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All Library locations will be closed on Sunday, April 20, in observance of the Easter holiday.

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.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
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Teen readers discuss the 2 volume set Boxers and Saints by Gene Luen Yang. Graphic Fiction Readers is a book group for teens that meets on the third Tuesday of each month at the Trails West branch. Copies of the selection are available for checkout at the branch library.

China 1898, bands of foreign missionaries and soldiers roam the countryside, bullying and robbing Chinese peasants. Little Bao has had enough. Harnessing the powers of ancient Chinese gods, he recruits an army of Boxers - commoners trained in kung fu who fight to free China from "foreign devils."

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Be sure to bring your little one for fun activities and playtime! This playgroup offers a chance to develop early literacy skills for children ages three months to five years old. Stop by anytime between 10:30-11:30am.

Various activities will be stationed around the room, allowing you to move at your child’s pace. We’ll incorporate The Every Child Ready to Read initiative’s five key areas of early reading skills that are indicators of future reading success: talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing.

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014
4:00pm @ Waldo Branch

Come get your game on and try out the new PS4 with games like Warframe and Injustice: Gods Among Us. Or you can go old school and play our huge collection of games for the Wii and PS2!

This event is open to all teenagers and is completely free!

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Thursday, May 22, 2014
3:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Come get your game on and try out the new PS4 with games like Warframe and Injustice: Gods Among Us. Or you can go old school and play our huge collection of games for the Wii and PS2!

This event is open to all teenagers and is completely free!

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Friday, May 23, 2014

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!

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Friday, May 23, 2014

Bring your little ones for a storytime with music and great books, followed by a fun activity for all to enjoy.

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Friday, May 23, 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, May 23, 2014
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Emcee and vocalist Neil McIntyre (aka Mr. Kneeel), comes to town with a blend of hip-hop and beatboxing that’s both inspiring and fun.

McIntyre’s music is high energy and engaging and never insults a child’s intelligence. This is hip-hop that focuses on who kids are and what they enjoy.

Appropriate for all ages.

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Saturday, May 24, 2014

Learn Skills. Be Awesome.
DIY is the best way for kids to learn new skills, meet others who share the same passions, and generally be awesome. We'll be using DIY in the library to explore new subjects while practicing skills. Kids can browse thousands of projects, try them and keep a portfolio of what they make and do.

Go to diy.org and sign up with your kid!

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Sunday, May 25, 2014

Please join us this afternoon for our Sunday family movie. (Parents with children)

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