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Acclaimed Authors to Speak at Mid-Continent Public Library

Library Hosts Prominent Writers as Part of Story Center Speaker Series  Independence, MO – Mid-Continent Public Library (MCPL), in partnership with Rainy Day Books, is pleased to announce the addition of four prominent writers to its Story Center Speaker Series, which will host presentations at the Woodneath Library Center throughout …

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Mid-Continent Public Library Launches Summer Reading Program

Library Partners with Chiefs, Royals, Sporting KC, Missouri Mavericks, Kansas Speedway  Independence, MO – Mid-Continent Public Library (MCPL) is pleased to announce the return of its annual Summer Reading Program, which encourages and rewards children – from babies to teens – for reading over their summer break. Registration for Summer …

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Mid-Continent Public Library Hosts Public Forum on Historic Elbridge Arnold Home

MCPL Opens Community Dialogue on Historic Elbridge Arnold Home On Saturday, May 21 at 10 a.m., Mid-Continent Public Library will host a public meeting to discuss plans for the adaptive reuse of the historic Elbridge Arnold home on the Woodneath Library Campus off of Flintlock Road in Kansas City. The …

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May Events at Smithville Mid-Continent Public Library

Free Programs for All Ages  PLEASE NOTE: Programs are free, but registration is required and may be done online at http://www.mymcpl.org/events or by phone at 816-532-0116. Space is limited; events and dates are subject to change. May 6, 2016, Friday at 10:00 AM Beginning Census Records Learn to search thousands …

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Mid-Continent Public Library Trades 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. Food for Fines offers customers the opportunity to clear their overdue fines and replacement card charges by donating non-perishable food …

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Little Libraries for Global Students at Northgate Middle School

North Kansas City School District

“Having a new book makes me want to read every day,” said 6th grade Northgate Middle School student Ghassan. On the evening of May 5, the Northgate Middle School cafeteria will host a festival of new books and little libraries, as students pick new titles and decorate their own bookshelves …

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April and May Events at Smithville Mid-Continent Public Library

PLEASE NOTE: Programs are free, but registration is required and may be done online at http://www.mymcpl.org/events or by phone at 816-532-0116. Space is limited; events and dates are subject to change. April 9, 2016, Saturday at 10:00 AM The Rockin’ Rob Show Join Rockin’ Rob for a completely interactive and …

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March 2016 Events at Smithville Mid-Continent Library

PLEASE NOTE: Programs are free, but registration is required and may be done online at http://www.mymcpl.org/events or by phone at 816-532-0116. Space is limited; events and dates are subject to change. March 3, 2016, Thursday at 6:30 PM Road Trips That Travel Civil War History With so much Border War …

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Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City Public Library and Literacy KC Team Up to Provide New High School Diploma and Career Training Program

Adults in the Kansas City area looking to earn a high school diploma have a new, innovative, and expense-paid pathway: an online program offered through the Kansas City Public Library, Mid-Continent Public Library, and Literacy Kansas City. Teaming with Gale, a leading provider of library resources and part of Cengage …

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Mid-Continent Public Library Offers “The Business of Specialty Coffee” Program

Mid-Continent Public Library is hosting a panel of local coffee-scene experts to spill the beans about the industry on Friday, January 22 at 7 p.m. at its Woodneath Library Center [8900 Flintlock Road, Kansas City, MO]. Funded by a grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, the discussion will be …

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