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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.

Monday, July 18, 2016
10:30am @ Waldo Branch

Come join the Kansas City Public Schools Parents as Teachers program for a time of interaction with your child and connection to other parents and caregivers from the community. There will be opportunities for play that support where your child is at developmentally as well as chances for interaction and friendship with other parents of young children. Parents as Teachers believes you are your child's first and most important teacher, so come ready to learn and play.

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Monday, July 18, 2016
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. Ages 12-18.

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016
10:00am @ Westport Branch

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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Tuesday, July 19, 2016
10:00am @ Plaza Branch

Kids can enjoy a variety of activities introducing them to STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics).

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016
10:30am @ Central Library

Rockin' Rob brings together a tradition and original style of children's music, mixing folk, a cappella, oldies, blues, freestyle, doo wop, gospel, and rock 'n' roll. Educating and interacting with children through the benefits of music, movement, storytelling, and FUN is not only a passion, but a mission.

Parking is free!

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Need a bicycle? This program is designed to teach teens basic bicycle safety and maintenance skills while instilling a passion for riding bikes. Successful completion of the program results in a free bicycle! You need to attend all four workshops on July 12,13,19 and 20th to get a bike.

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

BikeWalkKC's Earn-a-bike Programis designed to teach teens basic bicycle safety and maintenance skills while instilling a passion for riding bikes. Successful completion of the program will get you a free bicycle.

You may contact BikeWalkKC at education@bikewalkkc.org

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Create your own games and learn new ones! Something new each week!

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016
9:30am @ Waldo Branch

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

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016
10:30am @ Waldo Branch

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

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