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If you think it's cold here, try going to Antarctica!

As winter’s chill begins to sink in and I start complaining about how cold it is outside, I can’t help but think about Antarctica. Antarctica is the coldest, driest, windiest, most freezing-est land mass on planet Earth, but for some reason intrepid folks keep going down there. One of the worst attempted Antarctic trips took place over 100 years ago, led by an adventurous Brit named Sir Ernest Shackleton.

Thank You

Feeling Thankful by Shelly Rotner and Sheila M. Kelly

We have so much to be thankful for and Thanksgiving is a wonderful way to celebrate gratitude itself! But there are so many things to be thankful for all year long, and here are a few books that help us do just that.

Royals are World Series Champions!

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Kansas City hasn't savored this victory since 1985. In honor of victories then and now, let's visit winning children's books from then and now.

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland...and beyond!

Through the months of October and November, the Kansas City Public Library in partnership with Mid-continent Public Library is leading the Great City / Great Read initiative. In the first incarnation of this program, we are encouraging everyone in the region to revisit Lewis Carroll's 1865 classic Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

Free Streaming Video: Hoopla as Reviewed by My Eight-Year-Old

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Did you know that the Library offers free streaming video? You can have audiobooks, TV shows, and movies on-demand. Book access is only a part of what we do.

 
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