Programs for Teens

Summer Reading 2018

Upcoming Events

Check out special Summer Reading 2018 programs here. Other weekly activities listed below.


Teen Movie Night: Love, Simon

Teen Movie Night: Love, Simon
Monday, June 18th at 6:30 pm

Snacks & drinks provided. From dvdsreleasedates.com: Young love is never easy, but for Simon, it's even more complicated than usual. Living as a closeted gay youth, he struggles to explore his romantic options just as he's coming to the age where they're supposed to be so common for everyone else. The usual challenges of a senior's last year in high school complicate his internal struggles all the more. Before Simon can figure out how to find what he's looking for, he has to first grapple with a stranger's threats to reveal his secrets.


Teen Movie Night: Tomb Raider

Teen Movie Night: Tomb Raider
Monday, July 9th at 6:30 pm

Snacks & drinks provided. From dvdsreleasedates.com: Lara Croft, the 21-year-old daughter of a wealthy eccentric adventurer and tomb raider, lives a life without purpose. Even though she's the heir of a global empire after her father went missing on an expedition seven years ago, she spends her time shirking her responsibilities. Although her father's final wishes were that she wouldn't try to find out what happened to him should he ever disappear, Lara strikes out on her first expedition in search of the mythical island off the Japanese coast where her father was hoping to find a fabled tomb. Can she follow in his footsteps as tomb raider and find out the truth?


Teen Movie Night: Rampage

Teen Movie Night: Rampage
Monday, July 23rd at 6:30 pm

Snacks & drinks provided. From dvdsreleasedates.com: Davis Okoye, a primatologist who serves as the leader of an anti-poaching unit in Africa, has been close friends with George, one of the gorillas in his care, since the primate's birth. After a rogue experiment involving genetic tampering turns George and other gorillas and animals around the world into rampaging monsters, Davis and his team along with a discredited geneticist must find a way to discover a cure and stop the destruction and death. Yet the apocalyptic world that Davis and the others face leaves them with little time or safety. They must fight through ever-changing battlefields to survive.


Ukelele 101 Workshop

Ukulele 101 Workshop
Thursday, August 9th at 6:30 pm

Registration required. For those ages 10 and up. You don't have to have an instrument to come, but if you have one, you can bring it.

Instructor David Firman will help us learn all about ukuleles. This hands-on workshop is geared more towards the beginner, from someone who has never held a ukulele to those who may have been playing a little while.

You'll learn a variety of different chords, strums, as well as some songs (everything from Woody Guthrie and the Beatles to oldies rock).

David is a founding member of the Kansas City Ukesters and has been performing and teaching throughout the Kansas City area for years.


Teen Movie Night: Ready Player One

Teen Movie Night: Ready Player One
Monday, August 14th at 6:30 pm

Snacks & drinks provided. From dvdsreleasedates.com: For many people, a virtual world called OASIS is the most important part of their lives. When the creator of the world dies, suddenly everything is in flux. Upon his death, a mysterious video is released, in which the founder reveals that he has planted an Easter Egg into the game. This Easter Egg is the key to his fortune. When Wade Watts discovers the first clue, he throws caution to the wind and becomes obsessed with getting the egg.


Painted Kanvas Painting Event

Painted Kanvas Painting Event
Thursday, August 23rd from 6:30-8:30 pm

Registration required. For ages 13 & up. $10 participation fee required the night of the event. Cash or check only.

We had so much at our last Painted Kanvas painting party that we're doing it again! This time participants will create this colorful owl painting. Bring your imagination and artistic skills (or lack thereof) and join us for a fun evening.



Ongoing Programs

Teen Anime Drawing Club

Teen Anime Drawing Club
The last Saturday of each month from 12:30-2:00 pm

Artist Allison Johnson will join us to help draw anime for at least the upcoming June & July sessions.

This club meets each month to celebrate a shared interest in anime. Participants will learn to draw anime and expand their knowledge through artists, books, videos, and each other.



Library Hours

  • Monday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 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. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Saturday: 11:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
  • Closed Sundays
  • Monday: 9:00 A.M. - 6:30 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. - 6:30 P.M.
  • Saturday: 11:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
  • Closed Sundays

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