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News Coverage

How to get free music, magazines and books before heading on vacation this summer | June 14, 2018

Mid-Continent Public Library’s $113 Million Upgrade Underway | June 13, 2018

2018 LitUp Festival in Photos | June 12, 2018

Six Mid-Continent library branches will close for renovations | June 12, 2018

Mid-Continent gets grants for programs in literacy and technology | June 12, 2018

Mid-Continent Public Library kicks off $113 million plan for renovations, additions | June 11, 2018

Ten years, 1 million visitors at Midwest Genealogy Center | June 2, 2018

Platte City, Weston branch of MCPL to close for construction | May 30, 2018

Summer Learning now open to adults | May 25, 2018

Library summer closure confirmed, plans made for summer programs | May 25, 2018

Antioch library to close for improvements in mid-June | May 24, 2018

Library launches learning program | May 24, 2018

Blue Springs, Independence library upgrades getting underway | May 18, 2018

Kansas City Libraries Recognized As Growing Entrepreneurial Hubs | May 15, 2018

Festival intended to inspire a love of books | May 9, 2018

Prairie Village Teen Starts Young Readers Festival | May 8, 2018

LitUp: A book festival for teens created by a teen | May 3, 2018

Artist on display at Liberty library branch | May 3, 2018

Writing Your Family's Stories | May 2, 2018

A little know-how: MCPL’s How-To Fair displays diversity of library’s services | May 1, 2018

Shawnee Mission East sophomore aims to get her generation LitUp about reading | April 23, 2018

Libraries check out fishing poles, tackle boxes too | April 14, 2018

Local teen organizes book and art festival for young adults | April 10, 2018

Friendship Between Widows Of Murdered Civil Rights Leaders Inspires Kansas City Playwright | April 10, 2018

Mid-Continent Public Library teams up with art institutions for Access Art fest | April 9, 2018

Woodneath hosts networking event | April 5, 2018

Access Art comes to Woodneath | April 4, 2018

Woodneath Library project puts historic home in spotlight | April 2, 2018

Tall tales in store April 5 | March 29, 2018

Romance Novelist Alisha Rai | March 26, 2018

Romance writers ready for KissCon in KC | March 19, 2018

Small Business Bootcamp offered for aspiring entrepreneurs | March 19, 2018

Antioch Middle School eighth-grader repeats as spelling bee champion | March 3, 2018

Born At Fort Leavenworth, Buffalo Soldiers' Proud And Complicated Legacy Lives On | February 8, 2018

Multitude of Black History Month programs on tap at Mid-Continent libraries | February 6, 2018

Liberty library hosts film series | February 6, 2018

Local libraries host Black History Month events | February 6, 2018

Black History Month events shine light on famous and not-so-famous | February 3, 2018

In defense of 'The Beverly Hillbillies,' forgotten manuscript is published | February 2, 2018

Mid-Continent offers free Tax Help for Seniors | January 25, 2018

Federal, state tax preparation help found at public libraries | January 24, 2018

Juggler puts energy into science lesson | January 18, 2018

Small-business boot camp planned | January 12, 2018

Challenge yourself to winter reading | January 11, 2018

Local library offers resources to help you stick to those new year’s resolutions | January 5, 2018

Winter reading challenge includes ‘Shelf of Suspects’ | January 5, 2018

Mid-Continent Public Library system expands branch hours | January 4, 2018

2017 News Coverage

Mid-Continent Public Library branches kicking off new hours, launching reading challenge | December 27, 2017

The must-have apps of 2017 to keep you productive, entertained | December 12, 2017

Lego lions learn to roar as library’s STEAM-centered event for children | December 4, 2017

Genealogical Society hears from state leader | November 30, 2017

Sunday hours coming to many MCPL branches | November 22, 2017

Easy-to-make holiday drinks the whole family can enjoy | November 21, 2017

Dickens’ descendant returns with ‘A Christmas Carol’ | November 18, 2017

Holiday programs at library | November 17, 2017

Mid-Continent library hosts HR workshop for entrepreneurs | November 2, 2017

Lee’s Summit libraries will have new weekend hours beginning in January | October 28, 2017

Library expands hours | October 26, 2017

Mid-Continent Public Library Unveils Free Access to KC Star Archive | October 10, 2017

In Hollywood Hennings ‘were just folks' | September 29, 2017

A new book celebrates the creator of 'Beverly Hillbillies' and Ozarks culture | September 24, 2017

Library taking patron wishes to heart | September 23, 2017

MCPL, MCC-Maple Woods offer storytelling courses | September 21, 2017

Mid-Continent’s Story Center features best-selling authors | September 19, 2017

A story ’bout a man - named Paul, not Jed | September 13, 2017

The First Beverly Hillbilly | September 12, 2017

Woodneath to host authors | September 9, 2017

Vietnam Voices - Library salute coincides with war documentary | September 8, 2017

Telling the tale of 'The Beverly Hillbillies' show's local start | September 7, 2017

#KindKC: Big Read KC 2017 | September 6, 2017

Tips to keep your kids safe online | September 6, 2017

Food for Fines | September 5, 2017

2017 ALA Award Winners | September 1, 2017

Small Business Bootcamp Tackles Marketing Tactics | August 13, 2017

Library Night at the K | August 1, 2017

New exhibits open July 15 around Liberty | July 13, 2017

Making friends comes in many ways | July 13, 2017

Small Business Bootcamp | July 11, 2017

Solar eclipse chaser says there’s many lessons parents can teach as we approach rare event | July 11, 2017

Book club leader wins Mid-Continent Public Library award | July 7, 2017

MCPL garners grant funding | July 1, 2017

Local libraries, Harvesters feeding hungry children through the summer | June 22, 2017

Yoga poses you can do at home or work to squeeze in some extra stretches, relieve stress | June 21, 2017

Library summer program | May 24, 2017

Business boot camp draws entrepreneurs | May 20, 2017

Chiefs’ visit to Midwest Genealogy Center included in busy community service week | May 19, 2017

Chiefs players, Independence athletes tackle genealogy | May 19, 2017

Summer reading kicks off Monday | May 18, 2017

Mid-Continent library offers boot camp for small biz | May 17, 2017

Business boot camp set for Friday | May 16, 2017

Beatles and Stones Invade Red Bridge Library | May 9, 2017

Mid-Continent Public Library offers food for the needy with Food for Fines program | May 2, 2017

Trade food for fines at the library | April 29, 2017

Library Offers Carnival of Classes for Community Members of All Ages | April 28, 2017

3 exhibits open May 1 | April 27, 2017

A day of art at Mid-Continent North Independence | April 22, 2017

80's icon Andrew McCarthy talks new novel "Just Fly Away" | April 18, 2017

Students create winning covers for favorite books | April 12, 2017

Kansas City's Biggest Libraries Could 'Weather The Storm' If Federal Funds Are Cut | April 7, 2017

MCPL arts festival this weekend | April 5, 2017

Meetings to explore library's future | March 30, 2017

MCPL, KCPL receive grants from state | March 24, 2017

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' Budget Plan Could Cost Public Libraries Millions | March 11, 2017

KC public libraries prepare to upgrade facilities | March 2, 2017

Mid-Continent plans stakeholder meetings | February 23, 2017

Mid-Continent Public Library will allow users to have a word | February 22, 2017

Climbing gym owner to speak at Small Business Bootcamp | February 22, 2017

Wonderscope to build new $12M children's museum in south KC | February 21, 2017

City leaders hope new children’s museum will bring more young families to settle in south KC | February 21, 2017

Children's museum will co-locate with new library at Red Bridge Shopping Center | February 21, 2017

Children's Museum, Library Announce Plans For New Building At Red Bridge Shopping Center | February 21, 2017

Children’s museum and public library plan ‘statement’ building in south Kansas City | February 21, 2017

Tales from the Black West | February 17, 2017

New art ready for public at library, community center and city hall | February 16, 2017

Libraries offer host of black history events during February | February 8, 2017

Black History month honored at area libraries | February 1, 2017

MCPL celebrates Black History Month | February 1, 2017

Volunteers patiently scan genealogy documents | January 18, 2017

How To Run A Successful Restaurant | January 17, 2017

KC Degrees program helps adults finish their educations | January 14, 2017

10 authors coming to Kansas City area you’ll want to see | January 12, 2017

Library rolls out red carpet for annual winter challenge | January 12, 2017

Know your rights | January 6, 2017

Winter Reading Challenge: See the film? Read the book | January 5, 2017

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