Community Reference

Post Date: Tue, October 27, 2020

Patrons now can reserve private or distanced work areas – computer-equipped Community Connections Rooms and wireless-connected Study Spots – in select Library locations where they can safely engage in such essential activities as job interviews, telehealth visits, and study sessions. Or they can simply catch up with family or friends. Explore these and all the Library's by-appointment services at

Post Date: Thu, January 9, 2020

You have a worthy cause, a mission, and you’ve formed a nonprofit to pursue it. Now, you need funding.

Start that search at the Library. Through Candid, the world's largest source of information on nonprofits, foundations, and grants, the Kansas City Public Library offers an array of resources to both organizations and individuals seeking nonprofit backing.

Post Date: Fri, September 27, 2019

As information discovery has evolved, so has the Kansas City Public Library. We’ve launched a new Community Reference Team to help patrons connect with information and resources needed to achieve personal and professional goals. The Library can help you find jobs, start businesses, grow nonprofits, manage personal finances, develop healthy lifestyles, and more.

Post Date: Mon, October 24, 2022

Election Day is Tuesday, November 8, 2022. Searching for what's on the ballot? Need to find where to vote?  The Library has you covered with important resources to keep you informed and up to date.