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Best of 2023: Director Picks
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Best of 2023: Director Picks

MCPL Director and CEO Aaron Mason shares the books and musical albums he enjoyed most in 2023!
MCPL’s Best Books of 2023
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MCPL’s Best Books of 2023

It’s every reader’s favorite time of year.
Coming Soon…the New MCPL App!
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Coming Soon…the New MCPL App!

We have exciting news for those who have the current MCPL app!
Engaging Learning at Your Fingertips: Upgraded Children's Computers at MCPL
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Engaging Learning at Your Fingertips: Upgraded Children's Computers at MCPL

Exciting news for families and early learners!
Library Resources for Young Readers
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Library Resources for Young Readers

At Mid-Continent Public Library, we know the joy that children experience when they find a book that really excites them.
The MCPL Culinary Center Is Now Open!
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The MCPL Culinary Center Is Now Open!

MCPL has officially opened the doors to its much-anticipated Culinary Center, located inside the Green Hills location.
MCPL to Break Ground in Riverside on May 19
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MCPL to Break Ground in Riverside on May 19

On Friday, May 19, at 9:30 a.m., MCPL leaders and local officials will break ground at the new Riverside Branch location.
Food for Fines Returns May 1–May 7!
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Food for Fines Returns May 1–May 7!

Mid-Continent Public Library’s Food for Fines program is back!
Help Make Libraries Accessible for All This Library Giving Day
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Help Make Libraries Accessible for All This Library Giving Day

We believe libraries should be a welcoming and safe space for everyone in our community.
East Independence Branch Groundbreaking on March 31
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East Independence Branch Groundbreaking on March 31

On Friday, March 31, at 9:00 a.m., Mid-Continent Public Library leaders and local officials will break g
From the Acting Director: State Proposal on Public Libraries
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From the Acting Director: State Proposal on Public Libraries

Earlier this week, the Missouri Secretary of State announced a new rule that, if enacted, would establish new certificatio
MCPL COO Susan Wray Becomes Acting Library Director
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MCPL COO Susan Wray Becomes Acting Library Director

Beginning today, Assistant Library Director and Chief Operating Officer of Mid-Continent Public Library,