I have driven by this location on 24 highway over and over again as I go to meetings at the Library's headquarters. The Truman Library sits on a hill, and there is a park on the South side of the road. It is close to Mid-Continent's North Independence Branch and a fire station. The road and the park are idyllic; a nice place to eat lunch and enjoy a nice day.
Does your heart race or hands shake at the very thought of interviewing for that dream job? Does all the gloomy news regarding the job market have you worried you may never land the job that is right for you? If you are looking for a job and struggle with the interview, we have a program coming to the Grandview Branch that might help you.
On January 1, 2011, Mid-Continent Public Library began its 13th annual Librarians Read Challenge. From January to March 1st, on a strictly volunteer basis, the librarians are asked to read juvenile and young adult books as a way to broaden our horizons.
Blogs, blogs, blogs. They're everywhere. But, they really do keep us connected and informed. So which came first, the tell-all TV programs or e-pinions, or was it those embarrassing symptom commercials on TV for all those products with the multitudes of side effects? Was there a watershed moment that led us to the blog revolution? “Let me tell you what I think, what I know and (the ever popular) what I think I know. I want to tell the world . . . and now I can.”
It’s that time of year when many people look forward for a fresh start in life. Whether your goal is to change career, lose weight, exercise regularly, or learn something new, MCPL can help you with our vast selection of books on the subject.