Category: Books

Library hosting children, adult programs in March

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The Raytown branch of the Mid-Continent Public Library is hosting the following events in March. More information on events is available at http://www.mymcpl.org/locations/raytown. Baby story time, Thursdays at 9:30am Reading is a pleasure you can share with your baby and can help make raising them that much more wonderful. Come to Baby Story time to explore…

Mid-Continent Public Library Winter Reading Challenge to start Jan. 15

Approximately 500 readers have already signed up for the Mid-Continent Public Library’s 2016 Winter Reading Challenge, featuring a “Classics Remixed” theme, since registration opened at the first of the year. The second Annual Mid-Continent Public Library Winter Reading Challenge celebrates leisure reading, providing hand-picked book recommendations and participant incentives for those who complete the challenge…

MCPL January Book Group: THE INVENTION OF WINGS

Book Group will meet on Jan. 19, 6:30 pm and Jan. 21, 10 pm at Midcontinent Public Library –Raytown Branch, 6131 Raytown Rd. to discuss “The Invention of Wings” by Sue Monk Kidd. Book synopsis: From the celebrated author of the international bestseller, “The Secret Life of Bees” comes an extraordinary novel about two exceptional…

Mid-Continent Public Library urges gift of reading

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With the holiday season in full swing and shoppers looking for unique gifts, Mid-Continent Public Library has several ideas for the bibliophiles on your list. Library Lovers Memberships:  Perfect for the library lover in the family, a gift membership for this new program can be purchased online starting at just $25 and up. Annual memberships…

Mid-Continent Public Library Raytown Adult Book Group

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The group meets at 6:30 p.m. every third Tuesday of the month and at 10 a.m. every third Thursday of the month at the Mid-Continent Public Library Raytown Branch. The library provides copies of each book read and members may check the book out with library cards. Questions about the group may be director toward…

The Cat Who Talked Turkey

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The MCPL Raytown Book Club has chosen this novel by Lilian Jackson Braun that begins with a gala groundbreaking for the Pickax bookstore–and the town of Brrr is preparing for its bicentennial celebration. All the festivities, however, are spoiled by the discovery of a man’s body on James Qwilleran’s property. Could it be the work…

The Light Between Oceans: a novel

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The MCPL Raytown Book Club has chosen this novel by M.L. Stedman that takes place on a remote Australian island at the beginning of the 20th century, a childless couple live quietly running a lighthouse, until a boat carrying a baby washes ashore. The Book Club meets monthly on  3rd Tuesdays @ 6:30 P.M.  and 3rd…