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The Story Center Speaker

Join Matthew Quirk, author of The 500, for a look at his latest novel, The Night Agent on Wednesday, January 23.

Holidays at the Library

Celebrate the season with a variety of events for kids, families, and adults. 

2019 Winter Reading Challenge

Read 5 books in 2 months to earn a free limited-edition mug and a chance to win an all-inclusive 6-night trip for 2 including non-stop air travel & accommodations to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

Give the Gift of Life

Join Mid-Continent Public Library and the Community Blood Center in this community event to help ensure reliable blood inventories in this area and beyond.

Mr. Stinky Feet's Winter Jamboree

Shake off the cabin fever and join Kansas City's favorite kid-rocker, Jim "Mr. Stinky Feet" Cosgrove for a high-energy, interactive show.

Featured Events

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Storytime with Santa

Mon, Dec 17 2018
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration Required
Santa is making a special trip to the Library to read a holiday story. After the story, sit on Santa's knee to tell him what you want for Christmas. Parents, don't forget your cameras!

Storytime with Santa and Mrs. Claus

Tue, Dec 18 2018
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration Required
Santa and Mrs. Claus are making a special trip from the North Pole to read a holiday story at the Library. After the story, sit on Santa's lap to tell him what you want for Christmas.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Tue, Jan 8 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration Required
Explore the financial aid options available to pay for college including sought-after "free money" from scholarships and grants with us.

Growth Hacking: How to Use Social Media to Rapidly Grow Your New Business or Product

Wed, Jan 9 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Square One Event
Registration Required
Growth hacking is a process of rapid experimentation that identifies the most efficient ways to grow a business.

Tea Around the World

Tue, Jan 15 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration Required
Journey across 5,000 years and six continents to discover tales of mystery, intrigue, rebellion, and espionage that surround the world’s second-most popular beverage.
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