Thank You to Our Summer Reading Sponsors!

Please support and thank our many sponsors who donated money, resources and their time to bring you special programs and activities this summer.

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Dig into Reading this Summer

“Dig into Reading” is the theme for the Summer Reading Program that begins June 3rd at the Cass County Public Library. Summer fun above and below ground will be the focus of crafts, story times, and activities at the Archie, Drexel, Garden City, Harrisonville, Northern Resource Center, and Pleasant Hill branches and the CCPL Bookmobile.

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The winners!

Congratulations to the winners in last night’s Poetic Voices competition! From left to right: Jordan Gaddie from Archie won 3rd place for her poem “Can You Hear It?”, Ella Roberts from Pleasant Hill won 1st place for her poem “True Colors,” and Chasiti Clayton from Drexel won 2nd place for her poem “Simply Imperfect.” More photos of the event to come later today.

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Poet, Eric Borden, to return as Poetic Voices Judge

Local poet, Eric Borden, will be joining the panel of judges at the library’s annual Poetic Voices competition again this year. Those in attendance can also look forward to recitations by Mr. Borden of his own poems.

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On the Same Page: Discussing Life of Pi, continued

I enjoyed attending both discussion groups at our branch yesterday. It’s always amazing how other people can enhance your experience of reading by sharing their insights into a story. No matter how well I connect with a book (or not), I always reach a new level of understanding after sharing with others who have read the same book.

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On the Same Page: Discussing Life of Pi

I’ve enjoyed reading Life of Pi by Yann Martel, which is our 2013 On the Same Page book selection. It’s really fun to think of everyone in Cass County reading the same book! From now through the end of March, I will be posting periodic questions for those who have read the book to ponder.  This will serve as our online discussion forum this year.

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