Internet 101 is a beginner’s guide to navigating the internet. This one-on-one class teaches the basics to the internet. Classes are by appointment only. Please call or visit the front desk to set up an appointment.
The Raytown Branch is home to a well seasoned staff ready to help make your visit meaningful and pleasant. Susan Haley, our Branch Manager has been our manager for 10 years. Previously, she was at the South Independence Branch, as well as libraries in Kansas City Kansas, and Brooklyn, New York. Todd Hembree is the Assistant Manager, and has been at the Raytown Branch many years.
Music Review: Tim McGraw @ the Sprint Center June 27th
The lights dim in the Sprint Center and Phil Collins’ In the Air Tonight blares through the speakers. The screams of the women in attendance fill the air with the realization that the man in the tight shirt and signature black cowboy hat was about to take the stage. Excitement and urgency flow through me as I wait for the show to start. The lights dim even more as the song crescendo’s to a heart pounding drum solo. Screams abound; cameras are turned on and steadied for the first of many photos to be taken. Finally, the song ends and a few minutes later
You can't beat free! This is one of our bulletin board displays at the MCPL Weston Branch. Our branch has a variety of reading materials for you to enjoy. Actually, there are 11,390 books in our adult fiction collection, including large print books. Our adult nonfiction collection has 13,735 books in it. All free and ready to be checked out.
I don't know how it happened. One day, I was minding my own business, working my way through various parts of Young Adult Literature, enjoying the company of a boy wizard and his friends, and revisiting Narnia... all of a sudden, I stop, look around, and vampires have suddenly replaced wizards, aliens, and even managed to suppress a troupe of flying kids brought to us courtesy of James Patterson.
When my husband and I were first dating, we were poor. Most couples (except the Cullens) are when they are starting out. One of the things we would do is go to the library and browse, sometimes together and sometimes separately. These library visits are some of our favorite dating memories.
Here are the top ten reasons why a library date is a great date:
Moms and dads, older brothers and sisters... Help the kids have a safe school year. Now that school has begun, be extra cautious. School buses obstruct your view of the kids getting on and off the bus. Be aware that a child may cross in your path without realizing that you are there.
No, your eyes are not playing tricks on you. These teenagers are actually cutting up library books!
It’s just a fact of life in the library that some books become so damaged or outdated that they cannot stay on our shelves. We sell what we can, but some books have just simply reached the end of their lives. These intrepid teens have found a way to recycle those used, stained, battered, and worn books: turn them into art.