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Know Your Librarians: Marty Hatten

Marty Hatten

If you've visited our Waldo Branch in the past 24 years, you've likely met Marty Hatten. Whether teaching readers' advisory classes to seniors or representing the Library on neighborhood action committees, Marty is working to connect her Waldo community to her beloved branch.

Booketology: Round 1 Results & Round 2 Bracket

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Round 1 has closed in Booketology, the Library’s 2012 Tournament of Books, and Round 2 has officially begun. Check the bracket below for the results, and cast your votes in the field of 32 until midnight on Wednesday, March 21. May the best book win!

Booketology Round 1: The Voting Is On!


Let the March book madness begin! Round 1 of Booketology, the Kansas City Public Library’s spring tournament of books, has begun. Vote for your favorites in the field of 64 through Sunday, March 18.

Booketology: Get Your Spring Book Tournament Bracket!

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March into reading madness with Booketology, the Kansas City Public Library’s spring tournament of books! Sixty-four books will hit the court starting Thursday, March 15. Which title will triumph? That’s up to you.

KCResearch Creates a “Green on Green” Map of Kansas City

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It’s always exciting when we at the Library can inspire someone in our community to create something new. Especially something that speaks to the community in an innovative new way.