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Throughout March, the Library commemorates Women's History Month by lifting up stories, achievements, and experiences past and present. Explore book recommendations, watch online events, and discover how local women helped shape Kansas City’s history.
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As you prepare to deck halls, make merry, and greet the season, you can find a variety of Library resources and holiday happenings that can make spirits bright. From festive family events to music and films befitting this time of year, we’ve wrapped up these offerings in a big bookish bow.  
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Thanks to you, the Library experienced a remarkable year in 2022. We returned to in-person events and programming, found new ways to engage our community, and offered resources many patrons depend on. The Library is a critical part of the everyday lives of Kansas Citians who join us for weekly storytimes and family activities, browse our shelves for an engaging read, borrow technology to stay connected, and much more. Your support can help continue our efforts to empower all people in our community.

December 2022 CYS zine cover

What did the cupcake say to the frosting? I'd be muffin without you! For more punny stuff, treat yourself to the December Central Youth Services zine for kids. Print it out or pick it up at the Library!

The Kansas City Public Library has purchased the digitized archives of The Kansas City Star and Kansas City Timesdigitized archives from 1880-1990. These archives will complement the existing NewsBank subscription that gives patrons access to The Star from 1991 to today.

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Have questions about how the Missouri Secretary if State's proposed rule might impact how you or other community members use the library? We've collected some questions and answers to provide some insights and explanations.