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MCPL-Blue Ridge Branch

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9253 Blue Ridge Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64138 United States
816-761-3382 http://www.mymcpl.org/locations/blue-ridge

May 2017

MCPL Blue Ridge presents Retro Video Game Art

May 10, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
MCPL-Blue Ridge Branch, 9253 Blue Ridge Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64138 United States
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It all starts with a pixel. Mid-Continent Public Library's Blue Ridge Branch invites teens to recreate their favorite iconic 8-bit video game characters or a world all of their own while learning basic Adobe Photoshop skills. 

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WeDo LEGO Robotics: Hungry Alligator | Blue Ridge Library

May 20, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
MCPL-Blue Ridge Branch, 9253 Blue Ridge Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64138 United States
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Oh snap! The Mid-Continent Public Library invites kids ages 8 and up to build a hungry alligator and program it to chomp down on anything that swims too close. Kids will work in pairs to make this simple robot.

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SEA Life’s Let’s Talk Conservation | Blue Ridge Library

May 31, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
MCPL-Blue Ridge Branch, 9253 Blue Ridge Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64138 United States
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Learn from the SEA LIFE Education Team how conservation protects the world’s oceans. Then make a trash capsule and explore you how can help the world’s sea creatures from right here in the Midwest. Ages 7 and up.

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June 2017

Wings of Love’s Awesome Birds | Blue Ridge Library

June 13, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
MCPL-Blue Ridge Branch, 9253 Blue Ridge Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64138 United States
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Mid-Continent Public Library invites you to meet birds ranging from a rare parrots and a toucan to the world’s largest type of owl as these feathered entertainers take the stage to talk, perform tricks and sing songs. Appropriate for all ages.

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July 2017

Build a Better World Through Science | Blue Ridge Library

July 11, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
MCPL-Blue Ridge Branch, 9253 Blue Ridge Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64138 United States
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Mid-Continent Public Library invites students ages 6 and up to explore how experimenting and hypothesizing can help to build a better world. Discover how we can work together to make the world a better place by asking "what if?" and "what could happen?"

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August 2017

Mad Science’s Planets and Moons | Blue Ridge Library

August 12, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
MCPL-Blue Ridge Branch, 9253 Blue Ridge Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64138 United States
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Mid-Continent Public Library invites you to explore the farthest reaches of the solar system and create a lunar eclipse in this "mad" planetary tour! Learn how the planets stack up. Build and take home Kepler's Cube, a fun and educational 3-D solar system puzzle. Ages…

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November 2017

Science City’s Kitchen Chemistry | Blue Ridge Library

November 11, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
MCPL-Blue Ridge Branch, 9253 Blue Ridge Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64138 United States
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Mid-Continent Public Library invites you to learn all about chemistry in the kitchen as presenters from Science City share activities that connect science concepts with popular books. Come explore hands-on activities and conduct experiments using science tools and materials. (Ages 4 and up)

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July 2018

Kids Lab: Bits & Bytes Coders | Blue Ridge Library

July 12, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
MCPL-Blue Ridge Branch, 9253 Blue Ridge Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64138 United States
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The Mid-Continent Public Library invites kids ages 8 and up to discover how they can bring science and technology to life. Using code.org, kids will work at their own pace on projects that match their interests to learn computer coding. Permission from a parent or…

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August 2018

Kids Lab: Bits & Bytes Coders Show and Tell | Blue Ridge Library

August 2, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
MCPL-Blue Ridge Branch, 9253 Blue Ridge Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64138 United States
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The Mid-Continent Public Library invites you to discover how you can bring science and technology to life in this program for ages 8 and up. Bits & Bytes coders will have a chance to show what they have learned and a panel of workers from…

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October 2018

Journey through the Solar System | Blue Ridge Library

October 13, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MCPL-Blue Ridge Branch, 9253 Blue Ridge Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64138 United States
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The Mid-Continent Public Library invites kids ages 8 and up to take a voyage from the Sun to Pluto with the imagination, and to learn what makes the planets different from the sun and from each other. Through simple activities participants will better understand how…

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April 2019

BOOM! Stories & Science | Blue Ridge Library

April 6, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MCPL-Blue Ridge Branch, 9253 Blue Ridge Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64138 United States
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Ages 5 and up will enjoy a lively mix of science experiments and storytelling that will get them excited about science and reading during this Mid-Continent Public Library program.

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June 2019

Science City: Sub Zero | Blue Ridge Library

June 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
MCPL-Blue Ridge Branch, 9253 Blue Ridge Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64138 United States
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The Mid-Continent Public Library invites children ages 5 and up to explore the fundamentals of the three states of matter with this examination of the peculiar and "very cool" properties of dry ice. Registration required.

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September 2019

Teen STEAM: Coding Club | Blue Ridge Library

September 5, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
MCPL-Blue Ridge Branch, 9253 Blue Ridge Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64138 United States
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The Mid-Continent Public Library invites teens to explore, create and learn during its Teen STEAM Coding Club. Register here.

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October 2019

Mad Science Demonstrates It’s Not Magic | Blue Ridge Library

October 12, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
MCPL-Blue Ridge Branch, 9253 Blue Ridge Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64138 United States
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Discover the chemistry and physics behind eye-catching magic tricks, including sitting on a bed of nails. Register for this event here.

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December 2019

Kid STEAM: Cool Stuff Lab | Blue Ridge Library

December 14, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MCPL-Blue Ridge Branch, 9253 Blue Ridge Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64138 United States
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Explore sciences, technologies, engineering, arts and math in this series from the Mid-Continent Public Library for ages 6 and up. In this session discover: What can you measure with a measuring wheel? What is hydrophobic sand? What can you make with light-up blocks? Find out…

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Kid STEAM: Cool Stuff Lab | Blue Ridge Library

December 14, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MCPL-Blue Ridge Branch, 9253 Blue Ridge Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64138 United States
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Free

Explore sciences, technologies, engineering, arts and math in this Mid-Continent Public Library program for ages 6 and up. In this session, discover how you can bring science and technology to life. What can you measure with a measuring wheel? What is hydrophobic sand? What can…

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February 2020

Teen STEAM: Breakout Edu Black History Month Edition | Blue Ridge Library

February 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
MCPL-Blue Ridge Branch, 9253 Blue Ridge Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64138 United States
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Explore! Create! Learn! Unleash your imagination and prepare for your future in this Mid-Continent Public Library program for teens. Register for this event here.

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