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A New Library Experience is Coming!

The Blue Springs South Branch reopened on Mon., Dec. 10 and the Claycomo Branch closed the same day. Learn about the Platte City Branch's "Welcome Back" events Dec. 13 and Dec. 15!

2019 Winter Reading Challenge

Read 5 books in 2 months to earn a free limited-edition mug and a chance to win an all-inclusive 6-night trip for 2 including non-stop air travel & accommodations to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

Blogs
With rubber gloves, a shower cap (to protect me from spiders), a…
Recently, Mid-Continent Public Library hosted several programs…

Need Help Finding Something on Our Website?

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

Holidays at the Library

Celebrate the season with a variety of events for kids, families, and adults. 

Give the Gift of Life

Join Mid-Continent Public Library and the Community Blood Center in this community event to help ensure reliable blood inventories in this area and beyond.

Storytime with Santa and Mrs. Claus

Santa and Mrs. Claus are making a special trip from the North Pole to read a holiday story at the Library. After the story, sit on Santa's lap to tell him what you want for Christmas.

Upcoming Events
Lone Jack
Mon, Dec 17, 2018 - 10:00am
Buckner
Mon, Dec 17, 2018 - 1:00pm
South Independence
Mon, Dec 17, 2018 - 2:00pm
Smithville
Mon, Dec 17, 2018 - 3:00pm

Consumer Reports

Getting ready to make a big purchase as a holiday gift? Review product testing information before you buy.

The Story Center Speaker Series

Join Matthew Quirk, author of The 500, for a look at his latest novel, The Night Agent on Wednesday, January 23.

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.