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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.

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The Library celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15) with a collection of book recommendations, film offerings, and other resources that explore a rich array of the experiences and perspectives of Latino Americans.
Pitch Best of KC 2022
Voting is  now open for The Pitch's Best of Kansas City 2022 and you're encouraged to cast a vote for our locations in the running for Best Library Branch - Missouri! Voting is open through  September 30, 2022.
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After reading a recent article about the history of Municipal Stadium a reader noticed the same name on a downtown hotel sign and asked What’s Your KCQ? to explain who the Muehlebachs were.

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Why did the frog go out for breakfast? His toadster was broken. Yes! It's September, and the latest Central Youth Services zine is out and full of toad-ally great jokes! Or at least one toad-ally great one about a frog going out for breakfast

cartoon computer, phone, and library card

To mark Library Card Sign-up Month in September, we asked Kansas City Public Library staffers to share the favorite ways they use their cards.