Local resources for people experiencing homelessness or in need of assistance.
Recursos locales para personas sin hogar o que necesitan asistencia local.
Mobile Services brings the Library to you! It serves populations in the Kansas City Public Library district who have difficulty reaching a library branch location. It houses the Bookmobile, Books to Go, Senior Services, and the Mobile Device Lab.
The Kansas City Public Library’s Community Resources Team provides individuals experiencing life-challenges an inclusive place to access the connections, supports and services they need.
The mission of Refugee & Immigrant Services & Empowerment (RISE) is to connect refugee and immigrant populations with the quality services, resources, and lifelong learning opportunities of the Library through outreach, education, and advocacy. RISE currently offers free classes and one-on-one services for English language learning and citizenship.
AmeriCorps Service Opportunities
The Kansas City Public Library hosts two AmeriCorps programs: the Library VISTA Project and Digital Corps. AmeriCorps members serve for one year at the Library and nonprofits in the community. Find out about full-time and part-time years of service here.