The Raytown Branch of Mid-Continent Public Library, 6131 Raytown Road, is offering the following activities for the month of February. For more information or to register, call 353-2052 or visit www.mcpl.lib.mo.us.

The Raytown Branch of Mid-Continent Public Library, 6131 Raytown Road, is offering the following activities for the month of February.  For more information or to register, call 353-2052 or visit www.mcpl.lib.mo.us.
 

 TAX HELP FOR SENIORS – Free from AARP, beginning at 10 a.m. Feb. 2 and 4. AARP representatives will help seniors 60 and over with tax questions and preparation. Call to register.   VERY HUNGRY CAT¬ERPILLAR WORKSHOP – for age 5 and older, 7 p.m. Feb. 2. Make a caterpillar puppet that turns into a butterfly while learning the three stages of the metamorphosis, and act out the classic Eric Carle story. Presented by the StoneLion Theatre. Call to register.   GENEALOGICAL RE¬SOURCES IN THE K.C. AREA – for adults, 7 p.m. Feb. 4. NARA archivist will discuss where they are and how they compliment each other so you don’t have to travel out of town to research your family history.   DOWNLOADING DIGITAL AUDIOBOOKS – for adults, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 9. Hands-on demonstration using the newest format for audiobooks, digital files. Use our MP3 player to practice or bring your own. Note: iPods not compatible.  CREATE POWERFUL RESUMES AND COVER LETTERS – for adults, 7 p.m. Feb. 10. Tips and techniques for writing successful resumes and cover letters from an experienced certified career coaching specialist and certified resume writer. Call to register.  HOME SELLING 101 – for adults, 6 p.m. Feb. 11. Learn how to successfully market your house yourself. This class will guide you through the complete chronological home selling process, from pricing to closing, including who is going to help you with the paperwork. Call to register  INTERNET 101 – for adults, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 11. Online demonstration of basic web browsing. Learn about interesting sites and tips on how you can become an online surfer. Call to register.   PHOTOGRAPHY: Pets and people – for adults, 2 p.m. Feb. 13. Learn the best ideas on capturing the best images of people and pets. Tips on how to be prepared and anticipate when action is going to happen. Presented by a Professional Photographers Association of Greater Kansas City members. Call to register.   FATHER OF THE U.S. CONSTITUTION: President James Madison – for ages 7 and older, 7 p.m. Feb. 17. In 1787, James Madison assumed a leadership role in the secret meeting that produced the U.S. Constitution. He went on to author and enact the Bill of Rights. Call to register.   LONG TERM CARE SEMINAR – for adults, 7 p.m. Feb. 18. Do you have a plan should you need long term care services in the next 24 hours? This seminar will help you begin thinking and talking about the process of planning for a potential long term care event.  GOOD HAIR AND OTHER CONTEMPORARY TRUE TALL TALES – for teens, 7 p.m. Feb. 24. From professional storyteller and comedian, “Brother John,” comes a showcase of humorous anecdotes and song, with subjects ranging from “peer pressure” to “being the best that you can be.” Call to register.




Compiled by Jillayne Ritchie