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Acclaimed Authors Join MCPL’s Story Center Speaker Series

Library Announces Spring Lineup of Speakers at Woodneath Library Center Independence, MO – Mid-Continent Public Library continues to grow its roster of notable authors joining the ongoing Story Center Speaker Series at Woodneath Library Center (8900 NE Flintlock Road, Kansas City, Mo.). Starting in late February, the Library, in partnership …

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Mid-Continent Public Library Hosts Community Stakeholder Discussions

Library Seeks Community Input on Proposed Branch Enhancements Independence, MO – Beginning on March 2, Mid-Continent Public Library will launch a series of public meetings across its three-county district for community members to gather and learn more about the Library’s plans for the future, as well as express their thoughts …

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UPDATED: Mid-Continent Public Library Celebrates Black History Month

Library Kicks Off Month-Long Series of Programs on Black History and Culture Greater Kansas City, MO – February is Black History Month, and in honor of the occasion, Mid-Continent Public Library will offer numerous free programs for the public on black history and culture in America at several of its …

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‘Mother Nature’ on Display at Woodneath Library Center

Mid-Continent Public Library Receives Donated Sculpture  Independence, MO – Mid-Continent Public Library is pleased to announce the arrival of “Mother Nature” at its Woodneath Library Center off Flintlock Road. Created by artist Ariel Bowman as a self-portrait during her studies at the Kansas City Art Institute, “Mother Nature” is an …

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February Programs at the Smithville Mid-Continent Library

February Programs at the Smithville Mid-Continent Library February 1& 15, 2017, Wednesday at 9:00 AM Tax Help for Seniors (Free from AARP) AARP Tax-Aide representatives will be at the Library to assist seniors with moderate to low incomes with tax questions and tax return preparation. No farm returns or rental …

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Mid-Continent Library Rolls Out Red Carpet for Annual Winter Reading Challenge

Mid-Continent Public Library Celebrates ‘Read to Reel’ During 2017 Competition Independence, MO – Mid-Continent Public Library is pleased to announce the return of its annual Winter Reading Challenge—a competition developed by the Library to encourage leisure reading among adults. The theme of this year’s Challenge is Read to Reel, and …

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Children’s Author Tim McCanna Joins MCPL’s Story Center Speaker Series at Woodneath

Northland Native to Share New Book, Bitty Bot, at Woodneath Library Independence, MO – A native of Liberty, Mo., children’s author Tim McCanna is returning to his hometown for a special storytime event at Mid-Continent Public Library’s Woodneath Library Center on Sunday, December 11 featuring his newest book, Bitty Bot. …

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December Events at Smithville Mid-Continent Public Library

December 1, 2016, Thursday at 6:30 PM Advanced Excel Experienced users can learn the advanced options offered by Microsoft Excel®. Attendance at Beginning Excel® and Intermediate Excel® is suggested.(For adults) Registration is required.    December 2, 2016, Friday at 10:00 AM Beginning Ancestry Library Edition (Branch Staff) Research your family …

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Aspiring Novelists Gather at MCPL’s Story Center and Branches

Library Hosts Publishing Workshops and NaNoWriMo Programs Independence, MO – During the month of November, you’re likely to hear an audible hum of energy and excitement emanating from Mid-Continent Public Library’s Story Center as fingers fly across keyboards and printers spit out novel drafts of all shapes and sizes. The …

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Library Hosts Leaders From Shatto Milk Company, Local Distilleries

MCPL’s Square One Small Business Services Offers Programs for Aspiring Entrepreneurs Independence, MO – Mid-Continent Public Library is quenching the thirst of aspiring entrepreneurs for industry insight and guidance through two free programs hosted by Square One Small Business Services, a division of the Library that is funded in part …

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