Whether you are back-to-school in person or virtually, an active library card should be at the top of your supplyRead 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
The Genealogy Branch will be hosting a Burnt District-themed open house on both Friday and Saturday of the festival.Read more
Today we are unveiling a new historical display about the Civil War history of Cass County. The display is a joint project of Cass County Public Library, Cass County Historical Society, and Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area. Stop by the open house at the Harrisonville library today from 2:30 – 4:30.Read more
Historian and reenactor Jim Beckner outlines the Christmas traditions of the 1850’s and 1860’s including trees, cards, gifts, food and the Santa of 150 years ago! Fun and informational for both children and adults!Read more
Did your ancestor ride with William Clarke Quantrill?Read more