Materials

Books

KCKPL's collection offers new reads along with classics. Want to see what is available? Click here. Books from our libraries checkout out for 21 days. Books from our mobile libraries check out for 14 days, which fits with the mobile library schedules.

eBooks
KCKPL has eBooks available for you through electronic resources, which allow you in most cases to checkout out eBooks for 21 days. Resources include Axis360, Hoopla and TumbleBooks.

Audiobooks

Interested in audiobooks? KCKPL can help. You can check out our audiobooks for 21 days. Want to search our audiobook collection? Click here.

Streaming Audiobooks
KCKPL has streaming audiobooks available for you through electronic resources, which allow you in most cases to checkout out audiobooks for 21 days. Resources include Axis360, Hoopla and TumbleBooks. With Axis360 and Hoopla, you can download the audiobook to a device allowing you to listen to the audiobook later and without internet connectivity.

Movies & Television Shows

KCKPL offers the latest movie and television releases on DVDs and Blu-Ray, which can be checked out for seven (7) days with a limit of six (6) adult items and six (6) kid items. Click here to see what is available.

Streaming Movies
You can stream movies with apps available through KCKPL. The apps include Hoopla (movies check out for seven (7) days), Kanopy (movies check out for three (3) days), and TumbleBooks.

Music

If you are interested in music, KCKPL offers CDs for borrowing. Click here to see what is available. You can check out up to 15 CDs at a time and have them for up to 21 days.

Streaming Music
Our Hoopla app allows you to download albums for up to seven days and stream music. New releases are available every week.

Magazines

New magazines are available in libraries for browsing in the building only, but you can check out back issues of magazines for three (3) weeks. Interested in what we have available? Click here.

Online Magazines
KCKPL offers Flipster, which allows you to view popular magazines online. Titles available include ESPN, Rolling Stone, Essence, Food Network Mangazine, People, The Atlantic, National Geographic, Newsweek, Encore, Ebony, Us Magaizne, Vogue, Men's Health, Kiplinger's, Good Housekeeping, Discover and Cosmopolitan.

Newspapers

You can read daily newspapers at our Main, South and West Wyandotte library branches. Newspapers available include:
Barron’s The Call Investor’s Business Daily
Kansas City Business Journal Kansas City Globe The Kansas City Star
The Lawrence Journal-World The Leaven Leavenworth Times
New York Times The Record Topeka Capital-Journal
USA Today Wall Street Journal Washington Post
Wyandotte Echo
Online Newspaper Access
Read an online visual edition of the The Kansas City Star by clicking here. If you are outside the library, you will use your library card to access this. Don't have a library card? See if you qualify for an eCard, which can provide instant access to online resources.