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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.

Saturday, June 11, 2016
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Eight players at a time will compete to be the reigning smash champion on the big screen. Players of all skill levels are invited to participate. We will also feature 2D craft stations, engaging technology, and teens can make pennants to root for their favorite character. This event is a part of the Mayor's Nights summer event series.

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Sunday, June 12, 2016

Take in an afternoon of family-friendly sights, sounds, activities, and entertainment that bring Shakespeare, his plays, and the Elizabethan Age to life. The celebration caps the first week of the special exhibit First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, on display in the fifth-floor Missouri Valley Room.

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Sunday, June 12, 2016

Take in an afternoon of family-friendly sights, sounds, activities, and entertainment that bring Shakespeare, his plays, and the Elizabethan Age to life. The celebration caps the first week of the special exhibit First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare, on display in the fifth-floor Missouri Valley Room.



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Monday, June 13, 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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Monday, June 13, 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, June 14, 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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Tuesday, June 14, 2016
4:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Teen EATS is a six-week class that opens up a whole new world of healthy and delicious food choices and empowers youth to choose wisely. Full of hands-on activities and fun learning opportunities, the program helps low-income teens look at health and nutrition in a new light. The class also includes discussion on media and self-esteem, and why we make the choices we do. Teens receive a free bag of groceries at each class.

RSVP to wickthomas@kclibrary.org

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Wednesday, June 15, 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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Wednesday, June 15, 2016
5:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Teen craft night every Wednesday in the Plaza Library Teen Space! Join us for fun arts, crafts, and science experiments every week!

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Join us in this three week session to learn basic American Sign Language.

These classes will meet Wednesdays June 1, 8, & 15 at 6:30pm.

Instructor Sharon Brady taught at Oregon School for the Deaf and is currently a sign language interpreter with Blue Springs School District. She has taught Baby Signs and ASL for 19 years.

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