News

Post Date: Tue, October 15, 2019

Staying informed about what’s happening in your community, nation, and world is now easier than ever, thanks to PressReader, the latest addition to the Library’s collection of digital services. PressReader gives you one place to manage the news – whether it's from local, national, or international sources – and your Kansas City Public Library card gets you free and unlimited access to over 6,000 newspapers and magazines from around the world, in 60-plus languages… no subscriptions required.
 

Post Date: Thu, January 7, 2021

In the wake of the unprecedented events in our nation’s capitol on January 6, 2021, having access to the latest updates and information is extremely important. Your Kansas City Public Library card unlocks free access to journalism from local, national, and international sources that help you keep track of what’s happening in the world.
 

Post Date: Mon, March 23, 2020

A resource implemented earlier this year by the  Library on its computers is temporarily available for you to use at home for free. NewsGuard can help sift through the news of today and sort fact from fiction – from reports about the upcoming election to updates about the novel coronavirus. The browser extension provides credibility ratings and “Nutrition Label” reviews of thousands of news and information websites, indicating which sources are generally trustworthy, and which have been found to spread misinformation.  NewsGuard has temporarily removed its paywall until July 1, meaning anyone can add the service at home to see the most up to date, accurate news possible related to COVID-19.
 

Post Date: Tue, July 19, 2022

The Kansas City Public Library is gearing up for the city’s starring role in the new streamed Peacock series The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning. The Library is partnering with the city to ensure that the production engages and enriches the full community.

Post Date: Wed, January 16, 2019

KC Library card holders now have another way to get the latest news about what's happening in our world – without a paywall. Digital access to The New York Times is now a part the Library's growing collection of free online resources.
 

Post Date: Wed, April 24, 2019

The Kansas City Star Image Edition service provides readers with free access to digital versions of the full paper, with an archive ranging from 2013 to present. View the paper online just as it appears in print; plus you can share, clip, print, and save articles, add citations, conduct searches, and view easily on mobile devices.
 

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