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Free Full-Length, Diagnostic Practice ACT Test

Sat, Sep 21 2019
9:30am - 1:30pm
Registration Required
MCPL and the Sylvan Learning Center are working together to give you a chance to take a free practice ACT Test.

Border Crossings Exhibit

Sat, Sep 21 2019
10:00am - 6:00pm
Created from objects left by immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, Kansas City artist Israel Garcia Garcia explores the historic link between the Latino immigrants who cross the border today and

Liberty Art Gallery: Poetry and More on the Square

Sat, Sep 21 2019
10:00am - 2:00pm
United in their love of the written word, poets from a range of ages, races, genders, and experience levels, but consistent with all is their love of expression through the written word share their wo

Create Your Own Franchise (Rescheduled to 10/19/19)

Sat, Sep 21 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
When the National Football League refused to sell him a franchise, Lamar Hunt founded the American Football League in 1960.

Exotics R Us

Sat, Sep 21 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Registration Required
Exotics R Us brings the zoo to the Library with its collection of unique animals including tortoises, foxes, monkeys, porcupines, and felines.

Hands-On Creative Reuse

Sat, Sep 21 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Canceled
Join ScrapsKC for a creative lesson in reusing and upcycling. Turn old Crayola markers into watercolor paints, a jump rope, and other STEAM projects!

Read and Draw: Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Sat, Sep 21 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration Required
Preschool children will explore the world of Eric Carle by listening to a reading of Carle’s "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" and then drawing a ladybug of their very own. All materials provided.

Storycrafting Fundamentals

Sat, Sep 21 2019
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Writer and storyteller Anthony Clark explores character development, point of view, the difference between showing and telling, and other story crafting techniques.

The Crown Crafted Music Series Presents: Maria the Mexican

Sat, Sep 21 2019
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Registration Required

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

Constellations: The Myths behind the Stars

Sat, Sep 21 2019
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Registration Required
The Constellations will come alive in their stories. From Aquarius and Aquila to Ursa Major and Ursa Minor, learn the tales and myths that surround them.

Life is Like a Box of Crayons

Sat, Sep 21 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whether you stay in the lines or venture outside them, coloring is credited with lowering stress and anxiety in adults, promoting greater self-esteem and awareness, as well as encouraging creativity a

Kid STEAM: Diary of a NOT SO wimpy Librarian

Sat, Sep 21 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Registration Required
Explore sciences, technologies, engineering, arts and math. Bring it all to life! Come celebrate Dear Diary Day with us.

Border Crossings Exhibit

Sun, Sep 22 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Created from objects left by immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, Kansas City artist Israel Garcia Garcia explores the historic link between the Latino immigrants who cross the border today and

Liberty Art Gallery: Poetry and More on the Square

Sun, Sep 22 2019
1:00pm - 5:00pm
United in their love of the written word, poets from a range of ages, races, genders, and experience levels, but consistent with all is their love of expression through the written word share their wo

Border Crossings Exhibit

Mon, Sep 23 2019
9:00am - 9:00pm
Created from objects left by immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, Kansas City artist Israel Garcia Garcia explores the historic link between the Latino immigrants who cross the border today and

Liberty Art Gallery: Poetry and More on the Square

Mon, Sep 23 2019
9:00am - 1:00pm
United in their love of the written word, poets from a range of ages, races, genders, and experience levels, but consistent with all is their love of expression through the written word share their wo

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.

Over the Santa Fe Trail to Mexico

Mon, Sep 23 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration Required
Through original paintings, sketches and maps, 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.

STEAM-Powered Programs: Spark+ Robots

Mon, Sep 23 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration Required
Get geared up for a variety of science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics-centered activities. These programs are designed with 8- through 14-year-olds in mind.

RELOCATED: Read to a Pet (Relocated to Blue Springs South)

Mon, Sep 23 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Read to some very good listeners—Pet Partners registered therapy pets.

Read and Feed

Mon, Sep 23 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
MCPL is partnering with Harvesters to provide free meals to kids 18 and under throughout the school year. Four MCPL branches will offer meals throughout the 2019/2020 school year.