Let's Talk About It! Making Sense of the American Civil War
Coming up on Sunday, March 4th at 2:00 p.m. at the Midwest Genealogy Center is Imagining War, the first conversation we’ll have in an attempt to make sense of one of the defining wars in our nation’s history. Altogether, there will be five discussions on different themes designed to help us explore different facets of the Civil War experience. The entire series has been made possible through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association.
Hey Teens! We have some CREATIVE programs coming up in March and April just for YOU! Come to the Lone Jack Branch on Monday, March 19th at 7:00 p.m. for the Drawing for Beginners class taught by S. Moreno. Be sure to bring an 8x10 photo or a magazine photo of your favorite person for inspiration so you can create a drawing of your own! At this class, you’ll learn basic drawing techniques, as well as how to see and draw as an artist does.
Are you ready to party like a princess? Then visit us next Saturday, March 3rd at 2:00 p.m. for South Independence's Princess Tea Party!
Come dressed in your princess best, and join our princess friends for a tea party fit for a queen. We'll have some visiting princesses here to read stories and interact with the little princesses, so bring your cameras!
Also, we'll be making some awesome princess crafts (Magic wands, royal crowns, and princess clothespin dolls) for you to take home with you!
I'm not too sure how I would feel if this was said to me at my first antique lure auction, at least concerning the importance of one lure that I may have thought was a jewel but turned out to be fool's gold. It seems this would be much like going to an MMA fight and getting knocked out in the first ten seconds, just not a pretty sight—the MMA ending or the lure auction ending.
Have you ever attended one of the Mad Science programs we offer here at MCPL? I think that they are so much fun! They deliver exciting, hands-on, and educational science experiences to children (and their parents, as well as the librarians)!
Welcome to the Library: We're a Lot More than a Collection of Books
What does reading a book, watching a movie, and learning something new have in common? They're solitary activities that we often have a hard time keeping to ourselves. You may watch the newest dystopian flick in the company of good friends, but you're the one taking it all in, forming an opinion as you watch. Likewise, being in science class with several other students doesn't change the fact that you're the one responsible for understanding that day's lesson. Reading a book is perhaps the most individual act of all. And yet, if the title in question moves you enough, you want to share it.
Would you like to attend the programs and events that the library offers, but don’t know how to find information on them or register? Do you get tired of scrolling endlessly through each branch’s offerings only to be bogged down by an excess of information? Try the Events Advanced Search for an easier experience.