Speaker Series: Jeff Guinn

Speaker Series: Jeff Guinn

Register for this Story Center Speaker Series event on October 14th with this New York Times best-selling author.

Veterans Salute

Veterans Salute

Join us to commemorate Wars End at our annual Veterans Salute on October 17.

Pink Parties

Pink Parties

Put on your pink and bring a friend to this annual celebration!

National Family History Month

National Family History Month

Access your history and find your roots at the Midwest Genealogy Center.


News and Views

And the Winner Is...

A big congratulations is due to our many talented story crafters who participated in our first flash-fiction contest – Story Sprint. We had a total of 63 entries. Wow!

Podcast Ponderings: Avenging Music

Avengers: Age of Ultron was released on DVD Friday, October 2 (and available through the Library), and that release reminded me of an episode from one of my podcasts, Song Exploder.

Family History Month Fun with Kids

October is Family History Month. It is a great opportunity to spend some time as a family looking into your roots. Get creative and use the free resources at MCPL to find out more about your past. Remember, MCPL is home to the Midwest Genealogy Center as well.

All About Dog Sports

You may have heard of the “Let’s Move” initiative for “Raising a Healthier Generation of Kids” endorsed by Michelle Obama, but did you know dog obesity is also on the rise?

Podcast Ponderings: Hush, Mendeleev!

I’m reaching back a bit here, but it’s worth it. Last month, Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich of Radiolab issued a teaser for their upcoming (and now already released) episode Elements.

50th Anniversary

Library Closing

All MCPL locations will be closed on Monday, October 12th, for a Staff Development Day. All branches will reopen Tuesday, October 13th. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The Woodneath Library Center, North Independence Branch, and Midwest Genealogy Center will be open on Sunday, October 11th.

See all of MCPL's holiday closings

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