Kansas City's population exploded between 1860 and 1900, and it was the people who lobbied for, invested in, and worked in the Kansas City livestock industry who deserve credit for making the city what it is today.
From the time I was very young, I heard my parents reading and telling stories.
My mom loved to tell me about when my sister and I got our library cards.
Call us America’s library capital – or at least, one of them. The Mid-Continent Public Library has been named a recipient of the National Medal for Museum and Library Service.
Maggie Gyllenhaal won a slew of acting awards for her portrayal of a paroled junkie in 2006’s Sherrybaby. Ironically, the movie never played on a Kansas City theater screen.
We have a winner!
Our 2014 Booketology Champion is: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle!
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