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Missouri’s secretary of state wants to enact a new policy that libraries believe endangers your freedom to read and threatens to reduce community access to public library books and other resources. A public comment period runs through Wednesday, December 14, 2022, giving you a chance to speak up for your right to read and speak out against censorship. Learn more and take action today.
 

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Each year, the Mayor’s Christmas Tree is displayed at Crown Center through the holiday shopping season. Its arrival, sometimes as early as November 3, is a harbinger of the season.

A new resident and What’s Your KCQ? reader asked how long the city has had this municipal tradition.

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You’re running, or launching, a small business, and you have questions – or simply need a little guidance. We have experts who can help. In conjunction with Global Entrepreneurship Week, business librarians from the Kansas City Public Library and Mid-Continent Public Library are available for individual consulting sessions Monday, November 14, 2022. Get details and find other helpful resources.

A curious reader asked What’s Your KCQ? to investigate the history of the Rosedale Memorial Arch, and why Sporting chose it to represent Kansas City, Kansas, on the jersey.

 We’re thrilled to be among the winners in The Pitch's Best of Kansas City 2022 for the category Best Library Branch - Missouri! Thanks to all who cast a vote for their favorite location, including the winner... 
 
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The Library is beyond thankful for the array of institutions and organizations across the community that team with us on essential programs and activities.

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