Community Services

The Library offers a number of special programs and services that extend beyond the traditional library role.

The Community Reference Team has specialists that can meet with you virtually, one on one, for help with your job search, small business, personal finance, health research, and government information.

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Outreach Services

The Outreach department operates outside of library buildings to provide services to populations with specific needs such as seniors, in-home patrons, veterans, persons experiencing homelessness and more.

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Refugee & Immigrant Services & Empowerment (RISE) connects refugee and immigrant populations with the quality services, resources, and lifelong learning opportunities of the Library through outreach, education, and advocacy.

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You may now apply for an official U.S. Passport at the Westport, Trails West, or Ruiz Branch of the Kansas City Public Library.

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Voter Registration

You can register to vote or update your voter registration at any Kansas City Public Library location.

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Services For Educators

Learn how to enhance the classroom experience with help from the Library.

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Excel Adult High School

A fully accredited, online high school degree program.