Dial a Story

When I reflect on childhood memories, many of them include reading and being read to. Obviously, since I am a librarian, this impacted me greatly. I remember walking and riding my bike to the library with my family many times. I remember scanning the shelves and looking at the displays hoping to find another great read. I also remember my parents and teachers reading to me, but I think one of my most distinct memories is from when I first found out that I could call a number from my phone and listen to a librarian read a story!

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I and Love and Tunes: Discover new music at the library

Hey, library fans – don’t forget the library has music. We have hundreds of CD’s and you can place holds on thousands more in the collection of Kansas City Public Library. Place a hold on a CD you want to hear, and we’ll deliver it to your closest branch just like a book. Or just browse the CD shelf and pick up something that looks interesting.

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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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