Missouri’s secretary of state wants to enact a new policy that libraries believe endangers your freedom to read and threatens to reduce community access to public library books and other resources. A public comment period runs through Wednesday, December 14, 2022, giving you a chance to speak up for your right to read and speak out against censorship. Learn more and take action today.
The Library is joining with Kansas City Public Schools for an important initiative for youth: KCPS Loves to Read, a reading program featuring material meant to foster belonging, friendship, curiosity, confidence, courage, and hope. Students can participate between now until the end of the school year.
Kansas City culture wouldn’t be the same without fall fairs and festivals. But what’s celebrated and by whom has changed a great deal throughout the city’s history.