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Tailgate

Get Tailgate Ready at the Library

Fall is a wonderful time of year.
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Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey, We’ve Been Expecting You

Set in the post-Edwardian era, Downton Abbey is a British period drama that follows the lives o
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Red Bridge Branch

MCPL Opens New Red Bridge Branch in South KC

Mid-Continent Public Library is pleased to announce the upcoming opening of its new Red Bridge Bra
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clover

“Janey Mack!” New Online Irish Records

If you are like most of us who do genealogy, you get pretty excited (hence the Irish exclama
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Espresso book machine

Publishing at The Story Center

As many authors know, writing a book is only half the battle.
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Food for Fines

MCPL’s Food for Fines Is Back!

Mid-Continent Public Library’s biannual Food for Fines program is back!
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old drum

The Trial of Old Drum: A Tale of Missouri History

Everyone knows the saying that a dog is “man’s best friend”—even if the cat people of the world don’t ne
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vintage medical supplies

My Ancestor Died of What?!

“What was the ‘white plague’?” you may wonder to yourself while looking at an ancestor’s dea
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country music

Midwest Genealogy Center Hosts Special Preview of Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’

Kansas City PBS and Mid-Continent Public Library, with support from KFKF, will host a special scre
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back to school

Back-to-School Jitters

The time has come for kids to head back to school!
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Feedback

You Can Help Improve the Library’s Website!

Thanks to previous user feedback, Mid-Continent Public Library has implemented a number of enhancements
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italy

That’s Italian!

My grandmother first ignited the genealogy bug in me unknowingly.
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