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We’re Here (Longer) for You: Kansas City Public Library Expands Hours
Our doorway to knowledge has swung open a bit wider. As of September 6, 2019, the Kansas City Public Library is expanding operating hours across its system, offering greater access to its vital materials, services, and resources. Nearly all locations will be open longer on weekends, and select sites will remain open later on Friday nights.
 
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March is Women's History Month, and there are many ways to commemorate the lives and achievements of women throughout history and share experiences of today's women. Check out the collection of books, movies, and other resources available at the Library.
March is Women's History Month, and there are many ways to commemorate the lives and achievements of women throughout history and share experiences of today's women. Check out the collection of books, movies, and other resources available at the Library. 
 
This past week, street signs along Paseo Boulevard began coming down, replaced with new ones proclaiming the street’s new name: Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Following a long period of local debate, a mayoral task force, and a measure passed by the city council in October, the historic street is now officially renamed after the civil rights leader. On the occasion of the historic boulevard’s name change, the Library has pulled together a selection of images from the Missouri Valley Special Collections t
Street signs along Kansas City's Paseo Boulevard began coming down in late February, replaced with new ones proclaiming the street’s new name: Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Following a long period of local debate, a mayoral task force, and a measure passed by the city council in October, the historic street is now officially renamed after the civil rights leader. On the occasion of the boulevard’s name change, the Library has pulled together a selection of images from the Missouri Valley Special Collections that provide some snapshots of The Paseo’s past.
 
The Library's Tech Access team and LaunchCode now offer the Discovery Learning Program, a new way to learn computer coding skills. The program offers anyone a pathway to training and helps reduce barriers to jobs in the rapidly growing tech field.
The Library's Tech Access team and LaunchCode now offer the Discovery Learning Program, a new way to learn computer coding skills. The program offers anyone a pathway to training and helps reduce barriers to jobs in the rapidly growing tech field.
 
The Library has relaunched its Stories to Go program, offering monthly story time sessions to children at day care and early-learning centers in underserved areas of the city. We’re looking for book-loving adult volunteers to join the program – storytellers will undergo training and learn how to conduct fun, engaging story times throughout the community. Learn more about the program and apply to be a volunteer.
The Library has relaunched its Stories to Go program, offering monthly story time sessions to children at day care and early-learning centers in underserved areas of the city. We’re looking for book-loving adult volunteers to join the program – storytellers will undergo training and learn how to conduct fun, engaging story times throughout the community. Learn more about the program and apply to be a volunteer.
 
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With the Chiefs hanging up their cleats until next fall, Kansas City sports fans turn their attention to the beginning of Royals spring training. As part of our ongoing What’s Your KC Q? collaboration with the Kansas City Star, we’re asking for your questions about Kansas City’s long history with America’s pastime.

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