Medicare Made Easy is one of the many programs that we have had at the Red Bridge Branch. We had two representatives here to talk to us about Medicare. Medicare decisions are not always easy, and sometimes, it's nice to know you can receive free information at your local library.
There’s nothing like a mouthwatering barbecue sandwich drenched with spiced up sauce. I’m very fortunate that I live in one of the famous barbecue cities in the nation. I do enjoy most of the franchised barbecue restaurants in Kansas City, but I also like exploring other local barbecue vendors.
Now that the 1940 census has been released, I had a great time finding both of my parents on the census records. I emailed both of them the page with their family, but I think I was more excited than they were.
As part of our ongoing genealogy programs here at Riverside, I’d like to invite you to May 14th’s program, Passenger Lists. Learn what types of passenger lists are available, where to find them, and how to search them. A brief background on immigration is also included.
I was curious about a new kind of program scheduled at MCPL—a walking tour. So I joined in and met Dr. Miriani and the tour group at the J.C. Nichols Memorial Fountain on the Plaza. I’ve been the Plaza many times through the years, but I’ve never really learned the detailed history and how the experiences of one person had such a great influence on the architecture and layout of this delightful part of Kansas City.
The North Oak Branch of Mid-Continent Public Library has an upcoming event for our Northland seniors. We are hosting an open house on May 31, 2012 from 10:00 a. m. to 1:00 p.m. Come discover all the services our local organizations have to offer for seniors.
Bring On Your Questions about Government Services!
On June 13th, the South Independence Branch will host Congressman Emanuel Cleaver’s District Mobile Office. While Representative Cleaver will not be in attendance, his staff will. The mobile office staff will be ready to provide access to various services including information on Social Security and Medicare, Citizenship and Immigration, and Veterans Services.
Stop by June 13th between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. and let your voice be heard!
As a reference librarian, I hear people complain frequently about wanting to know more about their health diagnosis or find information about a common disease. Many of them are frustrated by the overwhelming number of hits and the effort of wading through advertisements when they try searching the Web. We ALL want just the information we need—when we need it! This is such a pervasive idea, the Healthwise Company is now marketing "Information Therapy – the practice of prescribing th
While technology has become a reality for everyday living, there are still many people who are resistant to the change. It can be frustrating for people who grew up without it to try and learn new skills. If you are one of the "anti-techies," South Independence has a program for you! Every month, we feature computer classes on the second Monday of the month at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. In the past, we've featured information on eBooks, email, Internet 101, online searching, Windows programs, and more!
Imagine a mysterious, diverse, and beautiful land on the other side of the world. A land that produces an instrument called the didgeridoo, which looks and sounds as exotic as its name. A land down under, a land called Australia.
But wait! Let’s go back to the instrument: a didgeridoo? Well, that’s just plain fun to say! The didgeridoo is a wind instrument developed by Indigenous Australians about 1,500 years ago that is still in widespread use today all around the world.