Teens who complete the summer reading program goals (5 books or 8 hours of timed reading) by August 1st will receive a new YA book of their choice.Read more
We recently participated in a state-wide project to record and document a typical day in the life of a public library. On that day, library staff members made a special effort to take pictures of anything and everything going on in the library. Our staff took photos of many typical activities – patrons using the wireless internet, children making crafts, a group discussing a book, staff behind the circulation desk, a library courier sorting books in the garage – and posted it all on Facebook with the hashtag #molibraries.Read more
Come prepared with your knowledge of Young Adult fiction and compete in a Jeopardy-style trivia game.Read more
Missouri readers are fortunate that virtually every age group can explore new authors and books that are high-quality literature by reading nominees from Missouri book award programs.Read more
Compete for cash prizes in our annual poetry competition.Read more
Be a savvy researcher and better student with these subscription homework help tools designed just for you and provided by your public library.Read more
Teens will meet every Thursday at 2:00pm at the library located in Belton.Read more
Who’s ready for Summer Reading Program?Read more
We just invested over $22,000 of grant money into expanding and deepening our ebook and digital audiobook collections for you. So if you have tried our ebook collection before, we highly suggest you take a look again. We feel pretty sure you’ll find something you’ve been wanting to read that you can download immediately!Read more
We sounded the alarm a few weeks ago about looming budget shortfalls caused by Governor Nixon’s cuts to library funds. We would like to thank everyone who shared the article on social media, called to us to express your concern and took the time to sign the petition.Read more
We need to let you know about a development in Jefferson City that has already impacted our budget this year and has the potential to create revenue shortfalls in future years.Read more
For New Years Eve (Wed, Dec 31, 2014) all locations of the library will close early at 1:00pm to celebrate the new year. The Bookmobile will be open 10:00am – 12:00pm at the Dollar General Store in Peculiar.
All locations of the library will be closed for New Years Day (Thur, Jan 1, 2015).
Have a Happy New Year!Read more
All teen poets (12-18) are invited to submit an original poem to the teen poetry contest at their local branch. Teen poets who write the top four poems at each branch will be invited to present their poem in the oral 2014 Poetic Voices competition held Thursday, November 13, 6:30pm at the Harrisonville Branch, 400 E Mechanic, Harrisonville, MO.Read more
From robots, seed bombs, video games, tattoos and, of course, PIZZA, don’t miss out on all the activities we have planned for TEENS this summer.Read more