This subject guide offers assistance in the area of Adult Literacy. It lists books, research databases, websites, and local organizations. It also includes subject headings that are helpful for searching our catalog for more information.
Antiques and collectibles come in all forms including dishes, furniture, pottery, books, cookery, dolls, and toys. If you are not sure about the value of an item that you currently own or one you want to purchase, check the materials listed below for matching or similar items. You may find out that the old painting you found in the attic is worth more than your car! Happy hunting!
This subject guide is intended to help those searching for information on jobs and careers. Use it to find library resources including online research databases and online catalog materials, as well as links to other job and career websites. Also included is contact information for local career centers.
Thinking about furthering your education? Ready to take the plunge into the world of college? Not sure how you’re going to pay for it all? The Mid-Continent Library has resources that may be able to help. Highlighting library databases and book materials, as well as a handful of third-party websites, the following subject guide aims to put prospective students in touch with the financial aid options and money-saving strategies available to help overcome the financial hurdle of today’s higher education experience.
Everyone has a bit of green thumb! Our hand-picked Gardening websites are sure to cultivate your growing abilities. The array of books in our collection will cover your individual tastes in gardening be it vegetable or flower. The Research Databases cover horticulture, agriculture, landscaping, and DIY gardening projects.
The purpose of this subject guide is to provide information on preparation and testing for the GED (General Educational Development) exam for Missouri residents of the Mid-Continent Public Library district and the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan Area.
This guide offers assistance for those researching information on Grants, Foundations and other Funding options. The resources listed are both informative and can help you search for very specific Grants, Foundations, etc. Other sources included offer tips about financing small businesses, writing grant proposals and a variety of other fund raising activities. The recommended items include, books, databases, websites, reference books as well as useful subject headings for searching our catalog.
Mid-Continent Public Library carries some terrific resources to help discophiles build their collections of music! The Research Databases further one's knowledge of the music world in general and the different types of jazz in particular. Visit the recommended websites and be surprised at our fabulous local resources.
This subject guide offers help in doing research on retirement planning. It lists books, research databases, websites, videorecordings and even a few audiobooks. It also includes subject headings that can be useful when searching our catalog for additional information.
This subject guide provides information for small business owners and other entrepreneurs.
Included here are links to the IRS, Missouri, and other websites to help with your tax preparation. Mid-Continent is happy to print forms as you need them, too. Stop in any branch for help.
The traditional college experience is not the only option for those interested in continuing education. This subject guide aims to help those wishing to further their education through business, trade or technical schools. The library databases, book materials, and third-party websites included in this guide provide a wealth of information about the opportunities and options available in the field of vocational education, and should help the prospective student navigate those choices.