Mid-Continent Public Library (MCPL) will host its annual Veterans Salute from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010. This free event to honor American veterans will be hosted by the Platte City Branch of MCPL.
One of our current displays here at the North Oak Branch not only offers an opportunity to read new Asian fiction, but it also gives our fellow team members a chance to exhibit their talents and interests. This photograph shows two small kimonos that were made by one of the pages at North Oak. The idea for this display, as well as the painted fan and the kimonos were inspired by the upcoming Japan Festival, which will be October 2nd in Overland Park.
Just as reading can be the most fun in the world, not knowing what to read can be the most annoying thing in the world. If you are looking for your next read, here are some books with a few suggestions.
The City of Blue Springs is proud to host The Wall That Heals commemorating Vietnam War Veterans. The wall arrived in Blue Springs yesterday. It was escorted down 7 Highway to Pink Hill Park. The exhibit opens to visitors Thursday, September 30, and closes Sunday, October 3. Awakening and Reflection Ceremonies are held each day including guest speakers, Color Guard, music, and a fly over at 3:45 PM on Saturday, October 2.
Meet Roxie, the Lone Jack Branch’s newest employee. Roxie may seem a little stiff, but she always has a smile and a gleam in her eye. She’ll be with us all holiday season with plenty of ideas for your holiday soirée.