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Exploring Our New Website

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

The Story Center Speaker Series

Join #1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury as she discusses her latest book, Two Weeks on April 10.

Outlaws in Concert

Join showman Dave Ehlert as he brings to life the sights and sounds of country music's outlaw stars, including Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, and Merle Haggard.

Mexican American Baseball in Kansas City

Learn about Kansas City’s Brown Leagues, their standout teams and players, and their unique ways of confronting discrimination and promoting the spirit for social equality and ethnic solidarity through baseball.

Understanding Dreams

Join Andrew Sherwood for an exploration of analytical psychology and its role in interpreting dreams using the principles of Carl Jung. 

WeDo LEGO Robotics: Hungry Alligator

Build a hungry alligator and program it to chomp down on anything that swims too close. Kids will work in pairs to make this simple robot.

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Mi Lindo Ecuador (My Beautiful Ecuador)

Mon, Mar 25 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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.

Mexican American Baseball in Kansas City

Wed, Apr 3 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration Required
Mexican American baseball flourished in Kansas City at the start of the 20th century as Mexican immigrants moved to the Midwest to find work and economic opportunities.

Bubba and Trixie

Sat, Apr 6 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Registration Required
This program is based on the book by local Missouri author Lisa Campbell Ernst. Bubba is a "nervous Nelly" caterpillar afraid to leave his leaf.

BOOM! Stories & Science

Sat, Apr 6 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration Required
It’s fiction vs. nonfiction in a battle between stories and science. Kids will enjoy a lively mix of science experiments and storytelling that will get them excited about science and reading.

Exploring Ancient Ireland

Sat, Apr 6 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration Required
Join Sean Kane for a trip to ancient Ireland. Hear stories from Ireland's ancient history and mythology and view photos of artifacts housed in Ireland's museums.

Get a G.R.I.P. on Butterfly Gardening

Mon, Apr 8 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration Required
Want to attract colorful butterflies to your yard? Learn to get a "G.R.I.P." on the basics of butterfly gardening--Goals, Research, Installation, and Patience.

Living Dead Escape Rooms

Tue, Apr 9 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration Required
Can you escape before becoming one of the living dead? Try your hand at getting out of two zombie-themed mobile escape rooms at the Library.
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