The donations you make to the Library make it possible for us do more for Kansas City, giving everyone access to resources and opportunities they need to learn, grow, and thrive. Be it books and services, early education and lifelong learning, cultural enrichment and personal empowerment, we make a difference in the lives of the people in our community, thanks to your support. Find out how you can help.
The Library has reopened many of the study and meeting rooms across its system. Patrons can once again reserve spaces for individual and group study, for small conferences or committee gatherings, for business meetings, community speaking events, and similar activities. Book a space with us today!
In recent weeks, local and national groups have worked to remove dozens of books from library shelves, keeping them out of reach of the nation’s youngest readers. The Library condemns any proposed censorship of reading materials and insists that reading for information, enlightenment, and interest is a fundamental right of all Americans.
The Library is partnering with KC CARE Health Center to offer FREE COVID-19 vaccine sessions for ages 5 and up at select Library locations on scheduled days and times - no appointment necessary. Booster shots also available for eligible groups.
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.