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Love board games? Can't wait to test your trivia skills? Searching for that perfect book group? We're here for you!

All year long, we host a variety of fun (and free!) events for adults in the Northland. We have recurring events and once-in-a-lifetime specials, so take a look around and find that event you've always wanted to attend. We'd love to see you!

The majority of our events are located in the Mid-Continent Public Library Parkville Branch. We have a large parking lot and diverse accessibility. We're also close to a gas station, as well as numerous restaurants and a pharmacy, to accommodate your needs.

Have a question? Give our branch a call: 816-741-4721.

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Upcoming events (5+)

Random Readers Book Group: Light on Snow by Anita Shreve

Love reading those must-discuss-this popular titles? Random Readers Book Group is for you! This month we're reading LIGHT ON SNOW by Anita Shreve: A National Bestseller. Join us to discuss this touching story about a father and daughter who find an abandoned infant in the snow. A surprising winter tale about love, grief, and memory. Copies of next month's book will be available at the meeting to check out. New to the group and don't have a library card? No worries! To see if you're eligible, visit www.mymcpl.org. However, you are not required to have a library card to attend the event.

Trivia Night

Parkville Library

We have the questions. Do you have the answers? Bring your friends to the library and find out. Enjoy trivia, light refreshments, and prizes. Want a hint about the topics? January is Hot Tea Month, and we're celebrating our Winter Reading Challenge: Passport to Everywhere. Oh, and Disney.

J.R.R. Tolkien and the Legacy of WWI History Talk

Parkville Library

The life of J.R.R. Tolkien was shaped by his experiences during World War I and time spent fighting in the Somme. Learn how the war and Tolkien’s wartime experiences influenced his works. Brought to you by the Tolkien Society of Kansas City.

Get Board @ Your Library

Parkville Library

Come by yourself or bring a friend, and get ready to play board games! We will have a variety of classic and modern games available for your enjoyment. This event is open to all ages.

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