Exploration Library

The Exploration Library at Cass County Public Library offers a variety of things for patrons to check out and explore – from Pickleball to Ghost Hunting to STEAM Kits. The collection supports lifelong learning and creativity all while giving patrons the opportunity to explore interests and try new things.



Pickleball Kits

Learn to play Pickleball! Similar to tennis, badminton, and ping-pong, Pickleball has gained popularity recently and is a game for players of all ages and skill levels. Check it out here!

Ghost Hunting Kits

Everything you’ll need for your next paranormal investigation, including Ghost-Hunting for Dummies, the EMF meter, and the digital voice recorder to catch some EVP (electronic voice phenomena). Check it out here!

Microscope Kits

Experience a world of discovery with this Microscope Kit designed for young scientists. Kit includes a beginner microscope with six magnifications, sample slides, cover slips, plastic tweezers, a plastic scalpel, specimen vials, adjustable lenses, collecting vials, and three informative books. Check it out here!


Hone your musical skills with a Ukulele from CCPL. Easy to play and portable, start exploring the fun of ukuleles today. We have one Concert Ukulele and one Soprano Ukulele available. Check them out here!


Adult Bird Watching Kits

Are you interested in bird-watching but don’t know where to start? This kit is perfect for beginners and includes everything you need to get started. With this kit, you’ll have all the tools you need to start exploring the world of bird-watching. Check it out here! Download your Bird Watching Log here!



Offering opportunities for hands-on learning experiences to increase engagement, and explore STEAM concepts with more than just books. Check the kits out here!



Are you a puzzler? You’re in the right place! Improve upon your memory and problem solving skills with a puzzle today. 

Youth Bird Watching Kits

Discover the exciting world of bird-watching with this child-friendly kit, ideal for young bird enthusiasts. This kit is equipped with compact binoculars for smaller hands, an instruction guide, a beginner’s birding pamphlet from the Missouri Conservation Department, and two books. Check it out here! Download your Bird Watching Log here!


Ready to dive into the world of crochet, knitting, or weaving? Our Fiber Arts Kit is the perfect starting point for learning the essentials of these crafts. This comprehensive kit includes various sizes of crochet hooks, knitting needles, a compact loom, and more. Check out the kit here!

Board Games

A collection of games to keep you entertained for hours! Readily host your next game night with family and friends. Check them out here!