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A New Library Experience is Coming!

Join us for the groundbreaking of the East Lee’s Summit branch on Friday, May 10 at 9:30 a.m.

LitUp Festival

Join us on May 4 for this all-day event that brings Kansas City-area teens and bestselling authors, screenwriters, poets, and illustrators together in conversation. 

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Need Help Finding Something on Our Website?

Check out these short videos to learn how to navigate, register for programs, and other helpful tips.

Barbecue Basics

Learn the basic techniques, from start to finish, to achieving mouth-watering barbecue dishes. 

Food For Fines

Bring boxed or canned nonperishable food items to any MCPL location from May 6 - 12 to pay off your overdue fines and help out your local community.

Front Lines to Headlines

Join local historian and author of "Voices in Bronze and Stone: Kansas City's World War I Monuments and Memorials" James J. Heiman as he discusses his latest book, "Front Lines to Headlines: The World War I Overseas Dispatches of Otto P. Higgins."

Upcoming Events
Red Bridge
Tue, Apr 23, 2019 - 10:00am
Tue, Apr 23, 2019 - 1:30pm
Excelsior Springs
Tue, Apr 23, 2019 - 2:00pm
Blue Ridge
Tue, Apr 23, 2019 - 2:00pm

World Book Online

Explore the encyclopedia and links to websites and articles.

The Story Center Speaker Series

Join bestselling author Martha Hall Kelly as she discusses her latest book Lost Roses on April 29.


Looking for a Mother's Day gift?

Consider a Library Lovers membership. Purchase by April 28 to receive by May 12.