Programs for Kids


Summer Reading Events

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Jay and Leslie

Jay & Leslie from Laughing Matters: Plan to Laugh
Thursday, June 1st - 12:30 P.M.

From Jay & Leslie: The 2017 summer reading theme is Build A Better World. We are already creating our show Plan To Laugh! Pigs build houses, kids help design improvised stories, and we engineer some cool juggling tricks. Fun at the library? Plan on it!



Happy Faces Entertainment

Korso the Magician
Thursday, June 8th - 12:30 P.M.

Self described illusionist, magician, sleight of hand artist, pick pocket, thief, conman, and master of deception. Come one and all for a magic show!



Rockin Rob

Rockin Rob Music Show
Thursday, June 15th - 12:30 P.M.

According to Rockin Rob: The Rockin Rob Show is a completely interactive & educational musical kids show & rock concert geared for ages 2-10 & families. It promotes fun & education through the benefits of music & movement.



Barred Owl

Operation Wildlife
Thursday, June 22nd - 12:30 P.M.

"Operation WildLife (OWL) has been providing rehabilitation and veterinary services to injured and orphaned wild animals in northeast Kansas for over 20 years." Come learn more about the birds and wild animals with OWL. There will be animals on site as part of the program.



Storyteller Priscilla Howe

Storyteller Priscilla Howe: Laughter Makes the World Go Round
Thursday, June 29th - 12:30 P.M.

According to Priscilla: Join Priscilla for a rollicking show of some of her favorite silly world folktales, stories from books and songs. Of course, a few of her ridiculous puppets come along for the ride.



StoneLion Puppet Theatre

StoneLion Puppet Theatre: Reflections
Thursday, July 13th - 12:30 P.M.

The StoneLion Puppet Theatre brings their new show Reflections to the library. The program is based on the book Wonders of the Annimites: Life in the Mountains of Laos and Vietnam.

According to the StoneLion Puppet Theatre: StoneLion Puppet Theatre is a professional company dedicated to challenging the thought patterns of the young and young at heart through the art of puppetry. StoneLion has accomplished this through their full season of theater productions since 1993, their nationally touring company, and their artist-in residence and intern programs at levels from preschool-college. StoneLion uses multiple styles of puppetry including marionettes, masks, shadow, mouth and rod puppets to bring the magic of theater to life.



Parasol Puppets

Peanut Butter Hamster Music Show
Thursday, July 20th - 12:30 P.M.

From Peanut Butter Hamster: PEANUT BUTTER HAMSTER’s mission is to promote fun, education, good behavior, friendship and positive life style choices, through “Music You AND Your Kids Will Love!” With their dramatized, interactive stage show and infectious music, kids of all ages will be having more fun than humans should be allowed.



Mad Science: It's Not Magic

Mad Science: It's Not Magic
Thursday, July 27th - 12:30 P.M.

According to Mad Science: This fun special event demonstrates the science of magic tricks. This 45 minute program features incredible demonstrations that help children to visualize key chemistry and physics concepts. Volunteers from the audience safely help the instructor perform eye catching experiments like sitting on a bed of nails.



Library Hours

  • Monday: 9:00 A.M. - 7:30 P.M.
  • Tuesday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Wednesday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Thursday: 9:00 A.M. - 9:00 P.M.
  • Friday: 9:00 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.
  • Saturday: 11:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
  • Closed Sundays
  • Monday: 9:00 A.M. - 7:30 P.M.
  • Tuesday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Wednesday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Thursday: 9:00 A.M. - 9:00 P.M.
  • Friday: 9:00 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.
  • Saturday: 11:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
  • Closed Sundays

19649 Linwood Rd.
(913) 301-3686

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