Have you visited the Museum at Prairiefire yet? Thanks to a donation from and partnership with the Museum at Prairiefire, Cass County Public Library patrons can check out museum passes for free!Read more
Ask most people if they’ve heard of pysanky and you’ll get a blank stare. Mention Ukrainian Easter eggs and some people will understand what you’re talking about. But if you show folks a photo of a pysanky, a Ukrainian Easter egg, most will recognize it right away.Read more
Cass County Public Library recently released their annual report for 2018. In 2018, the library made many changes and upgrades to library services. With 6 locations, a Bookmobile, and Genealogy branch, these changes impacted residents throughout Cass County.Read more
Tax Season is here again, and this year, everything has changed.Read more
Do you need to follow the Danish example and bring more hygge into your daily life? I encourage everyone to embrace it. But don’t think you can just go out to the store and buy it or feel like it’s something that requires a learning “how to.”Read more
Thanks to a donation from the Museum at Prairiefire in Overland Park, KS, Cass County Public Library patrons can visit the museum for FREE!Read more
Start 2019 off by playing Bingo for prizes! This year’s winter reading program has a new look and new rules.Read more
The library’s catalog is changing on August 27th. Learn how to search Missouri Evergreen and use your library account at one of our upcoming classes!Read more
Our new catalog through Missouri Evergreen goes live in 3 weeks. We will be closed on August 24th & 25th to facilitate our migration.Read more
Another Summer Reading Program is underway, and we could not provide quality events throughout the summer without the help of individuals and local businesses.Read more
It’s time once again for the Summer Reading Program at Cass County Public Library! The fun starts on June 4th, but patrons can sign up starting today, May 21st.Read more
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
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!
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