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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.

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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, 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.

Mr. Stinky Feet's Winter Jamboree

Shake off the cabin fever and join Kansas City's favorite kid-rocker, Jim "Mr. Stinky Feet" Cosgrove for a high-energy, interactive show.

Upcoming Events
Oak Grove
Fri, Dec 14, 2018 - 10:00am
South Independence
Fri, Dec 14, 2018 - 2:00pm
North Independence
Fri, Dec 14, 2018 - 2:00pm
Blue Springs South
Fri, Dec 14, 2018 - 2:30pm

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.