Returns: Book Drops Only. Holds Pick-Up: Curbside or Drive-Up Service. In-Branch: Technology services. Virtual Branch is available 24/7.

All open MCPL branches have resumed technology services including access public computers, copiers, fax, and printers. For more information, visit the MCPL COVID-19 Information and Updates page.

New Year's Resolutions

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New Year's Resolutions

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Even if you didn’t check off all your resolutions in 2020 (did anyone?), the good thing is another year is here to start fresh! This year, the Library is offering tips to both adults and kids prepare for the best in 2021.  

You will need a Mid-Continent Public Library card if you don’t have one already. Apply online today! 

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Make a resolution to learn more about your Library! Join the MCPL New Year’s Resolution Scavenger Hunt January 1-31. All you need is a mobile device to download the free Apple or Android GooseChase app to participate. Score 2,000 points or more to qualify to win one of 10 QuikTrip or Trex Mart gift cards. Learn more.

Focus on Your Health 

Good health is more important than ever right now so take some time to figure out what works for you – whether it’s exercising more, improving your diet, or managing stress.

The Library can help you find fitness DVDs, healthy cookbooks, and more to improve the health of everyone in your household.

MCPL Catalog

MCPL Catalog

Find what you need to start your healthy journey.

Access Video on Demand

Access Video on Demand

Browse a large selection of exercise and health videos.

Universal Class

Universal Class

Online classes to help you manage your mental health.

RBdigital Magazines

RBdigital Magazines

Learn how to buy and make healthy foods.

Money Matters

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! 

Go Digital

Go Digital

Services like OverDrive and Freegal Music offer free eBooks, eAudiobooks, magazines, newspapers, and music. 

Gale Courses

Gale Courses

Self-paced classes to learn financial management strategies.

Help with Virtual Learning

Make the rest of the school year more manageable with free online resources for parents and students. 

New Resource!

New Resource!

Sign up for our Homeschool Resources enewsletter to get info and tips for students learning from home.

Teachables

Teachables

Print, save, and share resources for kids and students.

Parent and Teacher Resources

Parent and Teacher Resources

Learn how MCPL can help you get ready for school to start again.

Take Control of Your Career 

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. 

Getting the job

Getting the job

Create or update a resume and find tips to help you ace interviews with LearningExpress Library.

Career Advancement

Career Advancement

Lynda.com has online courses to help you achieve your professional goals.

Certification Prep

Certification Prep

Take online practice tests and find scholarships that can help you identify your needs.

Skill Building

Skill Building

Find out what education and training skills are required for many of today’s most exciting jobs.

Read More

Even if it’s only a few minutes a day, reading has many benefits, including improving memory, reducing stress, and connecting to others.  

Get to Know MCPL

Get to Know MCPL

Find out more about MCPL with a scavenger hunt!

Read Together

Find Your Next Read

Find Your Next Read

Start with genres from fantasy to western to help narrow down your search.

Winter Reading Challenge

Winter Reading Challenge

Motivate yourself by joining others to read at least 5 books between January 15 and March 15.

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.

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition

Online access is free to Library cardholders through March 2021.

Midwest Genealogy Center

Midwest Genealogy Center

One of the country’s preeminent institutions for family history research.

Get Started

Get Started

Expert tips and advice to get the best results.

Family History Forms

Family History Forms

Download forms to fill out your family tree, including coloring sheets for kids!

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