May Children & Pre-Teen Events

Visit one of our branches for engaging and playful events for children.


Pizza Party! - Corder

It’s time to celebrate! School is almost out for summer, the Summer Reading Program is about to begin AND it’s finally turning warm outside! Do we need any more reasons for a pizza party? Whatever you’re celebrating, come in for a slice, we’d love to have you.  

Age: Children, Teen

Wednesday, May 1 - 3:00 p.m.


Be Original - Lexington

Create a piece of art using a canvas and fanciful butterflies. Along with the craft, we’ll share a story or two, play games, and have a snack.

Age: Children

Wednesday, May 1 - 3:30 p.m.


Sunset Silhouette Canvas Class - Warrensburg

Sunset silhouette landscapes make compelling wall art for any home. Join us for this canvas painting class, to learn the basics of creating wall art capturing that magical time of day, when the landscape comes alive with the colors of the sky. We will focus on creating the colored atmosphere of a silhouette landscape and discuss lighting differences.

Registration required; call or visit the branch to sign up.

Age: 11 years old and up

Monday, May 6 - 3:30 p.m.


Yu-Gi-Oh Early Out - Knob Noster

Join us once again for our Yu-Gi-Oh card group. New to Yu-Gi-Oh? No problem! We love to teach new interested players!

Age: 11 years old and up

Wednesday, May 8 - 3:00 p.m.


Celebrate Mom/Dad/Or Special Friend - Odessa

Kids, 5-8, join us as we make a special craft for someone special in your life.

Age: Children

Wednesday, May 8 - 4:00 p.m.


LEGO’s! - Holden

Let’s get creative with LEGOs! Will you master the challenge?

Age: 5-12 years old

Thursday, May 9 - 4:00 p.m.


Make a Seeded Bookmark - Knob Noster

Learn how to make your own seed paper and then create bookmarks to take home! Read a book, mark your page and then plant it when you are finished for a lovely reminder of that story!

Age: 8 years old and up

Wednesday, May 15 - 3:00 p.m.


Aloha to School! - Holden

School’s out for summer! What are you going to read this summer? Put on your summertime beachwear and come to the library to check out our YA reads!  We’ll enjoy tropical punch & snacks also! Most tropical looking costume will win a prize!

Registration required; call or visit the branch to sign up.

Age: Pre-Teen, Teen

Thursday, May 30 - 3:30 p.m.


Snap Circuits - Odessa

Are you the engineer type? Do you love to build things? Pre-Teens, ages 9-12, come join us and create your own snap circuit masterpiece! There will be lots of diagrams to choose from!

Age: Pre-Teen

Thursday, May 30 - 4:00 p.m.