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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., 07/21/2017
E.g., 07/21/2017

Hearing stories is a great way to spend time with your kids and help them develop a love of language, books and learning. Join us this summer to feed your kids’ bellies and brains with story time fun. Children and their families will enjoy stories and a meal together. Each session will end with time for families to read together before the school district’s sack lunch program arrives. 

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Hearing stories is a great way to spend time with your kids and help them develop a love of language, books and learning. Stories, songs, fingerplays and movement activities foster pre-reading skills. Ages 3-6 and a caregiver. Fun for the whole family. A 6 by 6 program.

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Fingerplays, songs, stories and creative movement in English with some elements of Spanish will help your child and you to develop an “ear” for the sounds of a second language. There are many cognitive, social and cultural benefits to knowing another language. Besides, anytime your children understand another language, they understand their own language and culture better. Come and experience an interactive program for ages 3 and up that fosters early literacy skills and a love of books and languages.

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Meeting Room

Tuesdays are for tots this summer. These large-group storytimes will be enthusiastic celebrations of books and music, language and illustrations, and embodied learning through movement. Geared for ages 2-5, fun for the whole family. A 6 by 6 program.

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Meeting Room

Tuesdays are for tots this summer. These large-group storytimes will be enthusiastic celebrations of books and music, language and illustrations, and embodied learning through movement. Geared for ages 2-5, fun for the whole family. A 6 by 6 program.

Continue reading »

Hearing stories is a great way to spend time with your kids and help them develop a love of language, books and learning. Stories, songs, fingerplays and movement activities foster pre-reading skills. Ages 3-6 and a caregiver. Fun for the whole family. A 6 by 6 program.

Continue reading »
Meeting Room

Hearing stories is a great way to spend time with your kids and help them develop a love of language, books and learning. Stories, songs, fingerplays and movement activities foster pre-reading skills. Ages 3-6 and a caregiver. Fun for the whole family. A 6 by 6 program.

Continue reading »

Hearing stories is a great way to spend time with your kids and help them develop a love of language, books and learning. Join us this summer to feed your kids’ bellies and brains with story time fun. Children and their families will enjoy stories and a meal together. Each session will end with time for families to read together before the school district’s sack lunch program arrives. 

Continue reading »

Hearing stories is a great way to spend time with your kids and help them develop a love of language, books and learning. Stories, songs, fingerplays and movement activities foster pre-reading skills. Ages 3-6 and a caregiver. Fun for the whole family. A 6 by 6 program.

Continue reading »
Meeting Room

Fingerplays, songs, stories and creative movement in English with some elements of Spanish will help your child and you to develop an “ear” for the sounds of a second language. There are many cognitive, social and cultural benefits to knowing another language. Besides, anytime your children understand another language, they understand their own language and culture better. Come and experience an interactive program for ages 3 and up that fosters early literacy skills and a love of books and languages.

Continue reading »

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