Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

Celebrate the season at your local branch!

Local Author Fair

Local Author Fair

Get your holiday presents at the 2nd annual local authors fair.

Tell a Story Through Video

Tell a Story Through Video

Teens will learn how to create compelling video stories.

Windows of KC

Windows of KC

Explore the art and history of KC’s windows.


News and Views

Podcast Ponderings: On Being

Thanksgiving is just around the bend, and rather than pat my belly to celebrate the abundance in my life (and possibly the growing abundance of belly), I’ll take a little time to reflect on the two parts of holiday’s name: thanks and giving.

Your Piece of the Pie

November 16-22 is Global Entrepreneurship Week, a week to celebrate innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurs.

What Does It Take to Plan a Birthday Party for a Library?

While they all belong to the same system, MCPL’s branches are all very different, coming in all shapes and sizes. Some are small and cozy while others are spacious and soaring. Today, all will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Mid-Continent Public Library in their own way and are looking forward to you joining them. 

So what has gone into today’s branch birthday parties?

50 Things We Love About MCPL

To Our Mid-Continent Public Library Friends,

Liberty Public Schools would like to thank you for 50 Years! In honor of your anniversary, we have put together a video of appreciation. Our students and staff shared the many things they love about your libraries, and we’ve tried to represent them in this production.

We can’t thank you enough for all you do to serve our students, staff and community!

Who Really Was Working on the Railroad?

Now you can find out! For the first time ever, you can search the index to over 1.5 million pension records from the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board for free online all through your friendly neighborhood genealogy library.

50th Anniversary

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