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2020 Staff Picks
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Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Saying 2020 has been a challenging year is an epic understatement. But amid the ongoing difficulties (and between rounds of cleaning and sanitizing), our staff discovered books that offer moments of enlightenment, delight, enjoyment, and empowerment. Check out the some of the reads that got us through these past months!

2020 Staff Picks - Nonfiction
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Wednesday, December 16, 2020
What nonfiction books were winners with Library staff in 2020?  From pop culture potboilers to heavy-hitting history reads, check out the favorites that lined staff members' personal shelves this past year.
 
Holiday Closure Patron Notice
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Sunday, January 3, 2021
Amid public health concerns about the transmission of COVID-19 over the holidays, the Kansas City Public Library will close all locations from December 24, 2020, through January 3, 2021. Locations that are currently in operation will resume available Library services Monday, January 4. Learn more about the holiday schedule and how it impacts services.
 
2020 Staff Picks - Fiction
Last modified: 
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
What fiction books were winners with Library staff in 2020?  From pop culture potboilers to heavy-hitting history reads, check out the favorites that lined our staff's personal shelves this past year.
 
COVID Patron Notice
Last modified: 
Saturday, December 12, 2020
Southeast Branch, 6242 Swope Parkway, Kansas City, MO, will remain closed until further notice after a likely COVID-19 exposure from a  patron who visited the location on Thursday, December 10, 2020
 

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