Library Lovers Gala

Library Lovers Gala

Join us for an evening celebrating lovers of all things literary! Tickets include dinner, signature cocktail, and entertainment.

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Back to School

Back to School

Do you have the resources you need this school year?

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Shakespeare: Villains and Heroes

Shakespeare: Villains and Heroes

Watch the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival bring heroes and villains alive on stage!

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Speaker Series: Sara Paretsky

Speaker Series: Sara Paretsky

Join us for two special programs and a book-signing Tues. July 28 by best-selling mystery writer Sara Paretsky.

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News and Views

Watch Something Super!

One of my favorite parts of summer is the blockbuster movies, particularly the superhero movies. This summer's first superhero movie was Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Podcast Ponderings: Ready to Get Wild?

Kansas City native Samantha Fish released her third blues album in early July, and for me, that means updating playlists and adjusting my usual podcast rotation for any interviews with Samantha Fish that might be out there. Luckily, a guitar aficionado podcast, Amps and Axes, fit the bill. The hosts, Jeff Bober and Mick Marcellino, interviewed Ms. Fish in April after the new album was recorded, and she was prepping for the release. 

Access Is Now Faster at our Red Bridge Location!

Great news -- our Red Bridge Branch, located at 11140 Locust St., Kansas City, MO 64131, is the first branch in the Mid-Continent Public Library system to get Google Fiber installed. This was made possible by Google and the City of Kansas City donating the connection to the Library system.  

Summer Boredom Busters

We're well into summer now. But with a few weeks left before school starts again, your kids might be reaching the point in the summer when their most common complaint is "I'm bored!" What can you do about your kids' boredom? No worries, the Library is here to help!

Fresh New Voices: Nonfiction

Don’t miss these new and forthcoming materials, brought to you by the Collection Development Department. Place your holds now!

Are you itching to read someone new? Discover your next favorite author in this four-part series featuring books by debut authors. Previously, we looked at biographies and memoirs and young adult fiction; now, we turn our attention to a fun mix of nonfiction books.

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