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Mid-Continent Library Celebrates 50th Birthday on November 10 Celebrations at More Than 30 Locations Across Region

Mid-Continent Public Library will celebrate its 50th Anniversary on Tuesday, November 10 with birthday celebrations, author visits, special performances, prizes, and ceremonies including visits from local dignitaries, the Library Director Steve Potter, MCPL’s new mascot Marty the Martian, and the announcement of a new literacy program. “Since 1965, MCPL has …

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Celebrate Family History Month at the Midwest Genealogy Center Independence-Based Library Offers Classes and Resources to Start Family Search

In 2001, after witnessing the continuing popularity of researching one’s family tree, Congress officially designated October as Family History Month. Mid-Continent Public Library’s celebration will be focused on special programming and extensive resource training taking place at The Midwest Genealogy Center [3440 S. Lee’s Summit Road], the largest free-standing public …

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Mid-Continent Public Library Premieres Story Center Speaker Series National Authors Offer an Inside Look at the Writing Process

Mid-Continent Public Library’s Story Center, a regional resource for digital, oral, and written storytelling, is announcing their fall line-up of the new Story Center Speaker Series. This innovative series brings local and national authors and story crafters to the Library for free expert discussions and public interactions (book signings and …

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Kansas City Public Library, Mid-Continent Public Library Team on Citywide, Sesquicentennial Celebration of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

MCPL KCPL Alice in Wonderland

(Kansas City, Missouri) – This way down the rabbit hole. The Kansas City Public Library and Mid-Continent Public Library focus the city’s literary attention on Lewis Carroll’s timeless Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, kicking off an ambitious, two-month, reading-and-events initiative with back-to-back presentations by one of the world’s leading Carroll scholars. …

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