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A New Library Experience is Coming!

The Edgerton Branch reopened on Tuesday, Feb. 19. Find out about the Lone Jack Branch’s reopening events March 8-9.

KC Savvy Scavenger Hunt

As part of Winter Reading Challenge, join the KC Savvy mobile scavenger hunt for chance to win a staycation courtesy of Visit KC and the Adam's Mark Hotel & Conference Center.  Learn more about the hunt and Winter Reading Challenge!

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Born a Slave

His family has been identified as Caucasian for five generations; but after more than 30 years of genealogical research, local historian David W. Jackson discovered his great-great-grandfather was born a slave.

The Crown Crafted Music Series Presents: Eddie Moore

Join jazz musician Eddie Moore for the latest free concert in the Crown Crafted Music Series from Mid-Continent Public Library and One Radio, Kansas City. 

ELL/ESL Classes for Adults

This group-friendly approach toward the mastery of English includes lessons recognizing three distinct areas of communication: conversational, academic, and professional.

Upcoming Events
North Oak
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 - 9:00am
Blue Springs South
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 - 9:00am
North Independence
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 - 9:00am
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 - 10:00am

Black Thought and Culture

Browse the works of leading African American authors.

The Story Center Speaker Series

Join New York Times bestselling Tim Johnston on February 19 for a discussion of his latest book, Descent.

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.