Area chambers hold a ribbon cutting for the new location of the library in Belton

The new location of the Northern Resource Center opened on November 14, 2016. The Library Board of Trustees and the Chambers of Commerce of Belton, Raymore and Peculiar held a ribbon cutting on November 30th to mark the occasion.

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Snapshot Day at the Library

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.

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Becky Klein appointed to library board

The Cass County Commission appointed Becky Klein to serve on the five-member Cass County Public Library Board of Trustees.

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Longtime trustee, Peggy Dryden, retires from the library board

The library recently thanked Peggy Dryden for her years of dedicated leadership and support.

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Celebrate National Library Week!: A message from the library board president

In honor of National Library Week (April 12 – 18), several local papers published a column written by Cass County Public Library board president, Mary Dobson. The full column is reprinted below.

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An update on state budget cuts for libraries

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.

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State budget cuts loom over library

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.

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