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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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Mid-Continent Public Library Hosts Award-Winning Author, Laura McHugh

Laura McHugh Speaks About Her Latest Novel in Story Center Speaker Series Award-winning regional author Laura McHugh will visit Woodneath Library Center onAugust 11 for a presentation and book signing as part of Mid-Continent Public Library’s ongoing Story Center Speaker Series, presented in partnership with Rainy Day Books. A Columbia, …

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Clay County Missouri Commissioner Comments from 3/7/2016

Clay County Missouri Commission

The Clay County Commissioners spoke for about 6 minutes during the comment portion of the March 7, 2016 Commission meeting. Highlights are posted below. Videos start at the beginning of their respective comments. Commissioner Luann Ridgeway: Brief mention about the Liberty Downtown Redevelopment Project. Commissioner Ridgeway has been discussing this …

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Small Business Boot Camp Draws Crowd To Library

jason rule corner cafe

More than 150 entrepreneurs and business owners filled the Woodneath Library Center Friday, March 4 for the latest Small Business Boot Camp sponsored by the Clay County Economic Development Council and Mid-Continent Public Library. Keynote speaker Jason Rule proved that if he ever ends his ownership of the Corner Café …

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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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Woodneath Library Celebrates the 50th Birthday of Mid-Continent Public Library

Marty the Martian

The Northland News swung by the Mid-Continent Public Library 50th birthday celebration at Woodneath Library Center on Tuesday, November 10. The event saw around 50 people attend the festivities. Library director, Steven Potter, spoke for about 10 minutes to people that attended the event. Potter said that it was appropriate …

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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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Kansas City’s Mid-Continent Library and New York Public Library Executives Agree on World Series Wagers

Mid-Continent Public Library Director Steven Potter is so convinced that the Kansas City Royals will win the World Series that he has challenged New York Public Library President Anthony Marx to a wager for bragging rights. If the Mets defeat the Royals, Potter will contribute a supply of MCPL’s special …

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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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