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Earn Points with These Programs

More than 100 programs will be held, many of them space-themed! 

The Story Center Speaker Series

Join author J. Ryan Stradal on July 24 for a discussion of his second novel, The Lager Queen of Minnesota.

Global Family Reunion

Celebrate family connections across the globe in a day-long party. Global Family Reunion is a live worldwide family reunion, festival, fair, and genealogy convention created by bestselling author A.J. Jacobs.

Living Dead Escape Rooms

You have five minutes to escape from two zombie-themed mobile escape rooms. Can you do it?

Summer Learning Program

From May 20 through July 31, participating kids and teens can earn free books and win great prizes by reading, attending Library programs, and taking part in educational activities at home.

Space Warriors: The Force of Bacon

Join Theatre of the Imagination’s Miles McMahon for an adventure that transports kids to a galaxy far away filled with silly jokes, crazy skits, and tons of audience participation.

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"Resilience" Film Screening and Discussion

Tue, Jun 25 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration Required
Join us for a screening of the documentary "Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope." This film explores how Adverse Child Experiences (ACEs) alter brain development, leaving a las

Broadway Our Way! (Rescheduled from 7/25/2019)

Wed, Jun 26 2019
7:00pm - 7:50pm
Registration Required
From "Camelot" to "Frozen," Kansas City jazz singer Millie Edwards and her band perform variety of Broadway standards and hits in their own special style.

Space Warriors: The Force of Bacon

Fri, Jun 28 2019
11:30am - 12:30pm
Registration Required
Join Theatre of the Imagination’s Miles McMahon for an adventure that transports kids to a galaxy far away filled with silly jokes, crazy skits, and tons of audience participation.

3-2-1 Blast Off

Sat, Jul 6 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration Required
Travel back to meet Galileo and Isaac Newton to learn about gravity. Build your own rocket and launch it with a mixture of solid (NaHCO3) and liquid (HOH) fuels and see it rise off the launch pad.
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