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End of Summer Reading Celebration!!

It has been a great summer! Come join us for our last BIG event of the Summer this Saturday at the Plaza Library.

Every attendee will be entered in a raffle to win iTunes gift cards, Starbucks gift cards, and one GRAND PRIZE to be announced that night.

There will be video game tournaments, movie marathons, FREE FOOD and drinks, dancing, crafts, Minecraft demos, Roblox groups, giant Jenga games, Magic/YuGiOh games and MORE!

End the Summer at the last Mayor's Nights event of the year!

Free and open to anyone ages 11-18.
6-11 p.m.
Plaza Library
Pick up available at several of our branches with a completed permission slip!

Meet the Teen Leaders of Today!

Meet the Teen Leaders of Today!

The Teen Leaders of Today! are the Kansas City Public Library's Teen Leadership Council! They represent the library at several events throughout the summer and help plan some of our largest events, including the Kansas City Youth Empowerment Summit. Thanks to a grant from the Mayor's Office, these teens are working hard all summer long to bring relevant and exciting programs to Kansas City's teenagers!

Click through to meet the Teen Leaders of Today!

Book Review - Me Being Me Is Exactly As Insane As You Being You

book cover

Me Being Me Is Exactly As Insane As You Being You by Todd Hasak-Lowy

publication date: 2015
pages: 646
ISBN: 978-1-4424-9573-9

Teens Take Over the Black Archives this Weekend!

Twin Citians Social Club, 1948

The Amazing “Race” at the Black Archives
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Program: 6:30 p.m.
Black Archives of Mid-America, 1722 E 17th Terrace
RSVP: kclibrary.org * 816.701.3407

Teens can enjoy a night of games, food, fun, and challenges, including a team scavenger hunt inside and outside the Black Archives of Mid-America. Tap into the African American people, places, and events that have made the Kansas City region great.

There’s only room for 50 so arrive early. Activities last until 11 p.m.

We will be transporting teens from the following Kansas City Public Library Locations with a completed permission slip:

Trails, North-East, Central, Southeast, Plaza, Bluford

Click here for more information and for the permission slip!

Comic History: The American Revolution

 Taxes, the Tea Party, and those Revolting Rebels : a Comics History of the American Revolution by Stan Mack

Independence Day is more than fireworks and barbecues. There is a reason for the barrage of red, white, and blue.