KC Public Library Blog
All Library locations will be closed on Sunday, April 20, in observance of the Easter holiday.
In celebration of National Library Week, we have compiled a list of books for all ages that highlight the value of libraries, librarians, and library workers.
It was an amazing Elite 8 round for Booketology! Jane Marple fell to Huck Finn. In an upset, Princess Buttercup defeated Batman! Jane Austen’s heroine Elizabeth Bennet easily defeated the Hunger Games tribute Katniss Everdeen. And Harry Potter took the round against Marie Curie, with a 70 vote margin!
It's all down to the Elite 8! Our victors have won in their genres, now they face off against each other! It's Romance vs. Sci-Fi when Elizabeth Bennet battles Katniss Everdeen! Classics winner Huck Finn challenges top sleuth Jane Marple! Princess Buttercup has to defend her title against Batman! And Biography champ Marie Curie takes on Harry Potter!
Check out the Central Teens' entry in the Beneath the Surface Summer Reading Program Video Challenge. The Summer Reading Program is just around the corner!
Inspiring women run the gamut. There are artists, politicians, and athletes-- among others. We conclude March-- Women's History Month-- with a tribute to more books about some of our fantastic female forebearers. >
The books listed below are for elementary-school-aged readers. They all include authors’ notes in the back for those who are curious to learn more.