North-East Branch

All Library locations will be closed on Monday, September 7th in observance of Labor Day.

About this branch

The North-East Branch is located in the historic Northeast area - about 10 minutes from downtown Kansas City and contains approximately 65,000 items. The collection includes books, DVDs, music on compact disc, magazines, and paperbacks. Any materials not available at the North-East Branch may be borrowed from other locations or through Interlibrary Loan.

North-East branch

At this branch

  • Computers: 16 for adults, 4 for kids, 3 "express" (15-minute limit), & 7 laptops
  • Wireless: All branches have wireless Internet access.
  • Study Rooms:
    2 rooms — accommodate 1 – 2 people
    (2 hour limit; available on a first-come, first-served basis)
  • Meeting Rooms: 2 rooms
  • Village Post Office

Location & hours

6000 Wilson Road
Kansas City, MO 64123
Map & directions
Plan your trip by bus

Phone: 816.701.3485
Fax: 816.701.3495

Branch Manager: Claudia Visnich
Office: 816.701.3589

Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
More photos of the North-East Branch

Regular activities & classes

mural at North-East branch
Mural at North-East Branch

Children's Storytime
Every Friday at 10:30 a.m.
Bring your child to the Library for stories and a craft. Parent participation is welcome.

Computer Basic Classes
Every Saturday at 10:30 a.m.
1st Saturday - Computer Basics
2nd Saturday - Internet Basics
3rd Saturday - E-mail Basics
4th Saturday - Microsoft Word Basics

Book Groups

North-East Book Group
Every First Sunday at 2 p.m.

Village Post Office

Limited postal services are now available at the North-East Branch.

  • Purchase Forever Stamps
  • Obtain Priority Mail Flat Rate envelopes and boxes
  • Mail pre-stamped envelopes or packages
  • Enjoy extended P.O. Box hours

Branch history

The North-East Branch opened in 1914 in Northeast High School with 6,000 books. In 1986 the Northeast, East, and Blue Valley branches were combined into the North-East branch. The library building at 6000 Wilson Road opened in 1989 and now contains approximately 65,000 items.

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