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Friday, February 26, 2021

As Kansas City was growing up in the late 19th century, its leaders recognized the need for respite from the hubbub of urban life. They set aside green spaces, the parks that would become an identifying feature of the city, and built wide, inviting boulevards to connect them. A “What’s Your KCQ?” reader points to one of those important connectors, asking, “When was Admiral Boulevard designed and built?” And beyond that, “What was the goal of the parks and boulevard(s) system?”

New North-East Branch
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Monday, March 1, 2021
Su personal de North-East Branch (Centro Bibliotecario del Noreste) está deseando darle la bienvenida nuevamente a nuestro hermoso edificio renovado ubicado en 6000 Wilson Rd. Aun cuando el acceso a los edificios de la Biblioteca sigue estando limitado debido a la pandemia, nos enorgullece mostrarle los servicios actuales de biblioteca, y compartir asimismo algunos aspectos interesantes que esperamos resulten de su agrado.  
 
New North-East Branch
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Monday, March 1, 2021
Your North-East Branch staff is eager to welcome you back to our beautiful, renovated building at 6000 Wilson Rd. We’re proud to showcase current library services as well as share some exciting features you can look forward to experiencing.  
 
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Monday, February 22, 2021

To this day, it’s one of Kansas City’s best kept secrets: An apartment complex now sits at 2929 Main Street, sprawled out between a school and a hotel, but decades ago the land on Union Hill served as the birthplace of thousands of children born to unwed mothers.

Black History Live Museum
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Wednesday, March 3, 2021
During Black History Month, we celebrate the African American experience and the legacies of those who have shaped our nation. The Library's Kansas City Digital Media Lab has been producing videos throughout the month that highlight notable Black Americans and their achievements as part of their second Black History Live Museum project. The series follows the theme “The Journey Continues,” underscoring the ever-changing impact of our collective past and today’s ongoing efforts to ensure equality, justice, opportunity, and freedom for all.
 

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