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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 27, 2015
1:30pm @ Waldo Branch

Kids Team up for Art! Local professional artists will team up with young artists to create a work of art to be displayed at our branch. Participation is FREE!! Kids 6-12 are welcome to attend.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Wonder Woman tells how she came to be the protector of humankind, who her enemies are, and how she keeps her identity secret.

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Friday, July 10, 2015
10:30am @ Central Library

With their diverse musical influences and unusual instrumentation, the Sugar Free Allstars blend New Orleans funk, Memphis soul, and Hammond organ-drenched gospel wrapped in a colorful rock'n'roll package. Add a touch of pop songwriting, humor, and a high-energy show and you've got the Sugar Free Allstars.

Appropriate for all ages.

Parking is free.

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Friday, July 10, 2015

Join a top secret mission to find the perfect pet; not all animals make good pets.
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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Friday, July 17, 2015
10:30am @ Central Library

Kansas City-based kid rocker Jim Cosgrove returns to the Library with a high-energy, interactive show that will get the whole family swingin'.

Appropriate for all ages.

Parking is free.

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Friday, July 17, 2015

Sparking the imaginations of children in the Kansas City area since the summer of 2002… Students and adults will have a great time learning the science behind levitation, invisibility, camouflage, and more!

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

It’s a bird, it’s a plane…it’s Super-Eric!!!! Be amazed, amused, confounded and confused as Super-Eric, the Hero of Magic, soars into a library near you. With his quacky, wacky, side-kick waddling close at hand, wielding impressive magical powers, your attention they’ll command. Using mighty feats of telepathy, Bingo will read your mind as they demonstrate magical mysteries of every shape and kind. Extraordinary and engaging, they’re as charming as they are bizarre, spreading smiles and laughs to audiences young and old, near and far.

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Saturday, July 25, 2015
1:30pm @ Waldo Branch

Kids Team up for Art! Local professional artists will team up with young artists to create a work of art to be displayed at our branch. Participation is FREE!! Kids 6-12 are welcome to attend.

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

A young superhero describes his awesome powers, when he then demonstrates as various foes arrive on the scene.

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Thursday, July 30, 2015
10:30am @ Central Library

Tommy Terrific is a big kid who shows up at your event to watch his Uncle Fumpernutter perform his magic show! When no one can find Uncle Fumpernutter, Tommy takes over! Unfortunately, Tommy has never done magic before, but with the help of the kids and the Magician's Handbook, everyone has a great time!

Appropriate for all ages.

Parking is free.

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