Ready to start a new year with fresh ideas and free resources? Mid-Continent Public Library is your place for New Year’s resolutions tips!
You just need an MCPL card to start using online resources right away. Apply online today!
Focus on Wellness
Take some time to figure out what wellness means to you – whether it’s exercising more, improving your diet, or managing stress. Find books and online resources to help you put health first for you and your family this year.
Research healthcare providers, search terminology, and read articles on nursing, psychology, and more.
Take Charge of Your Finances
The Library can save you money and help you manage your finances. Spend less with free access to eBooks and streaming music, as well as free classes and articles to help you with finance and wealth management.
Want to know how much the Library saved you last year? Visit the Library Value Calculator to see for yourself!
Learn How To...
Thinking about going back to school? Want to increase your job skills or start a new hobby? MCPL has hundreds of resources that offer free online classes in various subjects.
Get your high school diploma! Find out if you qualify for Excel Adult High School.
Learn business, leadership, technology, and even how to master the acoustic guitar with free top-quality courses.
Explore Career Options
Whether you’ve just started looking for a job or want to advance in your current one, Square One Small Business has staff and resources that can help at every level in your professional life.
From finding the job to advancing your career, Square One can help you with a variety of resources.
Take online practice tests and find scholarships that can help you identify your needs.
Use Plan Builder from Gale Business to take your business idea to a business plan!
Spend More Time Reading
Even if it’s only a few minutes a day, reading has many benefits, including improving memory, reducing stress, and connecting to others.
The Winter Reading Challenge is an opportunity for adults to celebrate leisure reading and earn prizes.
Connect with other readers at a branch near you or find books for your own group.
Find Your Roots
Genealogy is one of the most popular hobbies in the U.S. If you’re interested in finding out more about your ancestors, the Midwest Genealogy Center has resources both online and in person to help you with your research.
Download forms to fill out your family tree, including coloring sheets for kids!