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Come learn about the new features and personalized experience available at mymcpl.org!

The Story Center Speaker Series

Join New York Times bestselling author Denise Kiernan on Wednesday, May 9 at Woodneath Library Center for a discussion of her latest novel, The Last Castle: The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nation’s Largest Home.

How-To Fair

Learn to do something new at the Library's How-To Fair at the Blue Ridge Branch on Saturday, April 28. 

Food for Fines

Bring boxed or canned non-perishable food items to any MCPL location from May 7 - 13 to pay off your overdue fines and help out your local community.

LitUp Festival

Teens! Join us at North Independence Branch on May 12 for LitUp Festival to meet nationally known authors and illustrators.

Young@Heart

Join us for this free and informative open house on Tuesday, May 1 to learn about non-profit organizations that help citizens aged 50 and older or their caretakers.

Featured Events

Making Memes, Library Posters and So Much More

Thu, Apr 26 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration Required
Using basic Adobe Illustrator tools, photos, and typography, learn to make your own memes and posters. Each participant will make two memes.
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Party at the Library: Teen Summer Learning Program Kick-off

Tue, May 1 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration Required
Celebrate what's happening. Enjoy the music of "Awesome Mix tape" and learn about Teen summer reading program and prizes! Snacks will be provided.
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Marketing and Social Media for Storytellers

Sat, May 5 2018
10:30am - 12:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
More information to come. You could be the best storyteller in the world and if no one knows about you, no one will hire you.
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I Walked 444 Miles to Make a Memory: A Writer's Journey

Tue, May 8 2018
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
For her book "Not Without My Father," New York Times bestselling author Andra Watkins trekked the Natchez Trace to craft a story that would move her audience.
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Waves of Danger Murder Mystery

Fri, May 18 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration Required
Sign up for a relaxing Caribbean cruise with a killer itinerary--literally. Join cruise director Jules McCoy and head of security Shaun Hardy for a voyage on the S.S.
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Family Fun at MGC

Sat, May 19 2018
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration Required
Come to the Midwest Genealogy Center to create some family memories by trying something new. Take part in our creation takeaways and exploration stations, all mixed with a little family history.
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The Air Guitar Rock and Roll Tour

Tue, Jun 5 2018
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Registration Required
Join balloon artist Sammy J for a rockin’ good time complete with air guitar heroes and balloon-sculpted rock and roll costumes. Be ready to join the band and rock the Library.
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