Missouri Latinos

Missouri Latinos Initiative
Events through May 2016

As part of a yearlong, statewide Missouri Latinos initiative, the Kansas City Public Library is offering an array of special programming exploring the history and experiences of Latinos in the Kansas City area. Events and special offerings run through May 2016.
Learn more...

This Week in KC History
Beautiful Dreamer Meyer Memorial fountain at Meyer and Ward Parkway

December 2, 1905: August Meyer, a leader in Kansas City’s park and boulevard movement and president of the Municipal Improvement Association, dies.

KC Unbound Blog
Researching School Yearbooks in the Missouri Valley Room

Have you ever kicked yourself for not holding onto your school yearbooks, or wished there was a way to track down an embarrassing photograph of an old friend or family member?

1864: The Year of Decision? 1864: The Year of Decision?

Event Archive

Video, audio & photos of what's been happening at the Library.

Giving to the Library

Support the Library

Learn More about how your gift to the Library makes a difference in your community.

Victorian Trade Cards in Kansas CityVictorian Trade Cards in Kansas City

Missouri Valley Special Collections

features local Kansas City history and resources. Browse our collection of historic images from Kansas City.

Civil War on the Western Border

Civil War on the Western Border

Explore the Civil War's legacy in our region with the Library's award-winning site.

Kansas City Public Library Beta