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Due to a transitional stage, mobile library services are currently suspended.
Library in the Park

Library in the Park

Celebrate with us at Huron Park behind Main Library! We will have a visit from author, Daniel Miyares, a huge book sale, music, face painting, and more!

Beautiful Country
Qian Julie Wang

Read Aloud & Author Talk

Join us for our next read aloud, Beautiful Country, starting September 22nd. Following the last read aloud the author Qian Julie Wang will join us for a discussion.

Ghost Story

Youth Ghost Story Contest

In partnership with Kansas City Public Library and Kansas City Repertory Theatre, we're inviting authors ages 10-14 to submit their twisted tales! Winning stories will be immortalized through performances at this year's Ghost Light event and in online videos.

In Search of a Prince
A Tale of Two Murders
The 1619 Project
Here For You


Join one of our Zoom bookclubs and have an invigorating discussion with fellow readers!

Farm Storytime
Spooky Movies
Lunch & Learn
Your Next Skill

Programs @ KCKPL

There's so much going on in-person and with our online programs to educate, entertain, and inspire!

Hispanic Heritage Month
Hispanic Heritage Month on Hoopla

Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage month with this timeline honoring the triumphs and struggles that Hispanic-Latino Americans have had throughout history and checkout these great digital titles on Hoopla!

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22 KS Notable Books

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New Movies

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