One cure for this is to learn something new. What about learning to crochet? If you have always wanted to learn, now is your opportunity. The Grain Valley Branch is offering a class for beginners on February 1st at 11:00 a.m. Crochet is a hobby that does not take a lot of money to start, just a hook and some yarn.
Come and get some personal one-on-one instruction and learn a new skill.
The 2012 drought brought dry, hot summer weather and not much relief through the fall. Our grass turned brown, our water bill went up, and our young trees died, but the drought affected much more than just our lawns.
If you’ve read a few of my blogs, you may have noticed that I can be a little frugal. Over the past few years, I’ve come to appreciate thrift stores, ferreting out the best happy hours in town, and discovering the joys of upcycling on Pinterest. Well, there is an upcoming program at the Riverside Branch that’s right up my alley.
One day last week, my mother got a surprise in the mail. She received a large envelope of pictures from one of her cousins who lives in Springfield that we had not heard from in years.
Many of these pictures once belonged to my great-grandmother and featured my grandparents, my mother, and her sister as children. My mother loved going through all the pictures – so many memories. But most of all, she was thrilled to hear from her cousin. Sharing family photos and stories is a great way to reconnect with family that you don’t see often.
Believe it or not, MCPL is a great place to go for information about the Kansas City metro area. If you are interested in becoming acquainted with some of our local venues, we have several ways to provide access to the communities you are curious about.
It's that time again...Family Reunion Time! Clueless on how to get everyone and everything together? Come on out to the North Independence Branch on Tuesday, May 28th for the program How to Organize your Family Reunion.
Our presenter has 25 years of organizing experience, with lots of ideas on themes, mailings, and how to get help from others to put your reunion together. Make this year's reunion the one they'll be talking about for years!