The Final Mission of Extortion 17
Plaza Branch  |  Tuesday, September 26   |  6:30 p.m.
Author Ed Darack examines the downing of an Army helicopter in Afghanistan six years ago, killing all 38 aboard, in a discussion of his new book The Final Mission of Extortion 17: Special Ops, Helicopter Support, SEAL Team Six, and the Deadliest Day of the U.S. War in Afghanistan.

National Voter Registration Day
Tuesday, September 26 | All locations
All Library locations will take part in National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, September 26. If you’re a Missouri resident and want to register, Library staff and volunteers will be ready to help you. Read more to get details on the process and what documents you’ll need.

Staff Share Stories for Library Card Sign-up Month
September is Library Card Sign-up Month, and Library staff are celebrating by rifling through their wallets and closets to find the earliest library cards they own and sharing stories about their introductions to LibraryLand.

NEA Big Read: The Things They Carried
September - November 2017
The KC area’s six public libraries present a community-wide reading and discussion of The Things They CarriedTim O’Brien’s seminal book about the Vietnam War. Explore the era's legacy - and present-day parallels - through events, activities, discussions, and more.