North-East Branch

North-East branch

The North-East Branch is located in the historic Northeast area - about 15 minutes from downtown Kansas City. In addition to items in English the North-East Library features a wide variety of materials in Spanish: books, magazines, fotonovelas, CDs, and DVDs. There is also a variety of books, newspapers in other languages to support the community.

North-East serves as a community center for the area as well as a meeting place for various community organizations and neighborhood associations.

At this branch

  • Computers: 16 for adults, 4 for kids, 3 "express" (15-minute limit).
  • Wireless: All branches have wireless Internet access.
  • Two Study Rooms
  • Two Meeting Rooms:
  • Village Post Office
Full Body Chair Fitness

No matter what your limitations, maybe you can still reap the physical, mental, and emotional benefits of exercise. This class is designed to give you a total body workout. Cardio, strength, and flexibility exercises are all performed from a seated position.

We Speak KC
We Speak KC is a conversational English class for beginning to intermediate English language learners. We will discuss talking to your doctor, your children's teachers, your landlord, and more! Sign up here

Contact the Refugee & Immigrant Services and Empowerment team by email at rise@kclibrary.org or by phone at 816.701.3766 for more information.

Village Post Office

Limited postal services are available:

  • Purchase Forever Stamps
  • Obtain Priority Mail Flat Rate envelopes and boxes
  • Mail pre-stamped envelopes or packages
  • Enjoy extended P.O. Box hours

Branch History

The North-East Branch opened in 1914 in Northeast High School with 6,000 books. In 1986 the Northeast, East, and Blue Valley branches were combined into the North-East branch. The library building at 6000 Wilson Road opened in 1989 and now contains approximately 65,000 items.