1000 Books Before Kindergarten

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

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Tax Help for Seniors

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Black History Month

Black History Month

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XOXO, Your Library

Flowers wilt. Chocolates melt. Want to give the Valentine’s Day gift that keeps on giving? Give the gift of a Library Lovers membership! It’s perfect for any bibliophile in your life, and it will last the whole year. Memberships help fund special programs and outreach services provided by our Library system, and members receive benefits like MCPL merchandise and access to exclusive events.

Celebrating History This February

So I'm kind of a history buff, and February is a big month for history. Firstly, it is Black History Month, but in addition to that, February is when we celebrate Presidents Day due to the birthdays of both Presidents Washington and Lincoln. Here are a few ways you can celebrate history whether you are learning, studying, or teaching it.

Cloud Storage

Cloud storage is a concept that has been around for a little while, but the more widely used cloud storage systems are becoming, the more questions people have. 

One of the best features that is starting to develop in cloud systems is the ability to create documents and edit them from inside of a cloud account. 

Your Top 10 Songs of 2015

2016 has come to stay, for a while at least. And with the new year comes resolutions - to lose weight, eat better, read more - but how about a resolution to legally download free music?

What a Great Year to Be a Sports Fan in Kansas City!

This has been an amazing year for the sports fans of Kansas City. First, we had an amazing season with the Royals. Others in the sports world didn’t think they could come back and get to the World Series again, let alone win it. And they did. The city went crazy with an estimated 800,000+ fans at the World Series Parade downtown. The win ended a 30-year drought. The city was overjoyed, and everywhere you looked, the city was colored in blue.

Library Closing

All MCPL locations will be closed on Monday, February 15th for Presidents Day. All branches will reopen Tuesday, February 16th. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The Woodneath Library Center, North Independence Branch, and Midwest Genealogy Center will be closed on Sunday, February 14th.

However, our digital collection is always available! Check out eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, and more 24/7!

See all of MCPL's holiday closings

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