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!
It’s hard to believe it’s already tax season again. Tax day is Tuesday, April 17th this year. It’s time to gather all of your documents and forms. Though the IRS will not be sending out print forms to the library, you can still print off forms there. All you need is a valid library card to use our computers.Read more
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
Joining a book club in your community is a great way to find new reads and broaden your reading interests. It’s also a great way to meet the people in your community. Whether or not everyone in the book club enjoys a book, you can be sure there will be lively discussion. Cass County Public Library offers book clubs at most branches.Read more
Please support and thank our sponsors for this year’s Summer Reading Program:Read more
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.Read more
The Friends of the Library will host a huge sale to benefit the Cass County Public Library Foundation.Read more
The Northern Resource Center in Belton will close Monday, October 31, 2016 and remain closed through Sunday, November 13, 2016 to relocate the library.Read more
Author visit: Cheryl Klein
Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 6 – 8 p.m.
Northern Resource Center – Cass County Public Library
164 Cedar Tree Square, Belton, MO 64012
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