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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, June 3, 2015

Serengeti Steve performs over 600 shows a year throughout the country and has been featured as a Las Vegas finalist on NBC's hit show "America's Got Talent.” His talents have even earned him a place in the famous "Guinness Book of World Records.” Although Steve's love of all animals is high on the list, his first love and driving force will always be entertaining the children and adults attending his performances. Steve's greatest asset is his ability to combine a thrilling yet comical presentation which involves audience participation.

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Thursday, June 4, 2015

Have you got what it takes to be a superhero? Send your young hero to our training camp, where they can practice feats of strength, agility, and bravery, make crafts to keep and get an official Library Superhero certificate. Costumes encouraged, or make your own superhero disguise at the library!

Appropriate for all ages.
Parking is Free.

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Friday, June 5, 2015

Stop by as we read some superhero stories and create a superhero of our own! Appropriate for all ages.

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Friday, June 5, 2015

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!

15 minute time slots are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Vault Level Multipurpose Room, Central Library. Questions? Email techclasses@kclibrary.org

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Animals can be heroes too! We’ll read about some heroic friends and have a pet friendly craft. Appropriate for ages 5 and younger.

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Friday, June 12, 2015
10:30am @ Central Library

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

All ages.
Parking is Free!

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Friday, June 19, 2015

We’ll read some bubblicious books and after (of course) play with bubbles! Appropriate for kids of all ages (who like bubbles)!

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Friday, June 19, 2015

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!

15 minute time slots are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Vault Level Multipurpose Room, Central Library. Questions? Email techclasses@kclibrary.org

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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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