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Library Pausing Services at Ruiz, Sugar Creek Location
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Friday, November 13, 2020

The Kansas City Public Library is temporarily closing its Ruiz and Sugar Creek locations, consolidating staff and services at larger locations amid the worsening COVID-19 outbreak. The pause in services at the two locations takes effect Monday, November 16, 2020.
 

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Friday, November 13, 2020

The Cold War years were fraught with tension. It was a time of global gamesmanship and military staredowns. And it sets the scene for a question that Kenneth Goodwin submitted to “What’s Your KCQ?” He asked if it was true that ballistic missiles had been buried along Van Brunt Boulevard near Linwood Boulevard in the early 1960s.

Online Book Groups
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Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Nothing comes between readers and their books. Not even a pandemic. “One of the first things the Library did after closing our physical locations in response to COVID-19 was start looking for ways to maintain our connection with readers,” says Kaite Stover, director of readers’ services at the Kansas City Public Library. Read more about the Library's online book group offerings.
 
Virtual City School Fair
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Wednesday, November 11, 2020
For parents trying to navigate Kansas City’s many public, charter, and private school options, the City School Fair is an invaluable resource. The annual event will be held virtually this year, and the Library is working to ensure everyone has access.
 
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Tuesday, December 29, 2020

The Scout statue in Penn Valley Park has kept watch over downtown Kansas City for almost a century. Since its dedication in 1922, it has become a symbol and mascot for the city and a favorite subject for generations of photographers. But look through some of those photos over the years, and you may – or may not – see a few things intermittently missing.

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