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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.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Learn to cook simple and nutritional recipes for yourself or the whole family. During this four week course, you'll meet every Thursday to receive hands on training in using kitchen equipment and other cooking skills. Registration is required and is aimed at the teen audience only.

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Come and celebrate your favorite series! We will read from the book, craft, and play games. For kids ages 8-11

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Friday, September 19, 2014

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

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Friday, September 19, 2014
5:00pm

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, September 19, 2014
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

What are your favorite toys? What did kids play with 20, 50, 100 years ago?

In a program presented by Kansas City’s John Wornall House Museum, Jay Clasen gives kids a hands-on look at an array of antique toys from his collection. Then, he leads them in a “real life” game.

Appropriate for all ages.

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Monday, September 22, 2014

Get your competitive juices flowing challenging your friends with a variety of games like NBA 2K14, Madden NFL25. If you are more of a Wii fan, Smash Bros., Mario Cart, Dragon Ball Z may engage you in a friendly joust with your peers.
A nice collection of board games are also available.

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Come join us for thirty minutes of fun stories, songs, and learning activities!

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014
10:00am @ Central Library

Join us for songs, stories, occasional crafts and fun! Birth to age 5. Every Tuesday at 10. Parking is Free!

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

In the Midnight Library, a little librarian helps all the animals find the perfect book. The library is always peaceful and quiet until one night when some squirrels, a wolf, and a tortoise stir up a little trouble.
Luckily, the little librarian knows just how to turn a little trouble into a lot of fun.

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Tuesday, September 23, 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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