, live animals.

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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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