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From the Director: Woodneath Press Launches New Title on January 26

From the Director: Woodneath Press Launches New Title on January 26

Telling stories and sharing ideas is a central part of what makes us all human.
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Picking the Brains of My Aunts

Picking the Brains of My Aunts

For many years, my mother’s four sisters lived in Des Moines, Iowa, their hometown.
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Explore “Cli-Fi”

Explore “Cli-Fi”

The topic of climate isn’t a new element in storytelling; the environment plays heavily in a lot of work
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MCPL Challenges KC Adults to Read Five Books in Two Months

MCPL Challenges KC Adults to Read Five Books in Two Months

Mid-Continent Public Library is encouraging adults across the Kansas City metro to participate in
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Join the Hunt! MCPL Digital Game Runs through January

Join the Hunt! MCPL Digital Game Runs through January

Put on your sleuthing cap and grab your mobile device!
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Welcome to the State of Stories

Welcome to the State of Stories

About this time last year, The Story Center staff began brainstorming with the staff of the
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Thank Goodness the Winter Reading Challenge Is Here!

Thank Goodness the Winter Reading Challenge Is Here!

I am so glad that it’s 2021! Who isn’t happy to see the back of 2020?
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New Year, New Organization Plan

New Year, New Organization Plan

Like most people, I set at least a few New Year’s resolutions, one of which is almost always something t
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Gone but Not Forgotten: Authors We Lost in 2020

Gone but Not Forgotten: Authors We Lost in 2020

2020 was a year of great loss for many, and the literary world was no exception.
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George Caleb Bingham, the Missouri Artist

George Caleb Bingham, the Missouri Artist

For those who enjoy touring homes of a bygone era, Independence, Missouri, has several that are monument
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From the Director: Learning from the Past

From the Director: Learning from the Past

Harry Truman once said, “There is nothing new in the world except the history you do not know.” It may h
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