Have you ever seen a more beautiful bouquet of dahlias? A special shout out to Mr. and Mrs. Mortenson for their gift of gratitude to the North Independence Branch. Now, it is my pleasure to pass along the bouquet to the rest of the hard working employees and customers of MCPL. Thanks for all you do to make MCPL a grand place!
Mystery - Who done it? Historical, International, Police Procedural . . . What is your preference? Come join us at the Antioch Branch on October 25 at 7:00 for lively discussions. Refreshments served. For October, we are reading:
Second Annual Art, Illustration, and Graphic Design Exhibit
The theme for this year’s Teen Read Week is BOOKS WITH A BEAT @ YOUR LIBRARY. There are many ways to express this theme. One way is through the visual arts. Today, there are a multitude of different media that one can use: pencil and pen, color pencils and/or markers, watercolors, pastels, computer design, etc. What’s your media?
Come be a part of the Second Annual Art, Illustration, and Graphic Design Exhibit sponsored by the Antioch Branch of the Mid-Continent Public Library.
Come join us at the Blue Springs South Branch for our Monday Night Teen Read. We discuss books, play goofy games, and have refreshments and a great time. We meet every Monday night at 7:00. Come prepared to share a clean joke, or something cool you have learned to teach us all.
Biographical Fiction - Oxymoron or Literary Genre?
I used to think that biographical fiction was an oxymoron ranking right up there with icy hot and jumbo shrimp. I was distrustful of the genre, and was uncomfortable with authors injecting fiction into fact.
National Magic week is October 25-31. The Society of American Magicians adopted the idea of National Magic week as a way of promoting the Art of Magic. Shows are performed at orphanages, hospitals, and nursing homes for those who would have difficulty getting to a theatre to see a live performance.
It’s a beautiful fall Sunday afternoon. The Chiefs just won yet again, and you are on top of the world, feeling like you can do anything. You look outside the window, and you get a brilliant idea! You decide you are going to do some repairs on your car, and save the cost of having a maintenance garage do it.