On Good Friday, the governor released the withheld state funds for public libraries. All of them.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
After longtime Genealogy Branch manager, Jackie Polsgrove-Roberts, retired in February 2015, Chelsea Clarke stepped into the role of manager of that branch. Read about her background below and stop by the branch located inside the Harrisonville library at 400 E Mechanic to say hello.Read more
After 20 years as manager of the Genealogy Branch of Cass County Public Library, Jackie Polsgrove-Roberts is retiring from the position.Read more
Beginning on Monday, March 2, 2015, the Genealogy Branch of Cass County Public Library – located inside the Harrisonville Branch at 400 E Mechanic – will roll out new, slightly reduced hours of operation.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
To speak of death and dying isn’t an easy thing to do for most people. But young and old alike should plan ahead for the unexpected. Take advantage of this no-pressure opportunity to learn about options to consider.Read more
Did you know that one the most famous and renowned 19th century American painters, George Caleb Bingham, painted a work titled “Order No. 11” depicting a crucial moment in Cass County’s history? View this video for a closer look at the painting. The video is part of a series combining digital images of Bingham’s paintings with original string compositions inspired by the paintings.Read more
Check out our latest annual report for financial information, usage statistics and more highlights from 2013.Read more
If you search for a book or other item to check out or place a hold today you’ll notice that something has changed. We have a newly designed online catalog.Read more
All of us should be concerned about preserving our heritage. If you are the caretaker of your parents’ and grandparents’ pictures, how will you preserve them? If you take pictures now and want your great-great-grandchildren to see them, how will you make sure they will be able to see them?Read more
For New Years Eve (Tue, Dec 31, 2013) locations of the library will close early to celebrate the new year. The library will also be closed for New Years Day (Wed, Jan 1, 2014).Read more
November is Food For Fines Month at the library.Read more