"It's cool in here, do you charge extra for that?" This was a comment from a patron who comes in the library to read the newspapers and magazines. The reference room at the Smithville Branch has been a popular hangout for customers looking for a place to read a newspaper or look through a magazine this summer. These days people are looking for ways to save money. How about letting MCPL be the place you go to read your newspapers and magazines.
A great article by James Fussell in the Kansas City Star today covers professional genealogist Kathleen Brandt and her top resource - the Midwest Genealogy Center. She says there is no substitute for the library.
The soon to open North Independence Branch was featured today in a story in the Independence Examiner. The story gives many details about the features that await library users.
When the renovated Mid-Continent Public Library North Independence branch reopens to the public at 9 a.m. Dec. 20, the space will feature several firsts for the library system, including a room solely dedicated to children’s story time.
Running into brick walls trying to find death information on an ancestor? Have you just about had enough of coming up with nothing? Well, MGC is here to help! We have lots of resources that just might hold the information you need.