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Earn Points with These Programs

More than 100 programs will be held, many of them space-themed! 

The Story Center Speaker Series

Join author J. Ryan Stradal on July 24 for a discussion of his second novel, The Lager Queen of Minnesota.

Maggie Jackson Community Spirit Award

Do you know a library staff member who goes above and beyond the call of duty? Nominate him or her for the Maggie Jackson Community Spirit Award by May 31, 2019.

Kansas City's Vine Street Rumble Live at Legacy Park Amphitheater

Mid-Continent Public Library and Lee's Summit Parks and Recreation will present Kansas City’s Vine Street Rumble live at Legacy Park Amphitheater on May 23!

Summer Learning Program

From May 20 through July 31, participating kids and teens can earn free books and win great prizes by reading, attending Library programs, and taking part in educational activities at home.

Make Your Own Chili Powder and Rubs

Learn to make your own seasonings to spice up soups, meats, and all sorts of dishes at the Library.

Featured Events

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Amado and Karen's Musical Odyssey (Galaxy Edition)

Sat, Jun 1 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Registration Required
Join Amado and Karen for a sound expedition exploring human values featuring world instruments and an interstellar traveler inspired by St. Exupery's The Little Prince.

Magic That’s Out of this World!

Tue, Jun 4 2019
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Registration Required
Join The Fishin’ Magicians for an outer space adventure where a magical chimpanzee puppet perform tricks and tells tales of when chimps traveled the solar system.

Voices from Ellis Island

Tue, Jun 4 2019
6:30pm - 7:40pm
Registration Required
Join actress Pippa White for the funny, frightening, inspiring, and true stories of seven immigrants who made their way through Ellis Island in the early part of the 20th Century.

Blast Off through the Solar System

Wed, Jun 5 2019
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Registration Required
Suit up for an out-of-this world space adventure filled with rocket-powered tales of planets, stars, suns and moons. It's a 5-4-3-2-1 blastoff to summer fun!

Living Dead Escape Rooms

Thu, Jun 6 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration Required
You have five minutes to escape from two zombie-themed mobile escape rooms. One is a bunker inhabited by the living dead. The other is a game devised by a sadistic showman. Can you do it?

Mi Lindo Ecuador (My Beautiful Ecuador)

Fri, Jun 7 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration Required
Come learn more about the small South American nation of Ecuador! You will be learning about its food, people, and the world famous Galapagos Islands.
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