Have you ever wondered where the world’s first one-fingered dinosaur fossil was found? Or, where the Slipper Sea Cucumber is found? Or, how about how many geese were killed last summer for air safety? If you have ever asked yourself one of these questions, then MCPL has the database for you.
Reading Aloud Family Time ~ A Hit at the Liberty Branch!
Over 230 families in the Liberty area read at least three chapter books together to earn a copy of The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling. The Jungle Book DVD winner at the Liberty Branch was the Houck family.
Dogs. We all know how smart many of them are and how capable of learning they can be. Here's one very enterprising little guy who has learned a very unique trick of his own. Click the video and watch him in action.
Are you looking for a good bargain? Do you want to make a little extra cash? Well, it’s that time of the year again. The annual Smithville City Wide Garage Sales are coming. The event this year is sponsored by the Lions Club and is scheduled for Saturday April 30, 2011. So if you do live in Smithville, think about doing some spring cleaning.
Both the North Platte girls and boys basketball teams gave their fans a great year this year.
The North Platte boys won their District Title. According to school records, this has not been accomplished since at least 1969. The boys worked so hard this year with new coach, Roger Giger. Mr. Giger had coached the girls’ team for more than 20 years.
So, what did you do last weekend? Just the usual.. hmmm?
Well if that is your answer, then you need to change something up a little.
You have a bit over 4 weeks until the next First Friday in the Crossroads District of Kansas City. Yep.
Bet you're excited now.
The next First Friday is May 6th.
Why should you care?
Well, if you like the fun of rubbing shoulders with people in the streets, watching fire jugglers, listening to bands, checking out dancers, and exploring the many galleries that are holding openings - then you should care.
April is School Library month, and today, April 4, is School Librarian Appreciation Day. This is an opportunity to show your appreciation to your school librarians for all the work they do, and the role they play in a student's educational career.
If you are a school librarian, here are a few books MCPL has available as resources for you:
New season, new living room? If you didn't get that decorating project done before the winter holidays, don't fret. What better time than spring to refresh your home? Can't you just imagine a lovely blue for the dining room walls, updating your living room with some mid-century modern pieces (found at the thrift store!), or going all out with a bold orange for the family room?