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Shakespeare Off the Cuff

Thu, Jun 20 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Explore the art of improvisation in a fun workshop presented by Heart of America Shakespeare Festival designed to help with creativity, awareness, and "thinking on your feet."

Screenplay Writing

Thu, Jun 20 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Learn the method and madness of writing a Hollywood-style script, and explore Celtx, a free online scriptwriting platform that can help you get started.

ArtRage for Teens

Mon, Jun 24 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration Required
Learn how to paint, blend, sketch, and draw using a laptop and ArtRage software. Using ArtRage’s easy to use art tools you’ll start creating your own works of art right away.

Self-Defense for Teens

Mon, Jun 24 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration Required
Learn to defend yourself against attack. Tamara Shumate teaches self-defense tactics, including hit-and-run escapes and pressure points. Be proactive not reactive when it comes to personal safety.

Otaku Club (BN): Calligraphy

Tue, Jun 25 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Come to the Library for a celebration of all things anime. From Japanese culture and manga to cosplay and anime screenings, we'll explore it all.

Surrealism and the Shadowbox

Tue, Jun 25 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration Required
Create surrealist environments in shadowboxes using cut paper, light, and collage all while discovering the historic references of sculpture, light, and collage in contemporary art history.

Genes for Teens

Thu, Jun 27 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration Required
Explore your family’s history, learning techniques to help you collect and tell your story. Learn how to gather and record your genealogy through a variety of online databases and resources at MGC.

Teen Lit: Writing Lab

Wed, Jul 3 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration Required
Read it. Love it. Share it. Experience a book like never before. Pre-teens and teens come on a Wednesday evening to write your hearts away. Doesn't really matter what kind of style.

Editing Video

Mon, Jul 8 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Discover what it takes to get that perfect shot for video and photography. See some of the most iconic shots in cinema history and get a chance to sit behind a camera and make your own history.

Teen STEAM: Writers' Workshop

Tue, Jul 9 2019
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Registration Required
Explore, Create, Learn! Unleash your imagination and prepare for your future! Make a scene! Learn to write scenes that'll keep your readers up all night!

Teens Create: Teen Writers' Group

Tue, Jul 9 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Are you a teen who likes to write? Join our teen writing group where you can meet with other writing enthusiasts to share your work and get peer feedback.

Kansas City Rapper "Sauce" Live at Mid-Continent Public Library

Tue, Jul 9 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration Required
Kansas City rapper "They Call Me Sauce" will bring his signature banging beats, amazing lyrics, mesmerizing hooks, and positive message to this live performance at the Library.

Teen STEAM: A Creature From Another Universe

Tue, Jul 9 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration Required
Explore, Create, Learn! Unleash your imagination and prepare for your future! Create a creature from another universe. Bring your not-so-favorite stuffed animals. We provide the scissors and needle.