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All Library locations will be closed on Monday, May 30, for Memorial Day.

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, June 16, 2016
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

If you have a little one (18-36 months) join us for a storytime.

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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Enjoy a free healthy snack at the library. Snacks are reserved for youth ages 18 and under.

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Thursday, June 16, 2016
2:00pm @ Waldo Branch

Join Kansas City's Paul Mesner Puppets in a singalong with the farmer we all know and love.

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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Come hang out at the Southeast Branch and go head to head in all kinds of video games. XBOX One, XBOX360 and Wii are available plus various boardgames.

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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Looking to volunteer at your library? Stop by and find out the many ways you can participate to gain the volunteer hours you might need to graduate. We'll collaborate together to plan teen events at the library. Meetings are approximately 1 hour 15 min in length.

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Friday, June 17, 2016

Sing along with the farmer we all know and love! Here at his rhyming ranch, all kinds of animals will be found and fondly remembered.

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Friday, June 17, 2016
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

Preschool age kids (3-5) will enjoy stories, songs, and art in this fun storytime.

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Friday, June 17, 2016

Race down to the Central Library Third Fridays and Saturdays in June and July at 1pm for kids programs guaranteed to entertain and spark the imagination. Activities will include arts and crafts, games, challenges both mental and physical, and a little friendly competition. Ages 4-14.

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Friday, June 17, 2016

Come enjoy some of your favorite online and board games at the Ruiz Branch on the third Friday of each month. Join your pals for a friendly game of LIFE, SORRY, Apples to Apples, or any other game in our collection. The computers will be available for online games as well.
For ages 12-18, and a parental permission form must be signed.

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Friday, June 17, 2016
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Join Kansas City's Paul Mesner Puppets in a singalong with the farmer we all know and love.

Paul Mesner Puppets will also be performing at the following branch locations:
Tuesday, June 14 • 10 a.m. • Westport Branch, 118 Westport Rd.

Wednesday, June 15 • 11 a.m. • Trails West Branch, 11401 E. 23rd St., Independence

Thursday, June 16 • 2 p.m. • Waldo Branch, 201 E. 75th St.

Friday, June 17
• 10:30 a.m. • North-East Branch, 6000 Wilson Rd.

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