North-East Branch

About this branch

The North-East Branch is located in the historic Northeast area - about 15 minutes from downtown Kansas City. In addition to items in English the North-East Library features a wide variety of materials in Spanish: books, magazines, fotonovelas, CDs, and DVDs. There is also a variety of books, newspapers in other languages to support the community.

North-East serves as a community center for the area as well as a meeting place for various community organizations and neighborhood associations.

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.
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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.

Read, Quilt, Talk!
Discuss books and work on quilting projects. Beginners are welcome!
Second Tuesday of each month at 6 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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