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A New Library Experience is Coming!

Join us for rededication ceremony July 18 and open house July 20 at the Kearney Branch. Check out plans for the new East Lee's Summit and Liberty Branches.

Summer Learning Program

From May 20 through July 31, participating kids and teens can earn free books and win great prizes by reading, attending Library programs, and taking part in educational activities at home.

Need Help Finding Something on Our Website?

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

Romance GenreCon

August 1–3, 2019, Mid-Continent Public Library will host three days of romance. 

Journey to the Moon

Take a closer look at the Saturn V rocket and select landing sites through high resolution photographs taken by the lunar orbiter in 1967.

Mad Science: Walking on the Moon

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 with Mad Science and learn about the what it took to put the first man on the moon.

Upcoming Events
South Independence
Fri, Jul 19, 2019 - 10:00am
Fri, Jul 19, 2019 - 10:30am

AP Images

Search over a million images selected from the Associated Press image library featuring current and past news events, people, and places.

The Story Center Speaker Series

Join author J. Ryan Stradal on July 24 for a discussion of his second novel, The Lager Queen of Minnesota.


Looking for a special gift for a book lover?

Consider a Library Lovers membership for an upcoming birthday, anniversary, or other occasion. Order online today!