Library Lovers Gala

Library Lovers Gala

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

Back to School

Back to School

Do you have the resources you need this school year?

Shakespeare: Villains and Heroes

Shakespeare: Villains and Heroes

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

Advancing Your Microsoft® Office Skills

Advancing Your Microsoft® Office Skills

Join us for a three-week class on Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.


News and Views

Back to School

As yet another summer draws to a close, I know all the parents out there are getting ready for the transition back to school. Luckily, you are in the right place to get your students ready for the school year. 

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!

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