Library Card

Post Date: Tue, September 15, 2020

A library card unlocks more than just the ability to borrow books – it’s a key to information, opportunity, and enrichment. It lets you borrow items from our catalog that you can read, watch, or listen to, but your library card also gives you access to news resources, job and career tools, learning and education services, skillbuilding apps, streaming and on-demand entertainment, and so much more... all for free

Post Date: Tue, April 10, 2018

If you’re reading this right there’s a good chance the Kansas City Public Library, and libraries in general, are an important part of your life. Congratulations. You’ve made a very good decision. What better time to celebrate than now? It’s National Library Week from April 8 – 14, 2018.

Post Date: Tue, February 15, 2022

In today’s interconnected world, access to information and resources opens doors to opportunity. And there are few keys more powerful than a library card. Fortunately, getting a Kansas City Public Library card – or managing your current account – has never been easier, thanks to our new online library card portal. Get details on how it works.

Post Date: Sat, July 30, 2022

Kansas City Public Library cardholders already enjoy free digital access to The New York Times, letting you read unlimited articles on your phone, tablet, or computer.  If you love the newspaper's cooking section or are a fan of their infamous crossword puzzle, we’ve got breaking news: You now get paywall-free passes to New York Times Cooking and New York Times Games

Post Date: Thu, September 1, 2022

To mark Library Card Sign-up Month in September, we asked Kansas City Public Library staffers to share the favorite ways they use their cards.

Post Date: Tue, July 13, 2021

Using your Library is even easier with the refreshed KC Library mobile app, available for Android and iPhone users. Use your phone or tablet to conveniently search our catalog of books, movies, music, and audiobooks. You can also place holds and manage your account, including paying fees and renewing materials. The app also serves as a digital version of your KC Library card!  Check out the other features included in this new version.