Co-authors Traci Angel and Andrea Sumy will hold a book presentation for Missouri Almanac 2018-19 from 11 to 11:45 a.m. April 21, at the Blue Springs South branch of the Mid-Continent Library, 2220 Missouri.

In addition to Angel and Sumy, the Almanac is also co-authored by Amanda E. Doyle, John Brown and Carolyn Mueller Kelly.

The Almanac is a hardbound, colorful new guidebook from Reedy Press, featuring hundreds of images, stories, and fun facts about the Show Me State. All things Missouri abound in this almanac, including famous Missourians from Maya Angelou to Walt Disney, native wildlife from bald eagles to bobcats, insight on noteworthy places from the haunted to the historical, amazing inventions and innovations, thrilling excursions and outdoor adventures, plus interesting and bizarre facts. Readers will discover a Missouri they've never seen.

Admission is free and open to the public, but registration is required, call 816-229-3571 or visit https://www.mymcpl.org/events/26549/missouri-almanac-most-fascinating-people-and-places-missouri.