The Buckner branch of the Mid-Continent Public Library,19 E. Jefferson St., remains closed in November for remodeling. Still, the following events are scheduled. For further information, call 816-650-3212 or go to Unless otherwise stated, registration is required for all events.


• Monday through Thursday – 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

• Friday – 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

• Saturday – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

• Book Group: 1 p.m., Nov. 27, Rockin’ B Mercantile, 26911 E. U.S, 24. Meet like-minded people, enjoy lively discussion, learn which books inspire others, and talk about your favorite books! Call the branch to find out what they are reading next.

• Play and Learn Time: 10:30 a.m., Nov. 7, 14 and 21, Vault Studios, 333 S. Hunter St. Preschool playtime designed to strengthen early literacy skills. Fun activities as well as the opportunity to meet other preschoolers and their parents. The open playtime allows you to come and go as your schedule permits. Ages 3 and up. Registration is not required.

• Vault Studios: 10 a.m., Thursdays, Nov. 7, 14 and 21 at 10:00 a.m., Vault Studios, 333 S. Hunter St. Hear stories, sing songs and join in movement activities. Bring the whole family, and make some great memories at the library. All ages.