Thanks to raging hormones, the rush of a romance or the hollowness of being without one can feel a lot more intense during the teen years. Fortunately, on this day of cruel cupids and broken arrows, the Plaza Branch of the Kansas City Public Library (4801 Main) offers lonely hearts ages 12 to 17 an alternative to brooding by themselves. Valentine-card defacement, games, cookies and a movie guaranteed not to glorify romance are on the agenda for the Un-Valentine's Day Party
, beginning at 2 p.m. Teens should RSVP; call 816-701-3649 or see kclibrary.org/rsvp/7902.
Sun., Feb. 14, 2 p.m., 2010