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A Stitch in Time

My mom’s family lives in Australia, so most of their family heirlooms ended up with relative
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September is Library Card Sign-Up Month

A Mid-Continent Public Library Access Pass (Library card) is a great way to save money and explore your world!
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Three Library Resources for Addressing End-of-Life Issues

Dealing with matters pertaining to the end of life can be a challenging topic to address­—death and dyin
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NONPROFIT

Celebrate National Nonprofit Day with MCPL!

Did you know that Square One Small Business Services at
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From the Director: Influential Missourian Alexander Doniphan

Who is the most well-known Missourian? Sheryl Crow or Brad Pitt?
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From the Old School

When I was 10 years old, I attended a school that was over 100 years old.
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Get Schooled: 5 Back-to-School Essentials at the Library

Class is back in session!
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I’ve Lost My Census!

When I began my genealogy research over 30 years ago, I tried searching for Australian censu
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Libraries Rock: A Summer Learning Program Success Story

The guy holding the shirt in the picture is Micah.
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A Message from the Director: Back to School

When I was a boy, I always became excited as summer’s days slowly turned to crisp autumn.
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MCPL Hosts Groundbreaking Ceremony at Midwest Genealogy Center

On Thursday, August 2, at 9:00 a.m., Mid-Continent Public Library will host a groundbre
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MCPL Director: Why Amazon Cannot Replace Libraries

This past weekend, most of my friends were reading an online post on Forbes’ website enti
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