Author Archives: casscolibrary

There’s a Mouse in the Library!

That’s right! There’s a mouse in the library, and it’s perfect for the kids. All Cass County Public Library branches and the Bookmobile now have access to ABCMouse, an early learning resource for children ages 2 to 8. This resource … Continue reading

Posted in Cass Kids, Websites and Databases | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Streaming Video Now Available

In addition to downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks, Cass County Public Library offers nearly 600 streaming videos through Missouri Libraries 2 Go. Patrons can find and access TV shows, feature films, documentaries, and instructional videos with a valid library card. There … Continue reading

Posted in General, Technology, Websites and Databases | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Library Funding in Jeopardy

MO Secretary of State, Jay Ashcroft, says that libraries “expand opportunity and unleash potential” in their communities. This year, funding for Missouri libraries faces deep cuts at both the state and federal levels. State funding, through the state library, and … Continue reading

Posted in General, Technology, Websites and Databases | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Former Garden City Branch Manager, Marilyn Thomas, Retires

Marilyn Thomas started with Cass County Public Library in 1985 as the Creighton Branch Supervisor. She then moved to the Garden City branch, where she has been ever since. She served as the Branch Manager there until 2007, when she … Continue reading

Posted in Garden City, Library Staff, Programs and Events | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Archie, meet your new librarian!

Robin Tucker has been the Branch Manager of the Archie branch since July 2016. If you haven’t stopped in and met her yet, please do! Read about her background below. Be sure to follow the Archie branch on Facebook for … Continue reading

Posted in Archie, Library Staff | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

All new computers for computer lab in Harrisonville funded by a federal grant

The computer lab in the Harrisonville Branch of Cass County Public Library was recently upgraded with all new computers and other equipment. The computer lab is for public use. The lab contains 21 computers including a trainer computer with digital … Continue reading

Posted in Harrisonville, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Area chambers hold a ribbon cutting for the new location of the library in Belton

The new location of the Northern Resource Center opened on November 14, 2016. The Library Board of Trustees and the Chambers of Commerce of Belton, Raymore and Peculiar held a ribbon cutting on November 30th to mark the occasion. Officials … Continue reading

Posted in Library Staff, Northern Resource Center (Belton), Programs and Events | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment