F.L. Schlagle Library


4051 West Dr., Kansas City, KS 66109 | 913.295.8250

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Welcome to KCKPL's F.L. Schlagle Library!

Branch Hours:
Mondays-Fridays: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Third Saturday of Month: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday: Closed
Schlagle Library

The Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library and Environmental Learning Center is one of only two public library environmental learning centers in the United States. The library is the result of a unique partnership between the Kansas City, Kansas Public Library, USD 500, and the Unified Government of Wyandotte County Parks and Recreation Department. For more about the Library, click here. To learn more about Mr. F.L. Schlagle, click here.

The library is located on the west side of Wyandotte County Lake Park, just north of Leavenworth Road and east of I-435. Parking is available in the lot directly in front of the library. Click here for directions!

Schlagle Programs

Mr. & Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library offers special programming for area schools and organizations. Find information here on how to schedule programs and what type of programming is available. Click here to find out how to schedule these programs for your classroom.

At this Branch

The following services and equipment are available at the F.L. Schlagle Library. Click on the headers for additional information.

The F.L. Schlagle Library has two (2) laptops available for patron use. The library also includes a printer and photocopier. Printing or making copies in Black & White costs 10 cents a page. Copies or prints in color costs 50 cents a page. A fax machine is also available.

There is parking available inside the circle drive directly to the north of the Library. Two handicap parking spots are also available.

This facility includes two handicap parking spots. The building comes equiped with an elevator for access to the basement floor. Two handicapped restrooms are available in the men's and women's restrooms.
Mr. & Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library offers special programming for area schools and organizations. Find information here on how to schedule programs and what type of programming is available.

Mr. & Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library offers hands-on nature and science-based educational and outdoor recreational programs to school students and the general public. Teachers can bring their classes on field trips, or schedule outreach visits from F.L. Schlagle staff to their schools. The library offers family-friendly events on Saturdays including trail hikes, nature crafts, classes on Kansas natural history, and more.

F.L. Schlagle also offers summer camps for ages 5-15, spring and winter break programs, monthly homeschool science programs, monthly storytimes, and Scout workshops. The library holds two large scale events each year, the Lawson Roberts Butterfly Festival in September and Eagle Days in January.

In addition, the library has many live reptiles on display. There is also a “touch table” with many animal biofacts, scavenger hunts, and a nature trail. In addition, we are located near two of the Wyandotte County Lake Bridle Trail trailheads.



Upcoming Events

Check out these upcoming programs and events! Or click here to see events and programs happening at the Schlagle Library this month.

Branch Manager - Jessica Lawrenz

Jessica Lawrenz
Jessica Lawrenz oversees KCKPL's Schlagle Library. You can email her directly at jlawrenz@kckpl.org.