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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Writer’s conference sponsored by the Cass County Public Library Foundation

Writing and Publishing Great Books for Children and Young Adults: A Morning with editor, Cheryl Klein, and author, Katy Beebe
Saturday, June 28, 9 a.m.- 12 p.m.
Mill Creek Upper Elementary School, 308 S Cleveland, Belton, MO
A benefit for the Cass County Public Library Foundation

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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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Fortune Cookies and Caldecott Medals at the CCPL Foundation Annual Author Event

The Cass County Public Library Foundation will be hosting Pete Cowdin, aka, A. Bitterman, children’s author and owner of the Reading Reptile Bookstore, at their annual author event next Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at the Northern Resource Center in Belton beginning at 6:30 p.m. Mr. Cowdin is the author of the picture book, Fortune Cookies, featuring illustrations by Caldecott Medalist, Chris Raschka.

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