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Summer Reading 2015

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Join us for the Harry Potter Alliance End Of Year Celebration!

End-of-the-Year Celebration: Hogwarts House Cup Award Ceremony Program: 6-11 p.m.
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.
Enjoy food and fun at this magical event presented by the KC Keepers chapter of the Harry Potter Alliance and Plaza Branch Teen Services. Awards go to the House with the most points from the school year.

Transportation to the event is available at our North East, Central, Bluford, Trails West, and Southeast Libraries with a completed permission slip!

Summer Reading Kick-Off this Weekend!

Join us for our Summer Reading Kick-Off at the Central Library this Saturday! Pickup will be available at many KC Public Library locations with a completed permission slip. Talk to your local teen librarian or call (816) 876-6637 for more info!

Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Month 2015

Not everyone talks about it. We don’t understand mental illness. There is a stigma that makes people look down on those who suffer from it. According to Mental Health America, May is Mental Health Month.

Book Review - Hold Tight, Don't Let Go

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Hold Tight, Don’t Let Go by Laura Rose Wagner
publication date: 2015
pages: 258
ISBN: 978-1-4197-1204-3

In Hold Tight, Don’t Let Go, Wagner created a coming-of-age story set in the aftermath of the 2010 Haiti earthquake.

Join the Kansas City Public Library Teen Leadership Council!

Do you want to make a difference in Kansas City?

This summer, the Kansas City Public Library is looking for ten teenagers to form our first ever Teen Leadership Council! These PAID positions will help the library organize and staff some of the biggest teen programs happening in Kansas City this summer, including:

  • The Summer Reading Kick-off Celebration, May 23rd
  • The Harry Potter House Cup Award Ceremony, May 30th
  • The Largest Super Smash Bros Tournament in the World, June 6th