Temporary closing date: October 17, 2018
Reopening date: January 7, 2019
The Lone Jack Branch reopened on January 7, 2019.
March 8, 9:00 a.m.
The public is invited to join branch staff, MCPL leadership, and local officials to “turn the page” in a special rededication ceremony on Friday, March 8, at 9:00 a.m., starting a new chapter in the history of the Lone Jack Branch. A brief ceremony will be followed by light refreshments. Everyone in attendance will receive a fine forgiveness token worth up to $10 off fines and select fees.
Welcome Back Open House
March 9, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Customers are invited to attend a Welcome Back open house on Saturday, March 9 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. that will include entertainment at 11:00 a.m. by magician Eric Vaughn, refreshments, an "I Love My Library" selfie station, and an appearance by the Library’s mascot Marty the Martian from noon to 2:00 p.m. A fine forgiveness token will be distributed during branch hours on March 9. Registration is not required for the Welcome Back Open House. To attend the magic show featuring magician Eric Vaughn, you will need to register on our website or by calling the branch.
Mobile Scavenger Hunt
March 8 – 15
Adults and kids will have fun participating in the Lone Jack Branch Scavenger Hunt using the free GooseChase app beginning at 9:00 a.m. during the rededication event through Friday, March 8. Participants can qualify for a $50 gift certificate from Sonic Restaurant.
Your Refreshed Library Experience Is Here!
The renovation of this branch was part of the second phase by Mid-Continent Public Library. This project was part of Library’s capital project made possible by funds from Proposition L. The architects were SAPP Design (Springfield, MO) and Helix Architecture and Design, Inc. (Kansas City, MO), and the construction firm for all projects was JE Dunn.
The Lone Jack Branch underwent changes during the renovation, including the following:
- Enhanced entry with automatic entry doors
- Outdoor seating area
- New paint
- New, updated public computers
- Improved Wi-Fi coverage and access
- Landscape enhancements.