Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge in Eureka Springs, AR, provides refuge for abandoned, abused, and neglected “Big Cats” that would otherwise be euthanized. Can’t go to Eureka Springs, AR? That’s okay; they’ll come to you at various MCPL Branches. Get an up close and personal look into the world of Big Cats. Learn general information on the Big Cats and about the refuge.
The Grandview Branch is pleased to host Scott and Tanya Smith and the Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge again this summer. Turpentine Creek is located in Eureka Springs, AR and is a refuge for abandoned “big cats.” The Smiths’ program will focus on the daily life of the big cats and will be accompanied by a chance to see a couple of the big cats that live at the refuge up close. Our program is on June 9th at 7pm and at 8pm. We hope to see you and your family at the Grandview Branch to learn how you can help these beautiful
Next Monday morning at 9:30, the Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge is coming to the South Independence Branch and they are bringing a couple of their massive predators. I missed their visit last year, but I heard they brought both a tiger and a panther. Beat that Anime Club!
June 5th was the annual MCPL Edgerton Branch Frog Jumping Contest. Frogs large and small competed for title of the Fastest Frog in Platte County. The winner was a Spring Peeper handled by Sarah Addison.
Boy Scouts Horsemanship Merit Badge will be held in two parts. Part 1 will be at the Colbern Road Branch on Sat., Aug. 6 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. Part 2 will be held at the Sunset Trails Horse Stables located in Lee's Summit the following Friday, August 13 from 6 pm to 8 pm. Wear Class "A" for the library session, but Class “B” for the stable session.
Pickard a Mystery to Guests at Antioch Book Discussion Group
On Monday, July 26at 7:00 PM at the Antioch Branch, special guest, Nancy Pickard will speak to the mystery book club. Author of the Jenny Cain and Marie Lightfoot mystery series, Ms. Pickard’s previous novel, The Virgin of Small Plains, won the Agatha Award (2006).
Mr. Michael is coming! Mr. Michael is coming!Please join Mr. Michael for his Kidz in Motion program.There will be lots of singing, dancing and acrobatics.He will be at on the Platte City Library on Monday, July, 12 at 7:00pm. Join the FUN!
If you are looking for economical ways to spend this summer with your kids, make sure to get them signed up to participate in this year’s Summer Reading Program.
The program runs from May 24 through July 31, and encourages recreational reading for kids of all ages. Prizes based on the number of minutes spent reading can be earned, so make sure to sign up online.