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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Beginning Tuesday, May 19, 2020, the Library initiates a phased-in reintroduction of some services and operations.  We begin with a new Pop In/Pick Up contact-free holds service, allowing patrons to pick up holds at five locations during designated hours, expanding to others in the coming weeks. But anxious as we are – and know that you are, too – we will remain cautious and deliberate. Read more about what our next steps are.

Follow updates at kclibrary.org/coronavirus. You can also find additional information at kclibrary.org/covid19resources.
 

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For the fourth consecutive year, the Kansas City Public Library has earned a 5-star designation from Library Journal. Only 85 public libraries nationwide – less than than 1 percent of the total of 9,245 – attained that top-tier standing.
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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

For the fourth consecutive year, the Kansas City Public Library has earned a 5-star designation from Library Journal. Only 85 public libraries nationwide – less than than 1 percent of the total of 9,245 – attained that top-tier standing.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

This KCQ doesn’t miss a beat: Kansas City has shown its heart for more than 100 years!

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

This week’s “What’s your KCQ?” involves something big and bright that hovered above us for many years.

Reader Lewis Jones asked KCQ — a partnership with the Kansas City Public Library — “What happened to the giant chandelier that used to be in the lobby of the Glenwood Theatre?”

We’ll need a team effort on this one.

Kansas City Black History 2020
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Thursday, March 12, 2020
Each year, the Library partners with the Local Investment Commission (LINC) and the Black Archives of Mid-America to produce a series of Black History Month materials celebrating the legacies and accomplishments of notable African-Americans from the Kansas City area. The individuals featured in the 2020 series all helped break down barriers in our community, elevating and inspiring others then and now. Read on to learn more about their achievements.
 
No shushing at the Kansas City Public Library. Not during Super Bowl week. The Library is adding its own imaginative twist to the run-up to Sunday and the Chiefs’ showdown with the San Francisco 49ers in Miami – check out all the ways we're celebrating the team's first visit to the big game in 50 years.
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Friday, January 31, 2020
No shushing at the Kansas City Public Library. Not during Super Bowl week. The Library is adding its own imaginative twist to the run-up to Sunday and the Chiefs’ showdown with the San Francisco 49ers in Miami – check out all the ways we're celebrating the team's first visit to the big game in 50 years.
 

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