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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.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

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

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Thursday, July 23, 2015

Compete against other teens on the Wii to duel on Super Smash Brawl, Mario Party, Mario Kart, and other Wii games. We'll also have an Xbox 360 system and board games available for when you're waiting for your turn. All game systems will be simultaneously in play until approximately 6:00 pm.

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Friday, July 24, 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 24, 2015
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

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

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Friday, July 24, 2015
5:00pm @ Plaza Branch

Looking for the perfect card to complete your deck? Stop by the plaza library and trade for the perfect card, then put your best deck to the test!

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Friday, July 24, 2015
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Dads and longtime musicians Chuck Folds, Steve Willard, and Eddie Walker are a high-energy, power-pop band—Big Bang Boom—whose mix of alternative, hip-hop, country, pop, and other genres makes it hard for both kids and grownups to stay in their seats. Youngsters can take the stage for the Sponge Bob Chorus and take on their parents in the Hokey Pokey Challenge. Appropriate for all ages.

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Saturday, July 25, 2015

Swing by Central Every Saturday this Summer for CRAFTS@CENTRAL!

It’s never the wrong time to start saving! Today we’ll be making our very own Cash Bottle Piggy Banks! Come by Crafts@Central, and I guarantee you’ll leave a little bit richer!

Parking is FREE!

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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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Saturday, July 25, 2015
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Community experts and local teens conduct workshops on activism and empowerment. Among the speakers: Dawson Barrett, an assistant history professor at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas, whose book Teenage Rebels: Stories of Successful High School Activists from the Little Rock 9 to the Class of Tomorrow examines the policies and political struggles that have shaped the lives of high school students over the past century.

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Monday, July 27, 2015

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

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