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Meet Our New Managers!
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Meet Our New Managers!

MCPL has several new members on its branch management team.
National Novel Writing Month
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National Novel Writing Month

Mid-Continent Public Library has participated in National Novel Writing Month (
MCPL Announces Construction Plans for North Oak, Grain Valley Branches
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MCPL Announces Construction Plans for North Oak, Grain Valley Branches

Mid-Continent Public Library is heading into the final stretch of its Capital Improvement Plan, a
NASB Fuels MCPL’s Reading Rocket Program with $25,000 Donation
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NASB Fuels MCPL’s Reading Rocket Program with $25,000 Donation

Made possible by a donation of $25,000 from North Ame
Spooky Season: Hauntingly Good Reads
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Spooky Season: Hauntingly Good Reads

Horror fiction has the power to ignite the imagination in terrifying and amazing ways.
Recapping State of Stories
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Recapping State of Stories

Early in 2020, the staff of The Story Center and the University of Missouri Extension Commun
And So Much More
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And So Much More

Nothing beats the sparkle of the weeks that fall between Thanksgiving and New Year’s.
Forty Smurfy Years
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Forty Smurfy Years

Four decades ago my life changed forever. Horizons expanded. Joy increased. My life became complete.
Re-Researching
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Re-Researching

For years, I have been working on tracing back my maternal grandfather’s family.
From the Director: Library Insights from the Census
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From the Director: Library Insights from the Census

The federal census occurs every 10 years and tells us a lot about what is happening in our community.
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month was first observed on September 15, 1968, by former U.S.