Writers at Work: A Conversation with John Freeman
Central Library  |  Tuesday, Nov. 28   |  6:30 p.m.
Award-winning writer, critic, and editor John Freeman discusses editing the anthology Tales of Two Americas: Stories of Inequality in a Divided Nation with Writers at Work organizer Whitney Terrell.

Access Lynda.com for FREE with Your Library Card
Your Kansas City Public Library card gives you free and instant access to the thousands of video courses and tutorials available through Lynda.com. Topics include business, software development, design, photography, and more. Learn new skills online, on your time.

Browse Newly Added Images on KCHistory.org
The Library’s Missouri Valley Special Collections team continually adds new items to the digital collection on KCHistory.org. Check out the latest batch of photos and maps, including images of the First National Bank building before it was repurposed as the Central Library.  

NEA Big Read: The Things They Carried
September - November 2017
The KC area’s six public libraries present a community-wide reading and discussion of The Things They CarriedTim O’Brien’s seminal book about the Vietnam War. Explore the era's legacy - and present-day parallels - through events, activities, discussions, and more.