Black History Month

Black History Month
The Library highlights stories and resources that celebrate Black experiences. Explore book and film recommendations, join us for events and activities, and learn about the legacies of the people who helped shape our region and nation.
Tax Resources

Tax Resources
Looking for tax information or assistance? The Library can help point you to free forms, one-on-one tax help providers, and other useful resources.
Coach Read's Shelf Help

Get Super Book Suggestions From Coach Read's Shelf Help
With Kansas City in the throes of football fever, Coach Andy Reid's literary alter ego, Coach Read, provides a playbook for some super reading recommendations. Fill out our Shelf Help form, and our team of MVP librarians will email you a roster of book titles selected to match your tastes.
Passport Services

Get a Passport at the Library

Want to explore the world? The Library can help you get your first passport! Find out what you need for your application paperwork, and make an appointment at select locations.

The Library's Digital Branch offers a large and growing collection of digital materials such as eBooks, digital audiobooks, databases, or streaming music and movies that you can enjoy on your computer or mobile device.

Read, Listen, Download, Stream, and More
The Library's Digital Branch offers digital materials you can enjoy from anywhere using  your computer or mobile device. Borrow eBooks, comics, and digital audiobooks; try online learning and career-development tools; read digital newspapers and magazines; and stream or download TV, movies, and music.
KC Library Catalog

Explore Our Catalog
Find and place holds on books, DVDs, CDs, and more! You can also use the Library's catalog to discover reading lists and staff picks,  and rate and review the things you read, watch, or listen to. Start browsing now!