Tag Archives: Missouri State Library

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

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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

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Library Receives $22,000 Grant to Grow eBook Collection

Memo to ebook and digital audiobook users from your public library: Give us another chance! If you’ve ever downloaded an ebook or audiobook from our website, you probably know we’ve struggled to keep pace with demand. That changes now! We just … Continue reading

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State budget cuts loom over library

Regular readers will know that we normally use this space to promote upcoming library programs or to let patrons know about library services. But today we need to let you know about a development in Jefferson City that has already … Continue reading

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Come to the library and play on one of our iPads!

Families who come to the children’s library at the Harrisonville Branch have an opportunity to check out an iPad loaded with fun and engaging early literacy apps! Thanks to the Racing to Read early literacy grant provided by the Missouri State Library, … Continue reading

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Need to borrow a laptop?

Use your library card to check out a laptop at any library location. Use the laptop in the library for up to 2 hours. Return the laptop to the desk. Thank you. (The laptops were purchased with Library Services & Technology … Continue reading

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Libraries Through Life

I wish to give thanks for libraries. I know that school and public libraries have enriched my entire life. I have loved reading since I was a child. The book collections in my  classrooms were a blessing, especially Mrs. Arnold’s wide … Continue reading

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