Free COVID-19 Vaccines at Select Library Locations

Free COVID-19 Vaccines

As variants of the COVID-19 virus continue to spread throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area, the Kansas City Public Library is partnering with KC CARE Health Center to increase access to the COVID-19 vaccine.

Anyone in need of a COVID-19 vaccine can receive one for FREE from KC CARE Health Center at the following Library locations:

Tuesdays, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

Wednesdays, 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Waldo Branch, 201 E. 75th St.

Thursdays, Noon - 6 p.m.
North-East Branch, 6000 Wilson Ave.

Anyone hoping to get a vaccine can walk in to one of the Library clinic sessions as long as supplies last. No registration is required. Available for ages 5 and older. There is no cost to get the vaccine -- it is completely free.

Spanish-language translators will be available at each clinic session.

Before your visit, please check the Library’s online calendar to confirm the clinic time for that day. 

View upcoming vaccination opportunities

Booster Shots

These Library sessions also offer booster shots for these eligible groups, as defined by the CDC:
  • 18+ authorized 5 months past second dose of Moderna or Pfizer vaccine OR 2 months after single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine
  • 12-17 authorized to get Pfizer-BioNTech booster 5 months past second dose

More information about booster shots

Communities for Immunity

The Kansas City Public Library has received a Communities for Immunity award in support of its work to increase vaccine confidence in the Kansas City metropolitan area.  

More information about the Communities for Immunity Award

Questions about COVID-19 vaccines? Can’t make these dates? Call 816.656.8981 and make a free appointment at one of KC CARE’s vaccine clinics, or visit for more information. 

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