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November Events at Smithville Mid-Continent Library

November 1, 2016, Tuesday at 6:30 PM Science City: Artbots Design, create, and implement a take-home robot that can draw patterns. Learn to alter the robot’s design to change the pattern. (For teens) Registration is required. November 3, 2016, Thursday at 6:30 PM Is It Just the Winter Blues? Learn …

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October Events at Smithville Mid-Continent Library

October 8, 2016, Saturday at 10:00 AM American Girl Tea Come share a cup of tea as we explore the world of the American Girl books from yesteryear to today. (Ages 6 and up) Registration is required. October 13, 2016, Thursday at 6:30 PM Haunted Kansas City Take a visual tour …

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October Events at Excelsior Springs Mid-Continent Library

Ongoing Programs Storytime for Toddlers Every Tuesday at 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Enjoy this storytime for toddlers as we share the world of books with your child. Parents and caregivers will enjoy a fun and interactive environment with your toddlers that will engage and encourage those next steps into …

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Mid-Continent Public Library Hosts Bestselling Authors

Story Center Announces Authors for Speaker Series, Presents Writing Weekend Mid-Continent Public Library is pleased to announce the addition of six prominent children’s and young adult authors to its lineup of presenters for the ongoing Story Center Speaker Series at Woodneath Library Center. Each of the authors will give a …

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Small Business Bootcamp to Feature Google Fiber

The Clay County Economic Development Council and Mid-Continent Public Library will host a Small Business Bootcamp on Friday, Sept. 23 at 8:30 a.m. at the Woodneath Library Center, 8900 Flintlock Road, Kansas City. Keynote speaker for the event will be Rachel Hack Merlo, Google Fiber, Community Impact Manager – Kansas …

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Mid-Continent Public Library Accepts Food for Fines

Library Collects Food Donations for Local Pantries in Place of Fines  Independence, MO – Mid-Continent Public Library (MCPL) is pleased to announce the return of its Food for Fines program, which offers customers at all 31 branches the opportunity to clear their overdue fines and replacement card charges by donating …

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Mid-Continent Public Library Hosts Legacy Luncheon

Annual Reception Included Awards and State of the Library Address  Independence, MO – Mid-Continent Public Library hosted its second annual Legacy Luncheon yesterday at the Courtyard Kansas City at Briarcliff to celebrate the impact of libraries and librarians on communities. “Libraries help build individuals and communities, but the other thing we …

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Mid-Continent Public Library Honors Veterans

Library Hosts Veterans Salute, Commemorates Gulf War Anniversary Independence, MO – Mid-Continent Public Library will commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Gulf War at its 2016 Veterans Salute on Saturday, September 10 at the Midwest Genealogy Center (3440 S. Lee’s Summit Road, Independence, MO 64055). “It is truly an honor …

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July 2016 Events at Smithville Mid-Continent

September 1, 2016, Thursday at 2:00 PM Story of the Orphan Train Leaving the streets of New York City, homeless children rode the orphan train hoping to find new homes in America’s heartland. Sourcing memoirs, letters, and interviews, actress Pippa White brings to life the orphans who shared in this …

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