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  • Build a Better World

    Build a Better World

    Through programs and events for all ages, we encourage you to build a better world.

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  • Library Night at the K

    Library Night at the K

    Join us and other metro libraries to celebrate summer at the K!

    Library Night at the K
    Thursday, Aug. 3
    7:15 p.m.
    Kansas City Royals vs. Seattle Mariners

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  • Hogwarts house colors and the sorting hat

    A Week at Hogwarts

    Beginning July 24, join us for a week-long celebration of the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Each day one of our Library locations will transform into a Hogwarts house with activities culminating in a Tri-Wizard Tournament at the end of the week!

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E.g., 07/26/2017
E.g., 07/26/2017

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The only thing as enjoyable as a good book is talking about it. Join a Book Group to share your thoughts in an agreeable and thought-provoking discussion.

May: The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
June: Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II by Vicki Croke
July:...

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This drop-in activity lets you recreate famous buildings from around the world. We supply all the materials; you provide the dreams. We’re inspired for this session by the book Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building by Christy Hale. Ages 3 and up; children under 7 accompanied by an adult caregiver.

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Meeting Room

Evening storytime is quality time for families and a language-learning opportunity for kids. At this 6 by 6 program, participants enjoy a themed story night featuring a popular children's picture book. Fun activities and crafts expand and reinforce the themes of the book. Ages 3-6 years and a caregiver. Fun for the whole family.

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Enter the world of the Mekong Delta rainforest as we reflect on the effects of human activity on our shared planet. Discover the unusual, the amazing and the rare, such as the highly endangered Pangolin and the newly discovered Anamite Striped Rabbit, in this unique puppet show. Marionettes and puppets will engage and entertain while pulling your heartstrings about the abuse our water system takes from the trash we throw away. Join StoneLion in discovering how we can all help to build a better future for our world.

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Meeting Room

The only thing as enjoyable as a good book is talking about it. Join a Book Group to share your thoughts in an agreeable and thought-provoking discussion.

May: This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper
June: Some Luck (The Last Hundred Years Trilogy: A Family Saga) by Jane Smiley
July: Thirteen...

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Meeting Room

Evening storytime is quality time for families and a language-learning opportunity for kids. At this 6 by 6 program, participants enjoy a themed story night featuring a popular children's picture book. Fun activities and crafts expand and reinforce the themes of the book. Ages 3-6 years and a caregiver. Fun for the whole family.

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This is a must-do opportunity for those who are stoked about the upcoming solar eclipse and want to know more about it. Explore this stellar phenomenon and learn safe viewing practices. There are solar-themed activities, a “countdown chain” craft, make-and-take eclipse glasses and more. Be prepared for this one: our next eclipse won’t be visible here until 2099.

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Meeting Room

Evening storytime is quality time for families and a language-learning opportunity for kids. At this 6 by 6 program, participants enjoy a themed story night featuring a popular children's picture book. Fun activities and crafts expand and reinforce the themes of the book. Ages 3-6 years and a caregiver. Fun for the whole family.

Continue reading »

Meeting Room

The only thing as enjoyable as a good book is talking about it. Join a Book Group to share your thoughts in an agreeable and thought-provoking discussion.

May: The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
June: Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II by Vicki Croke
July:...

Continue reading »

Meeting Room

Evening storytime is quality time for families and a language-learning opportunity for kids. At this 6 by 6 program, participants enjoy a themed story night featuring a popular children's picture book. Fun activities and crafts expand and reinforce the themes of the book. Ages 3-6 years and a caregiver. Fun for the whole family.

Continue reading »

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