April 8-14 is National Library Week this year. Throughout this week, libraries are celebrated for their impact and influence in their communities. It is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April. Here’s what’s happening:Read more
Sure, you can find books, movies, and reliable information at your local library, but you can also learn how to build, make, craft, or bake things! Here’s what’s coming up through May:Read more
Starting this month, you will notice all library branches will have a new way for patrons to log onto library computers. Cass County Public Library received a grant to install a new computer and print management system called Cybrarian. The system will also allow patrons to print to library printers from any device.Read more
We’re throwing a party for Dr. Seuss!
We’ll have more fun than a dancing moose
We’ll read, and play, and snack; what fun!
Bring your friends, mom, and everyone!
This year, the library is celebrating 70 years of existence. In the pre-Internet, pre-computer days, libraries were the main and sometimes only resource in a town for in-depth information on any given subject. Back in the day of only three TV channels and no live streaming, libraries provided a valuable source of entertainment–books.
Each town struggled to maintain their own library. It was through the unification of libraries in different towns and developing a distribution system between branches that libraries began to flourish.Read more
Throughout November, patrons may bring any non-perishable food items, that are not expired or damaged, to any Cass County Public Library branch. Each item counts as $2.00 toward overdue fines.Read more
After nearly 2 weeks of hard work cleaning up flood damage, the Archie branch has re-opened! In the early morning hours of July 27th, the Kansas City area experienced heavy rains. South Cass County received over 7 inches in just 4 hours, causing many areas to flood, including parts of Archie, MO. The Police Station, City Hall, and Library, all located on south Main Street, had between 4 and 30 inches of water inside. The library had about 6 inches of water inside, and had books, computer equipment, and furniture damaged by the water.Read more
Please support and thank our sponsors for this year’s Summer Reading Program:Read more
The Friends of the Library will host a huge sale to benefit the Cass County Public Library Foundation.Read more
Do you have late fees at the library? August is Food For Fines Month.Read more
Please support and thank our many sponsors who donated money, resources and their time to bring you special programs and activities this summer.Read more
After over 10 years as manager of the Archie Branch of Cass County Public Library, Gail Roberts is retiring from the position.Read more
Free Summer Movie in the Park – The Peanuts Movie
Amphitheater, Harrisonville City Park
706 Ash St, Harrisonville, MO
The Movie begins at dusk.
What could be better than story time at the library? Don’t miss these special guest presenters this summer.Read more