Friends of Libraries Week

National Friends of Libraries Week
During National Friends of Libraries Week, October 17-23, 2021, we recognize the contributions our Friends of the Kansas City Public Library make to many of our programs and initiatives. Learn more about the Friends’ impact and find out how you can become a member.

Free COVID-19 Vaccine at Select Library Locations
As the Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus continues to spread throughout the area, the Library is partnering with KC CARE Health Center to offer FREE COVID-19 vaccine sessions at select Library locations on scheduled days and times - no appointment necessary. Get details on how to get vaccinated.
Online Learning

Learn Online with Your Library Card
From homework help and live tutoring assistance to online testing resources and skillbuilding tutorial videos, your library card unlocks loads of learning opportunities. Check out our digital collection of free education services and apps.
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Enjoy Storytime Anytime with Dial-A-Story

Folktales, fairy tales, and children's literature are just a phone call away with the Library’s Dial-A-Story service. Listen to tales read aloud by our storytelling squad by dialing 816.701.3456 or listen online.

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.
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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!