Medicare Part D Enrollment

Medicare Part D Enrollment

Sign up for a one-on-one appointment with a trained CLAIM counselor.

Pink Party

Pink Party

Put on your pink and bring a friend to our annual celebration in honor of breast cancer awareness on October 24!

Kansas City Star Archive

Kansas City Star Archive

Access the complete archive for free with your library card!

The Battle of Island Mound

The Battle of Island Mound

Join Brother John as he tells the story of this history-making battle through the eyes of one of its soldiers, Lt. Patrick H. Minor.


News and Views

Tell Me a Story: Chiefs Kingdom

If you’ve been anywhere near the Kansas City area in the past few weeks, you’ve probably heard that the KC Chiefs are on a hot streak! Sure, we had a bit of a setback this past Sunday as we fell to the Pittsburgh Steelers, but today is a new day and tonight we turn our attention to Oakland as the Chiefs take on the Raiders in what will hopefully push the Chiefs to a 6-1 record.

PSL: Pumpkin Spice Library

Fall has officially arrived! And for those of us who are shameless in displaying our seasonal appreciation (sweaters, Ugg boots, wreaths with fake cornucopias, selfies jumping into piles of leaves, etc.), that means one thing: PUMPKIN-FLAVORED TREATS. I’m talking muffins, lattes, pies, soups, breads—you name it, there is a pumpkin version of it…and I AM HERE FOR IT. 

Spooky Halloween Films

Have you created your Halloween spooky movie queue yet? Mid-Continent Public Library has an amazing selection of movies that you might not easily find anywhere else.

Autumn Reading

Autumn is my favorite time of year—it’s time to go outdoors and celebrate the harvest with festivals, seasonal food, walks in the woods, and everything pumpkin spice. Wrap yourself up in a cozy sweater and enjoy a great book on your porch, or start building your Halloween movie list. It’s the perfect time to introduce kids to nature too.

Here are a few all-ages reading suggestions for total immersion in the season!

For kids:

Keeping Your Personal Information Safe

As many of you are probably aware, there was a recent cyberattack that involved the unauthorized access of personal information of 143 million Americans—nearly half the people in this country. The information that was taken included social security numbers, credit card numbers, driver’s license numbers, and more. And chances are, you were affected.

Legacy Luncheon

Weekly Poll

How often do you agree with book critics?

3% (24 votes)
39% (335 votes)
I don't care what critics think.
33% (282 votes)
I never read reviews.
24% (208 votes)
Total votes: 849

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