Plaza Branch

Plaza building

The Plaza Branch Library is located near the Country Club Plaza. Free parking is available in the Plaza Branch's parking garage. There are designated children's and teen's service areas, as well as comfortable chairs and tables throughout the branch for customers to read, write, study or visit. Several meeting rooms are available for community or neighborhood meetings. The Plaza Branch has particularly strong collections in children's resources, arts & crafts books, and business materials. It also has large video, compact disc, and audiobook collections.


Upcoming Signature Events

Upcoming Branch Events

Book Groups

Storytimes

Baby Bounce

Wednesdays, 9:30-10:15 am & 10:30-11:15 am

Tales for Tiny Tykes

Thursdays, 9:30-10:15 am & 10:30-11:15 am

Preschool Story Time

Fridays, 10:30-11:15 am

At this branch

  • Computers: 40 for adults, 8 for teens, 14 for kids, 4 "express" (15-minute limit), & 10 laptops
  • Free Wi-Fi access at all branches

Test Proctoring

Contact for Appointment

Send an email
816.701.3424

The Plaza Branch is pleased to offer a test proctoring service free of charge to students.

  • Proctoring is by appointment only. Appointments are available Monday - Friday beginning at 9:30 a.m. All testing must be completed by 5:00 p.m. No appointments are available on evenings or weekends.
  • These hours are subject to change based on staff availability.
  • Appointments must be made at least 2 business days in advance.

If an exam must be returned by mail, a $2.00 handling fee will be assessed. Exams requiring special handling (i.e. overnight postage or media mail) will be charged on a case-by-case basis.

All exams are administered in the library staff workroom.

Students will be required to show a photo ID.

Plaza Colonnade Coffee Shop

Visitors to the Plaza Branch can stop by the Plaza Colonnade Coffee Shop in the entrance lobby and order a hot latte, mocha, cappuccino, coffee or snack to enjoy while visiting the branch.

Coffee Shop Hours
Monday - Friday 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.