Celebrate the Holiday Season All Month Long with Festive Friday Night Family Fun Events and a Visit from Santa!

For Immediate Release:
December 5, 2012
Contact: Suzanne Monahan
816.701.3649
Celebrate the Holiday Season All Month Long with Festive Friday Night Family Fun Events and a Visit from Santa!

Enjoy a month of teen and children's events at the Kansas City Public Library this holiday season! RSVP for each event at kclibrary.org.

Out Loud Teen Readers' Theatre Group
A Christmas Carol Reduced
Friday, December 7, 2012, at 6:30 p.m.
Plaza, 4801 Main St.

Members of the Out Loud Teen Reader's Theatre Group, made up of local adolescents interested in reading and sharing stories out loud, have spent six weeks reading and rehearsing (and having fun) to prepare their own modern twist on Dickens' A Christmas Carol.
This Friday Night Family Fun event is co-sponsored by Kansas City Repertory Theatre, the Unicorn Theatre, and the Kansas City Actors Theatre.

Snow Day!
Friday, December 14, 2012, at 6:30 p.m.
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

Looking for a fun way to kick off a weekend? The Library has the cure for the wintertime blues! Come in from the cold and join friends at the Plaza Branch for activities for all ages to celebrate winter fun. This is a Friday Night Family Fun event.

Holiday Tea with Father Christmas
Friday, December 21, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. 
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

This program features a lesson on etiquette, snacks served on fine china, music, stories, and a visit from Father Christmas! Fancy holiday dress is suggested. All ages are welcome.
Due to limited space registration is required. This is a Friday Night Family Fun event.

Santa Visit
Friday, December 21, 2012, at 10 - 11 a.m.
Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

You better watch out, you better not cry, better not pout I'm telling you why: Santa Claus is coming to ... the Library!

Bring your lists for Santa (and any messages for Rudolph before the big day) and join in a holiday sing-a-long, listen to your favorite stories, and make your very own snow globe or decorative votive candle holder to take home. Then, follow us down to the Film Vault to watch a short video.

New Year's Eve Celebration
Friday, December 28, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. (Event will end at 7:30 p.m.) 
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

Celebrate the new year a little early at the Library!  Enjoy a New Year's Eve Party for kids, complete with crafts, stories, games, and other activities.  We will count down to "midnight" and ring in the New Year.  All ages are welcome. This is a Friday Night Family Fun event.