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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, June 25, 2015
2:00pm @ Waldo Branch

The Paul Mesner Puppets presents a veggie wonderful love story about two avid gardeners, Okra and Romaine, who meet, marry, and have a beautiful daughter named Rapunzel. An evil witch, who forced Romaine to promise that he would give up his first-born child many years before, returns to claim the lovely child for her own. Rapunzel is taken to live in a tower and her future looks bleak until the Prince arrives, and Rapunzel hatches a plan to escape her evil captor and leaf happily ever alfalfa.

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Thursday, June 25, 2015

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

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Friday, June 26, 2015
10:30am @ Central Library

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.

Parking is Free.

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Friday, June 26, 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, June 26, 2015

Join Kansas City's Paul Mesner Puppets in a veggie-centric love story about two avid gardeners, Okra and Romaine, who meet, marry, and have a beautiful daughter, Rapunzel. Enter an evil witch, a foreboding tower, and a handsome prince. Of course, our heroes leave happily ever alfalfa. Appropriate for all ages.

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Friday, June 26, 2015

Bring your favorite stuffed friend for this epic adventure. We’ll read fun stories and then turn our stuffed animals into superheroes. You can choose to leave your stuffed animal with Miss Kristan for a superhero sleepover.

Friday, June 26 between 4-5pm: If children cannot attend the storytime at 11am, parents can drop off the stuffed animal to Miss Kristan.

Saturday, June 27, starting at 10am: Parents and children will be able to pick up their stuffed friends and see some of the adventures that happened during the sleepover.

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Friday, June 26, 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, June 26, 2015
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Join Kansas City's Paul Mesner Puppets in a veggie-centric love story about two avid gardeners, Okra and Romaine, who meet, marry, and have a beautiful daughter, Rapunzel. Enter an evil witch, a foreboding tower, and a handsome prince. Of course, our heroes leave happily ever alfalfa. Appropriate for all ages.

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Saturday, June 27, 2015

Swing by Central Every Saturday for CRAFTS@CENTRAL!

In honor of Independence Day, we’ll be creating themed 4th of July Crafts for you to have at your big summer holiday!

Parking is FREE!

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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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