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The Story Center Speaker

Join the celebrated author behind The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, Alexander McCall Smith on November 13.

Happy Birthday Marty!

It's Marty's birthday, and he wants to celebrate with you! Come to the party, meet Marty, and enjoy stories, songs, refreshments, and fun!

A Christmas Carol with Gerald Dickens

The great-great-grandson of Charles Dickens is returning to MCPL for a special engagement on November 11.

Missouri Hauntings and Ghost Stories

Step into the darkness with a seasoned paranormal researcher for some hair-raising tales from the Show-Me State.

Medicare Part D Enrollment Event

Sign up for a one-on-one appointment, and have a trained CLAIM counselor help you answer questions about your Part D or Advantage plan.

Featured Events

NaNoWriMo Kick-Off

Thu, Nov 1 2018
9:00am - 9:00pm
Story Center Event
Join us to celebrate the kick-off National Novel Writing Month! Drop by, enjoy a quiet space, and start writing! We'll provide the space and the inspiration, you provide the story.
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Prince Caspian: Return to Narnia

Mon, Nov 5 2018
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration Required
The Pevensie children are pulled back into the land of Narnia in Hampstead Stage’s retelling of the classic tale by C.S. Lewis.
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Storytelling Celebration 2018

Thu, Nov 8 2018
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration Required
Sit on the edge of your seat as you are led into new worlds through words and stories. The Kansas City Storytelling Celebration features storytellers at various locations throughout the metro area.
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Storytelling Celebration: Thursday Night Storytelling Concert

Thu, Nov 8 2018
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration Required
Join storyteller Donna Washington for a rollicking, high energy hour of everything from talking monkeys and clever kids to tricksters and heroines from all over the world!
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