Thursday, June 27, 2019
As of July 1, 2019, the Library will no longer charge fines on overdue materials. Bonus: we’ve also cleared existing late fines from all accounts, giving our patrons a fresh start. Get the details about what FREEDOM FROM FINES means for you and your fellow Library users.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Several Library locations will undergo upgrades and improvements to public restrooms the first week of April 2019. Construction will impact branch operating schedules; patrons should be aware of late openings and limited access to certain areas during this time. Read on for which neighborhood locations will be affected by the building upgrades.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
As Kansas City International Airport breaks ground on a new terminal on March 25, 2019, the Library's Missouri Valley Special Collections provides a window seat to the city's aviation past.
Friday, March 8, 2019
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.
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
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.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
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.
Thu, February 1, 2018