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Pink Party Speaker Series

Learn from experts in the field of breast cancer about the latest research in care, treatment, and prevention.

The Story Center Speaker Series

Join New York Times bestselling Candace Bushnell, author of Sex and the City, on September 25 for a discussion of her new hardcover novel, Is There Still Sex in the City?.

Over the Santa Fe Trail to Mexico

Join author Joy Poole as she recounts the journey of Dr. Rowland Willard along the Santa Fe Trail through Missouri and on to Taos and Chihuahua, Mexico.

Beginning Paranormal Research for Teens

Are you interested in haunted places? Learn the basics of ghost hunting and paranormal investigations from experienced researcher Becky Ray.

Storytelling Workshops

Join Grammy-nominated storyteller Milbre Burch as she leads a series of workshops in September!

The Crown Crafted Music Series

Join Mid-Continent Public Library and One Kansas City Radio, 100.1 FM, for a free live concert featuring Maria the Mexican on September 21.

Featured Events

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American Red Cross Blood Drive

Mon, Sep 23 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
The Library is sponsoring a blood drive for the American Red Cross.

Ask the Experts: Food Truck Panel

Wed, Sep 25 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Square One Event
Registration Required
Do you have a food truck ownership dream? This is your chance to ask food truck industry experts your questions about how to make that dream a reality.

Science City: Artbots

Thu, Sep 26 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration Required
Design, create, and implement a take-home robot that can draw patterns. Learn to alter the robot's design to change the pattern.

Veterans Salute

Sat, Sep 28 2019
10:00am - 3:00pm
Join us at the Midwest Genealogy Center for the Library’s annual tribute to the service and sacrifice of our community’s veterans.

En Garde, Bard! Stage Combat

Tue, Oct 1 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Registration Required
Learn the art of stage combat from the masters at The Heart of America Shakespeare Festival. Take up a wooden sword, and join this interactive lesson using scenes from Shakespeare’s plays.

Halloween Hoopla

Sat, Oct 5 2019
11:00am - 11:45am
Registration Required
Join Denny as he stops by a spooky old house for some Halloween caroling and finds books full of magic and stories that lead the way through the adventure of fun and the unknown.

Hands-On Creative Reuse

Sat, Oct 5 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration Required
Join ScrapsKC for a creative lesson in reusing and upcycling. Turn old Crayola markers into watercolor paints, a jump rope, and other STEAM projects!

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