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National Library Week

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National Library Week

Libraries Empower Communities: Celebrate national library week April 4-10

Mid-Continent Public Library is empowering our community with Information, Innovation, Ideas, and Inspiration every day. Is your dream to start a business? Would you like to know more about your family roots? Looking for ideas on what to read next? Whether you visit in person or virtually, you can find this and more at MCPL. 

Start the week off with Access Art, April 5-9. Enjoy daily virtual art programs including hands-on art making and discussions for all ages. 

If you need a Library card, apply online and get empowered today!


National Library Week bag

Customer Giveaway

In celebration of National Library Week, MCPL is giving away canvas bags (one per customer) at MCPL branches with in-branch or curbside checkout beginning on Monday, April 5 while supplies last.

Featured Services

Keeping the community connected is an important service of the Library. Through access to technology, the Library provides customers with the tools and resources they need. 

Public Computers

Every branch has computers for public use up to 60 minutes per day.

Mobile and Remote Printing

Print items from your mobile device or home computer at select MCPL locations.

Access to Local News & More

Access free digital versions of local and national newspapers.

Wi-Fi Services

Every branch has free wireless internet and some have hotspots to check out.

Information: The Heart of the Library

Innovation: Making the Future Better

Ideas: The Business of Libraries

Inspiration: Look No Further

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