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Welcome to the New Website!

Before you explore, learn the top six things you need to know about the site and watch a short introductory video.

Food for Fines

Bring boxed or canned non-perishable food items to any MCPL location from May 7 - 13 to pay off your overdue fines and help out your local community.

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Join us for this free and informative open house on Tuesday, May 1 to learn about non-profit organizations that help citizens aged 50 and older or their caretakers.

John Ferguson Legacy Award for Outstanding Service

Do you know a library staff member who goes above and beyond the call of duty? Nominate him or her for the John Ferguson Legacy Award for Outstanding Service by April 30!

LitUp Festival is Coming!

Just for Teens! Meet nationally recognized authors and illustrators at this all day event May 12! Registration is now open.

Upcoming Events
Thu, Apr 19, 2018 - 9:00am
Thu, Apr 19, 2018 - 10:00am
Thu, Apr 19, 2018 - 10:00am
Midwest Genealogy Center
Thu, Apr 19, 2018 - 10:30am

Access NewspaperARCHIVE

Search hundreds of newspapers from over 400 cities dating back as far as the 1700.

The Story Center Speaker Series

Join New York Times bestselling author Denise Kiernan on Wednesday, May 9 at Woodneath Library Center for a discussion of her latest novel, The Last Castle: The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nation’s Largest Home.

Show Your Library Some Love

No matter what the occasion, a membership makes a great gift for yourself or a book lover in your life.