The Kansas City, Kansas Public Library is governed by the Board of Education of Unified School District #500. The board consists of seven members elected by the citizens of USD #500. About the Board of Education.
Our Mission Statement
Connecting a dynamic community with tools, resources, and welcoming spaces to enrich lives in Wyandotte County.
To be one of the leading public library systems in the State of Kansas.
We're committed to the following values
- Excellence in Public Service
- Innovation in Service Delivery
- Intellectual Freedom
- Embracing Diversity
- Integrity and Responsibility
- Outstanding Leadership
- Teamwork and Community Partnership
- Valuing and Empowering Employees
- Patron Privacy
Our Strategic Plan
KCKPL embarked on a strategic planning project Spring 2009. The system needed to study its practices, services, and procedure to make a more viable and fiscally sound library system for both patrons and staff.
View Our Strategic Plan | Read the results of our 2011 Facilities Survey