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The Story Center Speaker Series: Daniel Silva

Join New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva on July 20 for a discussion of the latest book in the Gabriel Allon series, The Other Woman.

Fire Dog

Join the kids rock band Fire Dog for a musical adventure complete with songs about Hellbender salamanders and the Machiguenga tribe of the Pidi Pidi.

2018 Summer Learning Program

Get ready to rock the Library! Kids, teens, and adults can all participate in this fun annual program from May 21 – July 31.

Romance GenreCon

Love is in the air! Join us for the Romance GenreCon 2018 Aug 3 - 4, 2018.

Library Night at The K

Join employees and customers from MCPL and other Kansas City-area libraries for a fun night of baseball at Kauffman Stadium on July 24!

Featured Events

The Musical Magic Show

Thu, Jul 26 2018
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Registration Required
It’s time for magic, comedy, and loads of audience participation with magician Marty Hahne. Help solve the mystery of the tiny drum, be part of the "Human Xylophone," and meet a live rabbit!
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ReadLOCAL Author: Jim Cosgrove

Mon, Aug 6 2018
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Join author and award-winning children’s entertainer Jim Cosgrove as he talks about his book, "Everybody Gets Stinky Feet," and leads a discussion about the importance of sharing our stories--for ours
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Music Workshop for Teens

Mon, Aug 6 2018
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration Required
Learn how to play that musical instrument--guitar, ukulele, tuba--that’s been sitting in the corner of your room during this interactive workshop. We’ll supply the materials and instruction.
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